Momentum rolls out replication strategy

Momentum's Alternative Equity Beta Fund can be combined to good effect with its actively managed multi-manager mandates

CDAM taps South African market

London-based independent asset manager CDAM (UK) Limited offers global hedged and long-only solutions, giving access to a concentrated portfolio of developed-world securities

Acanthin at three-year mark

Harry Singh's South African long/short strategy has delivered a net annualised return of almost 10% since inception in September 2015

Wienand adds weight at Polar Star

The Polar Star SNN Qualified Investor Hedge Fund is the top-performing hedge fund in South Africa over five years, with a track record stretching back to January 2010

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Strong 10 years for Chrysalis

Cape Town-based Chrysalis Capital has reached the 10-year mark as a business, with its Chrysalis Credit Arbitrage Fund achieving positive returns each month since inception in August 2008

Nitrogen makes steady progress

The Nautilus Nitrogen Retail Hedge Fund has generated a net annualised return since inception 12 years ago of more than 13%

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Accessing Africa: A guide for investors

Is there alpha to be found in Africa? Most definitely, according to those pioneering managers who look across the continent in the belief that hard work and patience will bring superior long-term returns.

Caution prevails on African bourses

MSCI FM Africa Index declines 4.82% in September

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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

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Mergence increases Africa reach

Mergence puts innovative private equity model to work in Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana, and is exploring opportunities elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana and Zambia

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...

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Sithole joins TriAlpha team

Nomonde Sithole has joined the investment team at TriAlpha Investment Management, where she takes on the role of investment analyst. At TriAlpha, Sithole will be...

Titley on board at Laurium

Mike Titley has joined the Laurium Capital team as of August 1, where he takes on the role of business development manager. Titley joins the...

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