Fund Profiles

Fund Profiles

27four pioneers PE fund of funds

New product raises R630 million with a focus on supporting black business growth and driving economic transformation

Caution prevails for Catalyst

Weak fundamentals for the local property sector point to the high level of expertise required to successfully invest in the space

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...

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%

Senqu focuses on simplicity

Johannesburg-based Senqu Capital, headed by Andrew Crawford and Stephen Carew, has gained good traction in its first year of operation, with its hedge fund...

Oakhaven clocks up five years

Flagship fixed income hedge fund has delivered compound annual returns of 10.2% and a Sharpe ratio of 0.4.

Nitrogen moves into 12th year

Nitrogen has taken on Waldo du Plessis as junior portfolio manager, with David Oberholzer joining in October as a junior analyst

Methodical blends fundamental and systematic

Combining fundamental investing principles and systematic implementation forms the backbone of boutique equities firm Methodical

Solid progress for Anchor Accelerator

The multi-strategy fund, managed by Sean Ashton and Liam Hechter, has added a net 12.44% to the end of September