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NEW FUND

NXN on track with active equity strategy

 Nicholas Brett, Nicolas Spetsiotis, NXN Capital
Nicolas Spetsiotis and Nicholas Brett bring varied experience to new long/short fund, which makes a promising start
EDITOR'S LETTER

Timing is everything in enigmatic markets

Vigilance is key for managers and investors as markets reach new highs
COMPANY NEWS

Polar Star spins out for expansion

PolarStar Murray Derksen, Johann Theron, Casper Groenewald, Polar Star, commoditiesTeam broadens agricultural commodities focus to new mandates, with successful flagship fund hard-clo... Read more
BUILDING THE BUSINESS

Sanlam beds in after new fund launches

Bruce Simpson With a well-rounded platform in place, Sanlam Alternative Solutions makes strategic advance with n... Read more
NEW FUND

Steyn launches best liquid ideas Africa fund

Andre Steyn Andre Steyn, Steyn Capital Management, Africa FundCarve-out of existing Africa strategy to focus on more concentrated set of stocks, investing across ... Read more
BUILDING THE BUSINESS

Tantalum adds weight with four new hires

Simone Blanckenberg Assets up strongly over 12 months as team extends core investment thesis into new areas, based on ... Read more
INVESTOR INTERVIEW

Caveo scrutinises sustainability of returns

 Gyongyi King, fund of funds, CaveoHedge fund returns have been strong, yet Caveo's CIO Gyongyi King urges caution as markets climb... Read more
INVESTOR INTERVIEW

Momentum eyes alpha outcomes

Kamini Naidoo Hedge funds can help investors achieve varying targets tailored to their risk and return profiles, s... Read more
FUND PROFILE

Small gains key to Assegai outperformance

 Fairtree's Stephen Brown clocks three years with moderate risk and consistent returns... Read more
NEW FUND

New opportunities for Atria in trade finance

 Grant Flanagan, Amigo Partners, Imara Asset Management, Africa, fundFund will initially focus on tobacco trade finance, broadening over time to incorporate other commod... Read more
BUILDING THE BUSINESS

Insparo expands with African fixed income

 London-based frontier and emerging markets specialist adds third fund to product range... Read more
NEW HIRE

Former Merrill Lynch man Murray joins IDS

Richard Murray Cape Town-headquartered administrator looks to help managers transition into new regulatory environm... Read more
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