Fund Profiles

Fund Profiles

Ascent raises PE capital for SMEs in East Africa

African private equity fund manager Ascent has announced the first rolling close of its Ascent Rift Valley Fund II (ARVF II) at more than...

Contrarian view gives Rozendal its edge

With nearly four years of track record and two distinct but complementary propositions up and running, Cape-Town based Rozendal Partners is now...

Meago applies hedge tactics to property sector

Meago Asset Managers, the Johannesburg-based specialist property equity fund manager, has developed a solid track record with its hedge fund, which launched...

African Alliance teams up for impact initiative

Thrive Africa creates a platform to invest in a greener, more prosperous and inclusive Africa

AIIM takes stake in Ghana data centre

AIIM expands its digital infrastructure footprint with investment in carrier-neutral, co-location data centre, via newly incorporated Onix Data Centre platform

SilverLeaf 12J focuses on cannabis industry

SilverLeaf Investments, a tax-efficient Section 12J investment fund, is now open for investment, with a focus on the fast-growing cannabis industry in...

Musgrave weighs in with more robust returns

Hechter and Hoff managed the inflection points deftly again in 2020, and are looking with confidence but also caution for 2021

Futuregrowth fund facilitates change

Many South African investment managers already have a strong track record of supporting economic development, notes Futuregrowth’s Jason Lightfoot, and investors looking...

Ashton takes methodical approach in year one

“Bull markets don’t die of old age – they get murdered.” That was the takeaway message Sean Ashton recalls from a conference...

Optis set for re-rating of African markets

2020 has been a challenging year for investors in African equities, admits Gavin Butcher, but African equity markets are primed for a turnaround