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Legae Peresec is a market leader in hedge funds, derivatives and electronic trading technology.

Legae Peresec is a provider of execution and custodial and prime services solutions. Offering experience of the local financial market landscape, our clients are assured of agile, tailored expertise in meeting their requirements.

Distinguished through our foundation in technology and best execution services, Legae Peresec seeks to develop long-term, sustainable relationships with clients by understanding their needs and financial objectives to ensure superior trading efficiency. Our independent and personalised service provides expertise in all areas of market connectivity and trading and access to top-rated non-fundamental research and consulting.


  • The client always comes first
  • Our people are our greatest asset
  • Be an active agent of change and promote sustainable transformation, skills transfer and development in the South African financial market
  • Strive to constantly deliver outstanding service and efficiency to clients
  • Focus unashamedly on financial innovation and world class technology


  • A skilled, experienced and proven team at the cutting edge of their respective fields
  • Market-leading trade technology and innovative product offering
  • Complete independence ensures our interests are always aligned with those of the client
  • Strong client relationships across all client groups
  • Strong interbank and trading partner relationships within our derivatives division
  • Top-rated derivatives, quantitative, risk, ESG and technical analysis research


  • Institutional Fund Managers
  • Local and Foreign Hedge Funds
  • Investment Banks
  • Life Assurers
  • Pension Funds
  • Wealth Managers
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Asset Consultants
  • Retail Investors


Legae Peresec has access to the following product markets:

  • Equities
  • Equity derivatives
  • Bonds
  • Currencies
  • Commodity derivatives

Legae Peresec offers an integrated, multi-currency, multi-asset class prime broking platform. It is recognised as a pioneer in developing the South African hedge fund industry, with a proven ability to innovate and respond to the increasing demands of sophisticated clients.

Legae Peresec Derivatives is one of the country’s leading derivative brokerage houses both in JSE execution volumes and research. Since 2009 Legae Peresec Derivatives has been voted the top derivative execution and research broker in South Africa both by Risk magazine and the Financial Mail rankings (AUM-weighted). To augment the price sourcing function of Legae Peresec Derivatives, the Structuring and Consulting team provides consultancy services in derivative and financial structuring.

Legae Peresec Research focuses on developing practical solutions for clients through innovative research, analytics and software utilities. The team prides itself on delivering understandable and robust answers in the fields of derivatives, portfolio construction, risk management, ESG and technical analysis.

Contact details

T: +27 11 722 7400

6A Sandown Valley Crescent, Sandown
Sandton, 2196