Fund Profiles

Fund Profiles

Ninety One and Ethos partner on impact fund

Recovery fund targets R10 billion to help restore South Africa’s economic health, with first close in July

Mergence and Third Way in renewable energy deal

Both parties bring strong track records in impact and infrastructure investing to R450 million refinancing of renewable energy plant

All Weather delivers in storm

The All Weather Capital hedge funds have delivered strong returns so far this year - with the firm’s long/short fund adding 7.66%...

STANLIB powers ahead with alternatives

Almost two years since launching its qualified investor fund of hedge funds, STANLIB Multi-Manager (STANLIB MM) is making steady progress on its...

STANLIB launches first impact investment fund

STANLIB Credit Alternatives has launched the STANLIB Khanyisa Impact Investment Fund, which will pursue investment opportunities in areas that support South Africa’s...

Hedge funds battle torrid Q1

South African funds endured their toughest months on record in February and March, yet they pared losses compared with the JSE and All Bond Index

PolarStar offers alternative to mainstream assets

Specialist commodity boutique PolarStar Management has ended the first quarter with an almost 10% gain from its Polar Star SNN QI Hedge...

Van den Berg progresses with long/short

Hannes van den Berg has made good progress with the new Investec Long-Short Equity Hedge Fund, which went live in March 2019

Empiric builds market-neutral track record

Data-driven investment firm Empiric Capital is close to a two-year track record with its South African strategy, which added a net 11.29% last year

Laurium taps into African bond space

Laurium believes that the African eurobond opportunity offers attractive US-dollar returns