The Reading Room

The Reading Room

SA hedge funds – performance and quality defy quantity

South African hedge fund industry has R118 billion in available capacity

Private equity bubble could hit investors

Rapid growth, coupled with the lingering commodities bust, has raised concerns

Adding leverage to a fund does not always increase risk

Research shows a fund’s risk profile is influenced more by the nature of the underlying investments

Innovation to play critical role in managing hedge funds

Attempt to create new competitive advantages and to address regulatory and operational issues

Good returns aid industry growth, Novare’s annual survey finds

Hedge fund industry assets under management grow to R68.6 billion

Alternative asset managers and investors deepen partnership

Exploring a broader set of arrangements designed to improve alignment of interest

African agri projects on show

Council to present US$600 million worth of African agricultural projects at November meeting in Cape Town

Investors still see key role for hedge funds, Credit Suisse finds

More than 200 global institutional investors polled, representing almost US$700 billion in hedge fund investments

Hedge fund robot outsmarts human master

Hedge fund manager’s self-learning computer program places bet before sizable market move

8 things you didn’t know about SA hedge funds

They aren’t risky. They aren’t complicated. They aren’t run by cowboys.