crescat Welcomes new Director of marketing and business development

10/18/2018 This is Derek Chow and I am the new Director of Marketing and Business Development for Crescat Capital. I am thrilled to join the firm and the talented individuals I now call colleagues here.  Learn More»

crescat hedge Funds off to a roaring start in october

10/11/2018  As September ended, so did the third quarter with diverging global financial markets: US stock indices marched to new highs while global stocks ex-US headed sharply downward. Emerging market currencies also faltered.  Learn More»

crescat global macro analyst, tavi costa highlighted in bloomberg markets article

9/12/2018  Longest bull market ever. Two trillion-dollar companies. Now you can add strongest rally ever during a tightening cycle to the list of milestones for U.S. stocks.  Learn More»

Global Macro fund ranked #3 in Macro category for june by barclayhedge

8/7/2018  The Crescat Global Macro Fund was ranked #3 in the Macro category for June 2018 performance  Learn More»

Crescat July Estimates

8/3/2018  China equity and yuan shorts worked well for Crescat’s hedge funds in July although US equity shorts and the gold longs held back the performance. We expect US equity shorts and gold longs to be changing soon in our favor.  Learn More»

Crescat hedge funds highlighted in bloomberg brief

7/17/2018  Both Crescat Hedge Funds were highlighted among the top performing Funds in the June Bloomberg Hedge Fund Brief. Learn More»

Crescat profits from yuan devaluation in June

7/3/2018  In our last quarterly letter, we showed five macro imbalances that were setting the Chinese yuan up for a substantial and imminent devaluation. Since then, our yuan devaluation theme has indeed started to play out again, like what began in 2015. Learn More»

crescat strategies offer opportunity to capitalize on coming downturn

6/25/2018  We strongly believe that the global macro investment cycle is turning down right now and that it is a critical time to take investment action if you are not already prepared. Learn More»

Crescat may update – strong performance across all strategies

6/7/2018 Crescat’s hedge funds and long-only strategy performed well in May as cracks began to show in global financial markets. Learn More»

Global macro fund ranked #1 in Macro category for February by BarclayHedge

3/29/2018 Crescat Global Macro Fund was ranked #1 in the Macro category for February 2018 performance . Learn More»

Crescat February performance featured in Bloomberg hedge fund brief

3/13/2018 Crescat Global Macro and Long/Short hedge funds were featured among top hedge fund performers for February in the Bloomberg Hedge Fund Brief. See More»

February Mid-month update: Crescat Global Macro up 11.7% Since Market Top

2/8/2018 All Crescat strategies have outperformed the market significantly during the recent decline. Read the Letter»

Crescat quoted in Bloomberg markets magazine

2/7/2018 Kevin Smith expressed Crescat’s outlook on China in a recent Bloomberg Markets Magazine. Read the Article»

Kevin smith appears on Bloomberg TV

Crescat’s Chief Investment Officer Kevin Smith discusses his outlook on China’s Currency and Credit issues. Watch the Video»

Happy Holidays from Crescat Capital – Includes New Charts

Investors today are the most net long and the most bullish they have ever been. These set-ups happen but a few times in a hedge fund manager’s career. Read More»

It’s 1929 – What would Joe Kennedy Do?

As we showed in our recent quarterly letter, there are numerous parallels in the market today to 1929 and other historic market peaks. It is times like now, that the financial success story of Joseph P. Kennedy should be particularly inspiring. Read More»

Crescat Capital Quarterly Letter Investor Letter Q3 2017

In our most recent quarterly letter, we show the overvaluation of US large cap stocks across six comprehensive dimensions. Read the letter»

Kevin smith to speak at World wealth creation conference

Crescat’s Chief Investment Officer Kevin Smith will speak at the World Wealth Creation Conference in Singapore on November 28, 2017. Watch the conference promotional video.

Kevin smith interviewed on Bloomberg TV

Crescat’s Chief Investment Officer Kevin Smith discusses his outlook on China’s Currency and Credit issues. Watch the Video»

CRESCAT Featured in bloomberg

Crescat’s China Currency & Credit Bubble thesis was featured in Bloomberg, including quotes from CIO Kevin Smith. Full Article»


By keeping interest rates on the world reserve currency too low for too long, the Federal Reserve has created speculative asset bubbles in far-reaching areas of the globe. Full Letter»


Crescat Large Cap Composite earned a 5-Star Overall Morningstar Rating™ as of 3/31/17. See Morningstar Disclosures


Kevin Smith and the Investment Team outline our Q4 2016 attribution and 2017 outlook. Watch the Presentation»


Kevin Smith was interviewed on Crescat’s recent positioning and outlook.


Crescat’s Kevin Smith was recently featured on CNBC’s Halftime Report, where he discussed our views on China


Crescat’s Chief Investment Officer Kevin C. Smith was featured in Barron’s for a hedge fund profile. In the article, Kevin discusses our recent success with our China Currency and Credit Bubble Theme, as well as the origins of the firm and our proven investment process.