Equity funds forge ahead in October

South African hedge funds a median 1.89%

Effectus opts for RIF route

The Effectus Multi-Strategy Opportunities Fund has successfully converted to a retail investor product (RIF) on November 1, delivering absolute returns during turbulent market conditions

X-Chequer equities funds make headway

The X-Chequer equity funds have made solid gains this year, with the X-Chequer Long Short Fund adding 7.6% to the end of October and...

Provisional nominations for 2017 Awards

This month’s first provisional nominations for the annual HedgeNews Africa Awards, based on 10 months of data to the end of October, offer an early glimpse into those funds that have best navigated this year’s tricky conditions

Emperor long/short reaches three years

The quantitative-based long/short hedge fund strategy relies on a proprietary-built system tracking momentum stocks

New Ashburton fund provides financing

The Ashburton Mezzanine Fund I will provide financing to established medium-sized enterprises across sectors

Verster goes global with Fairtree Protea

Jean Pierre Verster at Fairtree Capital has launched his third fund, the Fairtree Protea Global Equity Long Short IDS Retail Hedge Fund, which focuses...

Value Capital builds activist portfolio

Johannesburg-based investment company, Value Capital Partners, co-founded by ex-Brait duo Sam Sithole and Anthony Ball, has developed significantly since opening its doors a year...

Equity funds steady as fixed income outperforms

South African funds add a median 0.46%

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