About ARCO

ARCO Investment Management, (formerly Optimal Fund Management Australia), is a specialist Australian equities investment manager, based in Melbourne Australia, focused solely on delivering absolute return investment outcomes to our clients.

Our aim is to provide investors with consistent, positive risk-adjusted returns, across all market conditions.

The company was established in 2008 by George Colman and Peter Whiting, who have long believed in the power of compounding positive returns and preserving invested capital, over time. 


The flagship Absolute Trust has delivered investors an average return (net of all fees) of 8.02% p.a. since its inception in September 2008, along with 80% positive return months over this same time period.