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Patience pays for Allan Gray Africa

The Allan Gray Africa team saw patience rewarded last year as African equity markets grew strongly, validating long-held value calls

Fairtree Assegai leads the field at 2017 awards

The Fairtree Assegai Equity Long Short hedge fund has been named Fund of the Year at the prestigious HedgeNews Africa Awards 2017, celebrated in Cape Town

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...

Green Oak enters eighth year

The Stellenbosch-based Green Oak Go Green Fund, a South African fixed income hedge fund, has been making steady progress with annualised net returns of...

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...

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