Green Oak clocks up seven years

Fixed income strategy offers compound annual return of 9.94% since inception, including a net 8.1% to end November this year

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Edge adds investment analyst

Davis takes the helm as CEO while Lekay joins as portfolio analyst

Barak launches Shari’ah fund

New trade finance strategy seeded with US$50 million from Bahraini investment bank Ibdar Bank

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Ashburton unveils RIF fund of funds

Retail fund of funds, advised by THINK.CAPITAL, adds to range of alternative products

Westbrooke thrives on activist book

Fund returns a net annualised 17.5% over three years, investing in concentrated portfolio of small- and mid-cap names


Monthly MediansJUN 2016YTD 2016
South African Composite0.26%2.94%
HedgeNews Africa Composite-0.67%1.05%

Industry Research

Hedge funds beat stocks and bonds on risk-adjusted basis in 2016

Hedge funds’ risk-adjusted return comes in at 1.45 for the year

Snakes and ladders

MSCI FM Africa Index dips 2.99 in November

The Reading Room

SA hedge funds – performance and quality defy quantity

South African hedge fund industry has R118 billion in available capacity

Private equity bubble could hit investors

Rapid growth, coupled with the lingering commodities bust, has raised concerns


Peregrine focuses on innovation

Identifying and supporting new businesses is important for industry growth, says CEO Jonathan Hertz

Sanne targets growth with IDS acquisition

Global administration group aims to provide clients with a broader product offering coupled with multi-jurisdictional presence

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Edge adds investment analyst

Davis takes the helm as CEO while Lekay joins as portfolio analyst

Fairtree builds distribution team

Gous and Jamieson on board to strengthen existing team as it grows national footprint with focus on wider retail market

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