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Innovative wine fund offers compelling prospects

Ken Kinsey-Quick of Diamond Capital Management in Stellenbosch is launching a fund investing in a global portfolio of fine wine

Nominees clock up gains over first 11 months

Early contenders for the HedgeNews Africa Awards offer standout returns over 11 months, but December may well swing the outcome

Extreme outcomes prompt soul searching

Ramaphosa’s win at the ANC conference was the good news this month but the Steinhoff debacle could not have come at a worse time for corporate SA

Effectus opts for RIF route

The Effectus Multi-Strategy Opportunities Fund has successfully converted to a retail investor product (RIF) on November 1, delivering absolute returns during turbulent market conditions

X-Chequer equities funds make headway

The X-Chequer equity funds have made solid gains this year, with the X-Chequer Long Short Fund adding 7.6% to the end of October and...

Senqu focuses on simplicity

Johannesburg-based Senqu Capital, headed by Andrew Crawford and Stephen Carew, has gained good traction in its first year of operation, with its hedge fund...

Provisional nominations for 2017 Awards

This month’s first provisional nominations for the annual HedgeNews Africa Awards, based on 10 months of data to the end of October, offer an early glimpse into those funds that have best navigated this year’s tricky conditions

Emperor long/short reaches three years

The quantitative-based long/short hedge fund strategy relies on a proprietary-built system tracking momentum stocks

Africa Healthcare Fund gets going

Independent global fund services provider Maples Fund Services, a division of MaplesFS, has been selected by Singapore-based Asia Africa Investment and Consulting (AAIC) to...

Investec Prime take honours

Investec Prime Services won two awards at the AGF Africa Service Provider Awards 2017. The awards, held on Friday November 10, included taking the...