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Fairtree Assegai makes gains

Stephen Brown enjoys a strong year with Fairtree Assegai Long Short, while building out his team and launching a new hedge fund strategy

James heads prime at Investec

Hamish James has taken the role of business head for prime services at Investec Bank

Independent Alternatives moves ahead

Tatenda Chapinduka and Grant Hogan have successfully crystallised their business and investment processes, and are looking forward to further progress

Concentrated efforts pay off for Optis

The Optis Global Opportunities Fund, a global multi-strategy fund managed by Heiko van Wyngaarden, has enjoyed a particularly strong two years, adding a net...

Zimbabwe turns a corner

Hope and doubt thrive in equal measure as Zimbabwe enters the post-Mugabe era, yet investors remain wary until the direction is clear

Childs in global role at Prescient

Childs has joined Prescient Fund Services (Ireland) as head of international business, and will spearhead the group’s global busines

Smith gets going at Trinomial

Long-time fixed income manager Linda Smith has started her new company, Trinomial Capital, based in Stellenbosch

Managers reflect on tough year

South African hedge funds have always turned in numbers that compare well with global peers and the markets. But last year was tough

Truffle adds to solid record

The Truffle SNN High Growth Retail Hedge Fund reaches its seven-year anniversary this month with net annualised returns of 22.63%

Nault joins Alexander Forbes

Nault joins from Mercer Investment Consulting, based in Chicago, where she was global head of hedge fund research