Mergence increases Africa reach

Mergence puts innovative private equity model to work in Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana, and is exploring opportunities elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana and Zambia

Mkhize outlines EPPF’s aims

HedgeNews Africa sits down with Ndabezinhle Mkhize, chief investment officer of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. Mkhize joined the EPPF in 2014 as...

Asisa chair stresses value of hedge funds

Prescient Fund Services' Hayden Reinders, the new chairman of the hedge fund committee at the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA), is looking to drive industry change

Swarm adds Africa fund to platform

Swarm Fund, the blockchain for private equity, has added six funds to its marketplace since going live in January, including an opportunity to invest in...

Numus reaches three-year mark

Cape Town-based Numus Capital, headed by market veteran Isaac (Zac) Benatar, has reached the three-year mark with its South African long/short equity fund, delivering...

RisCura outlines search for yield

Director of RisCura’s advisory business, Prasheen Singh, discusses the role of alternative assets in institutional portfolios

Patience pays for Allan Gray Africa

The Allan Gray Africa team saw patience rewarded last year as African equity markets grew strongly, validating long-held value calls

“Unpredictable” China still offers value

Without local knowledge and patient capital, China can be risky, says Dawid Krige at Cederberg Capital

ESG vital in hedge fund practice

Integrating ESG factors into investment strategies is part of the global agenda, notes CRISA's Oliphant

Momentum builds African real estate

London-based Momentum Global Investment Management is live with three projects in its Momentum Africa Real Estate Fund