Fund Profiles

Fund Profiles

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...

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...

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...

Sanlam joins InfraSec for Africa infrastructure fund

Sanlam Investments has teamed up with Africa Infrastructure Securities (InfraSec) to launch the new US dollar-denominated Sanlam InfraSec Infrastructure Fund, which aims to tap...

Ashburton Africa makes progress

Fund manager Paul Clark follows a value approach, investing 80% of the portfolio in companies whose primary source of income is derived from Africa

Challenger builds trade portfolio

The Cayman-domiciled Challenger Trade Finance Fund is making steady progress with net returns of 10.72% since its inception on November 1, 2015.

Cadiz South Easter makes progress

The Cadiz South Easter Fixed Interest IDS QI Hedge Fund, managed by Alastair Sellick and team, is making steady progress as part of the...

CoroCapital makes a solid start

Johannesburg-based CoroCapital is approaching the 12-month mark with its new hedge fund, the company’s first foray into third-party fund management. The CoroCapital Hedge Fund, a...

SB Capital targets well-run firms

Veteran hedge fund managers Tota Tsotsotso and Mark O. Witten have teamed up to create Johannesburg-based Solaris Bataung Capital (SB Capital), a fully empowered...