Interviews

Interviews

Ninety One extends long/short record

The Ninety One Equity Long/Short Hedge Fund, managed by Hannes van den Berg in Cape Town, has extended its track record with...

Visagie plans new products at Optimum

Well-known industry professional Eugene Visagie has joined Optimum Investment Group as head of strategy, where he will liaise with clients and spearhead...

Global asset manager Emso eyes positive EM moves

Jens Nystedt, senior portfolio manager at London and US-based EM fixed income firm Emso Asset Management, talks about the outlook for global...

Investors see volatility in markets but opportunity for hedge funds

Hedge funds have generally done well to navigate a difficult year, investors say, and are now better placed to grow again, according to insights from leading allocators to the South African hedge fund industry

Volatility ahead? It’s what hedge funds are for

Commentary by Neil Wilson This year’s annual survey of investors looks encouragingly upbeat.   Yes, investors...

Amplify sees growth in retail assets

Amplify, which went live with its retail hedge fund solutions on LISP platforms in July, has so far raised R160 million from...

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...

Adventis takes dual approach in Africa

Africa-focused specialist Adventis Ltd is forging ahead with its equity and fixed income mandates, making good headway in recent years.

Novare focuses on tactical asset allocation

HedgeNews Africa spoke to Benedict Mongalo, CIO of Novare Investments, to discuss the investment environment after a perilous start to 2020 for investors.