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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

Senqu reaches three-year mark

Global mandate underpins successful year in long/short equity for Carew and Crawford

Mining for alpha in a variety of ways

In an environment of potentially divergent outcomes, many managers are positioning in multiple ways

Strong start for Graphite Asset Advisory

Graphite Asset Advisory, headed up by ex-Alpha CIO Jacques du Plessis, has had a strong start with its discretionary fund management (DFM) business, attracting...

Laurium taps into African bond space

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

Paragon hones computer-driven model

The Paragon PFP Multi-Strategy Prescient QI Hedge Fund had a strong 2019, delivering a net return of 24.15% to the end of December. The systematic...

The value of hedge funds in multi-asset portfolios

With the benefit of perfect hindsight, research shows hedge funds have an important role to play in optimal asset allocation for Regulation 28-compliant portfolios, finds Ashburton's Chris Kloppers

Miltenberg optimistic on Africa

Philippe Koch believes 2020 provides a compelling entry point for investors across the continent, and he is cautiously optimistic about the outlook for the next few years

Ashton bets on business winners

Former Anchor Capital CIO Sean Ashton is managing a global long-only portfolio within an investment holding company on behalf of an ultra high-net-worth investor,...

Electus takes market-neutral approach

Hasson identifies good bottom-up opportunities in difficult South African markets