Building The Business

Building The Business

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...

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...

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...

Prescient extends quant range

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

Balanced approach pays off for Obsidian

Johannesburg-based Obsidian Capital, founded by industry veterans Royce Long and Richard Simpson, is making steady progress with its multi-asset and long/short retail investor hedge...

Empiric adds South African strategies

Empiric Capital, a scientific data-driven investment firm headquartered in London and Cape Town, has successfully deployed its algorithmic strategies

Matrix delivers across product range

Cape Town-based specialist investment house Matrix Fund Managers, which has been in existence for more than 10 years, is progressively building its multi-faceted business...

Consistency is key for Abax

Cape Town-based Abax Investments, which runs a range of hedge fund and long-only mandates, has an established investment team and a bottom-up, fundamental research-driven approach to investing

Fairtree’s Blackwood comes of age

The commodities team at Fairtree Capital has carefully honed its philosophy and processes in the past 18 months, reaching a new level of maturity...