SA acts to meet offshore demand

South African fund managers are moving fast to meet investor demand for offshore diversification - and competition is growing from international financial centres

“Wie die f*k is RealFin?”

Cornelis Batten at RealFin is accustomed to flying under the radar, yet the company has a long history of partnering with clients to bring value in a range of areas

Peregrine Capital takes stock after 20 years

David Fraser and Jacques Conrad discuss the firm's 20-year history, its business and investment philosophy, and how the team works hard to be the best they can be

Verster’s Protea range makes steady progress

Hybrid "man and machine" style pays off as automation brings breadth to proprietary quantamental process

Prime backs alternative ideas

Investors are looking for new ideas and alternative sources of return, and talented managers are responding, notes Steve Pratt of Prime Asset Managers

Mergence increases Africa reach

Mergence puts innovative private equity model to work in Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana, and is exploring opportunities elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana and Zambia

Mkhize outlines EPPF’s aims

HedgeNews Africa sits down with Ndabezinhle Mkhize, chief investment officer of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. Mkhize joined the EPPF in 2014 as...

Asisa chair stresses value of hedge funds

Prescient Fund Services' Hayden Reinders, the new chairman of the hedge fund committee at the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA), is looking to drive industry change

Swarm adds Africa fund to platform

Swarm Fund, the blockchain for private equity, has added six funds to its marketplace since going live in January, including an opportunity to invest in...

Numus reaches three-year mark

Cape Town-based Numus Capital, headed by market veteran Isaac (Zac) Benatar, has reached the three-year mark with its South African long/short equity fund, delivering...