Interviews

Interviews

Differential blends data science and human ideas

Having launched in mid-2019, Johannesburg-based Differential Capital has made significant headway as a business, combining fundamental investment processes with artificial intelligence to...

THINK-ing out of the box

HedgeNews Africa spoke to Elmien Wagenaar at THINK.CAPITAL about the case for hedge funds, and how her portfolios take a different approach to...

Challenger charts the way forward in opportune times

The Challenger Trade Finance Fund has come through particularly difficult market conditions brought on by the global Covid-19 pandemic, with assets now...

Skybound rises to the challenge of real returns

In a potentially inflationary environment, a private debt allocation can help to secure real returns and capital protection

Adventis re-aligns Africa focus along impact lines

Africa specialist Adventis Ltd has re-aligned its long-only African equity mandate, and has renamed it the Africa Impact Fund, with a focus...

Changing African demographics to force pensions re-think

Africa has long been known for its youthful population, and while the continent will continue to have the largest youth cohort in...

In uncertain times, hedge funds can mitigate risks

HedgeNews Africa sits down with Lebo Thubisi, head of manager research at Alexander Forbes Investments, to discuss the global landscape, and how hedge funds can help shore up portfolios

Guernsey’s key role for South Africa clients

HedgeNews Africa catches up with Grant McLeod, Guernsey Finance‚Äôs South Africa representative, and David Crosland, partner at Carey Olsen, based in Guernsey, to discuss...

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...