Trine takes multi-layered approach

Cape Town-based Trine Capital has launched an innovative multi-strategy fund that taps into opportunities in both Namibia and South Africa, combining fixed income and...

Smith’s Trinomial fund goes live

Linda Smith of Trinomial Capital in Stellenbosch has gone live with her fixed income hedge fund, known as the Trinomial RCIS Vega QI Hedge...

Terebinth builds team with top talent

Headed by Erik Nel, the fixed income boutique is transitioning to a wholly manager-owned business, and plans to bring in new shareholders whilst retaining its Level 2 BEE status

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Paragon algo-driven fund on track

The Paragon quantitative multi-strategy fund has successfully launched as a regulated qualified investor fund (QIF) as of March 1. The fund is managed by Evan...

Laurium team celebrates 10 years

Ten years since launch and Johannesburg-based Laurium Capital is a thriving boutique business focused on the African marketplace, offering both long-only and hedge fund...


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Have hedge funds disappointed?

Recent press has been emotive about the disappointing returns of South African hedge funds over the past two years. Experience, however, teaches that emotion and investment prospects are often in stark contrast.

Zim leads the gainers as African bourses seek impetus

MSCI FM Africa Index declines 1.17% in July

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Investor appetite for hedge funds is soaring

Net demand is highest in at least three years, survey finds

Consortium inks Mazi Macquarie deal

The new majority black-owned and female-led enterprise is well positioned to provide South African institutional investors with access to a leading equities brokerage


Mkhize outlines EPPF’s aims

HedgeNews Africa sits down with Ndabezinhle Mkhize, chief investment officer of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. Mkhize joined the EPPF in 2014 as...

Asisa chair stresses value of hedge funds

Prescient Fund Services' Hayden Reinders, the new chairman of the hedge fund committee at the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA), is looking to drive industry change

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Northshore plans global multi-strat

Northshore Capital has assembled a strong team to manage the Empyrean Global Thematic Equity Fund, an actively managed global multi-strategy hedge fund. The fund is...

Peregrine Capital adds to investment team

With Peregrine Capital celebrating its 20th birthday later this year, it has hired a new investment analyst to support their tried and tested investment process....

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