History & Core Businesses

Chimaera Financial Group is a specialist financial services provider operating in the areas of corporate finance and private wealth management.

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About Chimaera Financial Group

Chimaera Financial Group was formed in 1996 as a strategic transactions and arbitage group within Paloma Partners, one of the major market neutral hedge funds operating globally and based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Chimaera Financial Group's mandate included the development and trading of structured products for Paloma Partners.

In 1997 Chimaera formed an alliance with the Global Investment Manager Services division of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Inc. and expanded its business to include key strategies and products throughout Australia and Western Europe.

Core Businesses

Today, Chimaera's business covers a number of markets, principally Australia, East Asia and Western Europe.

It commands a unique position in the market having global capabilities in capital markets, securities services, corporate finance, trading and asset wealth management.