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Prescient generates solid six-month gains

Nafees Hossain statistical arbitrage, South Africa, market neutral, hedge fund, Prescient, Dr Nafees Hossain
Hossain makes good progress with statistical arbitrage fund, setting out long-term vision for strategy
EDITOR'S LETTER

Making intelligent choices

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Focusing on manager skill is becoming ever more critical in a host of areas, from fund performance to industry transition
BUILDING THE BUSINESS

Bataung and Blackstar align for future success

Bataung and Blackstar Tiso Blackstar, fund management, Tsotsotso, Stephen Pratt, Bataung, South Africa, hedge fundTsotsotso and Pratt continue managing their own strategies, while joining forces for new funds to ...
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NEWS

Service providers prepare platforms

South African industry starts the registration process to comply with new regulations...
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REGULATION

IDS offers turnkey solution

Administrator offers co-named and standalone services for South African hedge funds...
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FUND PROFILE

Kaizen builds on impressive three-year gains

Kaizen Team Kaizen, multi-strategy, hedge fund, South Africa, WittenEx-Absa's Ruth Forssman joins the team as COO, with new offshore fund in the pipeline...
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BUILDING THE BUSINESS

Sanlam creates one-stop Africa division

Sanlam St.John Bungey, Sanlam, Blue Ink, Africa, investing, asset managementNew best-ideas Africa fund due to launch soon, managed by Peter Townshend, adding to equity, debt ...
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ASSET SURVEY

Leading firms consolidate in 2014

Assets in South African hedge funds grew 18% in the calendar year 2014, looking at both rand and d...
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PERFORMANCE

Storming quarter for NXN Capital's Olympus

 Nicholas Brett, Nicolas Spetsiotis, NXN CapitalFocus and discipline key to success, say management duo, who take a collaborative approach with long...
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PERFORMANCE

Africa Merchant outpaces index since launch

J Kruger - Africa Merchant Jonathan Kruger, Africa, fund, equity, Africa Merchant, PrescientNew long-only Africa fund, managed by Jonathan Kruger, keeps its head up in tricky first quarter...
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PRIVATE EQUITY

Abraaj closes third Sub-Saharan Africa fund

Range of global investors raise US$990 million to put to work in private equity opportunities across...
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COMPANY NEWS

Maitland acquires Phoenix Fund Services

Global advisory, fund administration and fiduciary services firm buys leading UK-based fund administ...
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