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NEW FUND

Metope fund focuses on macro-thematic trading

Du Preez and Hall use South African derivatives and equity instruments, taking a directional and tactical approach
EDITOR'S LETTER

A fine line between minefield and opportunity

It's a taxing time for the industry, as managers await the final introduction of fine-tuned regulations while investors hold back for absolute clarity
NEW FUND

Fairtree goes live with global consumer mandate

 Managed by Danie Pretorius, long/short fund looks for equity ideas around the world...
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NEW FUND

Wagenaar launches first multi-advisor fund

 Elmien Wagenaar, Think Capital, Citadel, hedge fundTHINK.CAPITAL takes concentrated approach to South African equities via customised mandates...
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AWARDS

First nominations for 2014 Awards

Challenging market conditions are testing the mettle of managers everywhere, with competition hottin...
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NEW HIRES

Insparo adds two new analysts

Blaylock and Dijkstra build out specialist investment team, with focus on frontier markets in Africa...
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BUILDING THE BUSINESS

Stonehage merges with Fleming Family & Partners

Leading independent multi-family office to focus on Europe, Middle East and Africa region...
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NEW FUND

Du Plessis unveils plans for Marble Rock

 Flip du Plessis, Marble Rock Asset Management, currencies, commodities, fixed incomeNew firm to focus on fixed income, currencies and commodities...
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EDITOR'S LETTER

An industry transforming on many levels

 From a shifting market to evolving regulatory and operating environments, the ability to handle chan...
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FUND NEWS

Tower builds its range of funds

 Tower Capital, South Africa, long/short, hedge fund, Africa, investment, Bottger, FaircliffNew hedge and long-only mandates add to offering as flagship South African hedge fund passes the fiv...
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COMPANY NEWS

OMMM enhances approach to asset allocation

 Stephen Brierley, OMMM, Old Mutual, fund of hedge funds, hedge fundRecently rebranded after the merger of SYmmETRY and Acsis, the combined entity relies on a team-base...
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INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

Industry moves to reflect demographics

 Despite their niche positioning, South African hedge funds are widening the net towards greater repr...
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