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Laurium long/short at nine-year mark

Johannesburg-based Laurium Capital, founded by Murray Winckler and Gavin Vorwerg, has reached the nine-year mark with its longest-running long/short equity fund, which has been...

Nitrogen moves into 12th year

Fund has returned a net annualised 14% since August 2006 with no negative years

Absa Africa fund makes headway

Managed by Johannesburg-based Godfrey Mwanza and Roy Mutooni, the fund is up a net 14.9% in US dollars so far this year

Strong growth for Prescient Fund Services

Prescient Fund Services has seen strong growth in its alternatives business in the past year, reaching R10 billion in alternative assets under administration with...

Standard Bank live with prime brokerage

Headed by Andrew Cairns and Francois Henrion, the equities-focused solution is an extension of the group’s existing processes and systems

Idwala launches first fixed income product

Niche, black-owned, fixed income house Idwala Capital has gone live with its first fixed income hedge fund mandate, the result of an innovative joint...

Badsha delivers in year one

Bulent Badsha at Sanlam Alternative Investments has clocked up a steady first year with his macro hedge fund, gaining a net 5.9% in the...

Man versus machine

Quant funds are gaining in prominence, but human intellect remains key across all hedge fund businesses

Prescient extends quant range

Dr Nafees Hossain moves ahead with plans to extend quant hedge fund range, joined by Wayne Gray

Hearn zones in with asymmetry

Kenny Hearn, who is running Cape Town-based Asymmetry A, a private hedge fund, believes there is a new wave of asset management on the...