Founded in 2015, by Mr. Steve Linden and Mr. M Peter Neumann, Chrome Strategies Management, LLC is an alternative private equity investment firm based in Stamford, Connecticut. Chrome Strategies Management, LLC (the “Investment Manager”) advises the Chrome Fund I, LLC (the “Fund”) and CSM Motorcars, LLC (the “Dealer”). The flagship Chrome Fund I was launched to US investors September 7, 2016 and two additional fund offerings are planned to also accommodate offshore investors.
The Chrome Fund I is a hybrid, closed-end private equity fund, investing exclusively in both a long term and short term portfolio of vintage & collector and concours-level motorcars.
As noted on our Team page bios, the CSM management team is comprised of four senior and experienced professionals; two are former institutional finance professionals from top tier firms, with a combined five decades of risk management, trading, or hedge fund marketing and business development experience. The remaining two are motorcar industry professionals with over seven decades of combined vintage & collector motorcar appraisal and valuation expertise, or motorcar industry-related business advisory and management consulting experience.
Each member of the firm is an avid motorcar enthusiast or collector, and each holds an extensive personal and professional network of trusted contacts across the institutional finance and global motorcar industries.