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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

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...

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...

New Ashburton fund provides financing

The Ashburton Mezzanine Fund I will provide financing to established medium-sized enterprises across sectors

Verster goes global with Fairtree Protea

Jean Pierre Verster at Fairtree Capital has launched his third fund, the Fairtree Protea Global Equity Long Short IDS Retail Hedge Fund, which focuses...

Value Capital builds activist portfolio

Johannesburg-based investment company, Value Capital Partners, co-founded by ex-Brait duo Sam Sithole and Anthony Ball, has developed significantly since opening its doors a year...

Nitrogen moves into 12th year

Nitrogen has taken on Waldo du Plessis as junior portfolio manager, with David Oberholzer joining in October as a junior analyst