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Excelsia builds record with hedge strategies

Rajay Ambekar and Richard Middleton at Excelsia Capital in Cape Town are advising on two hedge fund strategies, a long/short fund and a market-neutral...

SA assets contract in tough year

Assets in South African hedge funds came in at R66.28 billion as at the end of 2018, a 3.17% decrease on the year before, according HedgeNews Africa research, with the overall numbers mask a year of change for the industry

Badsha targets different sources of return

Bulent Badsha at Sanlam Alternative Investments sees his long-volatility global macro opportunities fund as an important addition to a diversified investment portfolio, offering a...

Muhu multi-strategy at three-year mark

Johannesburg-based Independent Alternatives has achieved a three-year track record with its flagship Muhu Multi Strategy Prescient Retail Investor Hedge Fund, a quantitatively biased, macro-thematic,...

Wine fund opens for third tranche

Ken Kinsey-Quick at Kinsey-Quick Capital Management is opening his wine fund for a third tranche of allocations as of end March

Fairtree Protea takes top honours at 2018 awards

In total, 68 nominations were given across 16 categories, highlighting the strong performance of many funds in last year's negative markets

Skybound adapts Apello mandate

Skybound has adapted its Apello Fund for South African investors to include private debt and private equity, both local and offshore, while hedging out currency volatility

Abax fixed interest makes progress

Abax Fixed Interest Prescient RI Hedge Fund has had a strong year so far, adding a net 9.56% to the end of October, to...

Final close for Maghreb Private Equity Fund IV

AfricInvest, a leading pan-African mid-cap-focused private equity firm, has announced the final close of its North African Fund, Maghreb Private Equity IV. The African Development Bank...

Funds shine in second nominations

HedgeNews Africa is pleased to announce our provisional nominations for the 10th annual HedgeNews Africa Awards, based on 11 months of data to the...