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First close for Ashburton Mezzanine Fund

Ashburton Mezzanine Fund I has successfully reached the first close of its inaugural fund, raising R507.5 million from four investors. “The fund is targeting a...

GML partners for Africa trade finance

The new Eastern and Southern African Trade Fund launches this month, with $100 million and a focus on financing trade in Africa

Numus reaches three-year mark

Cape Town-based Numus Capital, headed by market veteran Isaac (Zac) Benatar, has reached the three-year mark with its South African long/short equity fund, delivering...

AIP in stride with ‘active alpha’ approach

Stellenbosch-based AIP Capital Management, started by Cobus Potgieter and Wilhelm Landman, enjoys a strong start with its short-term trading fund

Steady start for Mergence long/short

Hedge fund ideas flow out of broader investment process in the listed equities space

Enko debt fund shines in Africa

The fund has reached its 18-month anniversary, generating a net annualised return of 13.03% since inception in October 2016

Lochner moves to set up own shop

Ex-Peregrine Capital man plans new venture at Cuthman Capital

Prudential extends Africa reach

Prudential's new Africa Equity Fund is run on similar lines to its US$300 million Eastspring fund, but is a smaller, more aggressive version

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