Fund Profiles

Fund Profiles

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

Second education impact fund under way

Old Mutual Alternative Investments has made its first EduFund investment, allocating to Johannesburg-based Sifiso Learning Group.

Thuso fosters talent in private markets

Cape Town-based Thuso Incubation Partners a partnership between Ke Nako Capital and its black staff, is making meaningful progress in identifying and...

Momentum diversifies African real estate portfolio

London-based Momentum Global Investment Management, a subsidiary of Momentum Metropolitan Holdings, sees ongoing opportunities in the African real estate markets, where there...

Private equity offers growth avenues, says Agile Capital

Covid-19 is making a real impact on the liquidity of many organisations across South Africa, which has affected everything from logistics to...

How Section 12J is now disrupting timeshare

Darryn Faulds, fund manager at Mdluli Safari Lodge, discusses new 12J models in the time share business

Muhu makes gains in tough markets

Tatenda Chapinduka and Grant Hogan at Independent Alternatives have successfully navigated a tough period with their funds, making gains across the product...

Fairtree see benefits in multi-strategy approach

Fairtree’s multi-strategy hedge funds have benefited from their multi-faceted approach to this year’s complicated markets, each gaining more than 17% in...

Coronation makes headway in frontier markets

Coronation Fund Managers’ frontier strategies are making steady headway amidst an unpredictable and turbulent year for markets, investing in listed equities in...