Two worlds of experience.

Investment management for prominent institutions and individuals. A firm built around its Chinese and California cultural heritage of investing for the long-term while recognizing change and innovation.


Since 1969 from its location in the Silicon Valley, C.M. Capital Corporation (“CMC”) has provided investment insight and opportunities to the Cha Family and the Cha Group of affiliated companies.

The Cha Group began in 1949 with Dr. Cha Chi Ming’s creation of China Dyeing Works and now spans the globe and includes companies involved in textiles, manufacturing, real estate, technology, and financial services.

C.M. Capital Advisors, a subsidiary of C.M. Capital Corporation, was founded in 2007 to provide investment services.

We provide advice suited to meet our clients’ individual needs with a broad range of both alternative and traditional asset classes.

The Foundation’s purpose is to make grants to charitable and governmental organizations for charitable purposes and to provide financial resources and assistance for community-wide projects and programs in education, healthcare, and the betterment of cultural, environmental and economic conditions. Priority is given to charities that benefit the disadvantaged, particularly children, youth and families, especially in the Asian-American community. Strong preference is given to organizations in the Santa Clara County of California. All applicants must have federal tax-exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (or foreign equivalent) and be classified as “not a private foundation” as defined under Section 509(a), or as a governmental agency. The Foundation does not make grants to support the following: fundraising events; conferences; individuals; for-profit enterprises, and political purposes. Grants are made only after written applications are received and reviewed by the staff and presented to and approved by the Board of Directors.

C.M. Capital Corporation began in 1969 as a firm to manage the Cha family’s real estate investments in the United States and significantly grew over time. We assist and advise on hundreds of global investments in all asset classes.

Our unique perspective, stemming from our history as a family office and over 45 years of investment management experience, gives us a particular insight to the long term investment needs of our individual clients. Our family office heritage and the long history of our investment experience, have allowed us to cultivate and develop strong relationships with funds and investment managers worldwide.

C.M. Capital Corporation is affiliated (through ownership or board relationships with the following:


C.M. Capital Corporation (CMC) invests in real estate and, through its subsidiary C.M. Capital Advisors, alternative asset classes including venture capital, private equity and hedge funds. CMC has been an active investor and partner in Silicon Valley since its founding in 1969, achieving financial success and contributing to its community.


Richard M. Eigner

Partner and International Tax Planning Specialist at Pillsbury Winthrop, LLP

Robert K. Jaedicke

Dean Emeritus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stephan F. Newhouse

Former President of Morgan Stanley and former Chairman of Morgan Stanley International Inc.

Eugene Kleiner

Past Founding Partner Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Past Founder Fairchild Semiconductor; passed away in 2003

William F. Sharpe

Nobel Laureate and Professor Emeritus of Stanford Graduate School of Business

John Mumford

Founding Partner Crosspoint, Co-founder of 4 public companies: Hello Direct, Inmac, Office Club (Office Depot), and Ariba



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525 University Avenue, Suite 200
Palo Alto, California 94301

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PHONE: (650) 326-6480
FAX: (650) 325-4762