KADD adds to research capability

Johannesburg-based fixed income specialist KADD Capital has formed a new partnership with macro fund advisers ETM Capital, with both parties sharing knowledge to enhance...

Renewed optimism for the hedge fund industry

The big picture is more positive, according to new research from Barclays, but it's a market-share game for managers that requires strategic thinking

Finding the middle ground

Investors want managers to be prepared to compromise on operational issues such as fees, but delivering middle-of-road performance is not part of the deal

Corporate changes at Imara

Leading African asset management and advisory group Imara Holdings has seen a change in ownership structure and will be de-listing from the Botswana stock...

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Challenger builds trade portfolio

The Cayman-domiciled Challenger Trade Finance Fund is making steady progress with net returns of 10.72% since its inception on November 1, 2015.

Cadiz South Easter makes progress

The Cadiz South Easter Fixed Interest IDS QI Hedge Fund, managed by Alastair Sellick and team, is making steady progress as part of the...

LATEST SINGLE-MANAGER INDEX VERSUS MARKET RETURNS GRAPH

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South African Composite0.13%1.57%
HedgeNews Africa Composite0.28%1.48%

Industry Research

Deutsche Bank’s AI Survey reveals how hedge funds can stay in the game

Survey finds that over three quarters of investors plan to grow or maintain their hedge fund allocations

Credit Suisse releases 9th annual Hedge Fund Investor Survey

The survey, entitled “Shifting Tides,” gauges responses from over 320 institutional investors

The Reading Room

Not all investment fees are equal

Over the last decade, there’s been an increased vocalisation of investors’ concerns about the cost associated with investing.

First of its kind ETF comes to the JSE

AMI Big 50 ex-SA ETF offers pan-African exposure outside of South Africa

Interviews

Momentum refines FoHF structure for more probable outcomes

Momentum Investments’ “hedge fund replication” programme is taking shape as it beds down its outcomes-based investment philosophy

Prime LISP platform eyes new CIS opportunities

HedgeNews Africa sits down with Chad Menton of Global Fund Administrators to discuss creating a retail distribution network

People Moves

Bergh back on board at Praesidium

Greg Bergh has rejoined long-time colleague Mike Beamish at Praesidium in Cape Town, while continuing with the Sanlam long/short fund.

Laurium boosts team with four hires

Johannesburg-based Laurium Capital has further bolstered its research, operational and risk management capabilities

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