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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

Senqu reaches three-year mark

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

Laurium taps into African bond space

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

Electus takes market-neutral approach

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

Excelsia builds record with hedge mandates

Market-neutral mandate benefits in volatile markets, while long/short strategy takes a longer-term view

Cheesman joins Protea as senior analyst

Ex-Investec man to support founder and fund manager Jean Pierre Verster, who manages a range of long/short portfolios and segregated mandates

Awards nominees extend gains

Updated provisional nominations for the 11th annual HedgeNews Africa Awards, based on 11 months of returns, reveal a strong line-up of managers that have steered through variable markets to deliver convincing gains so far

Hedge funds vs taking money offshore

Local hedge funds can play a valuable risk management role in South African’s challenging investment environment, writes Cornelius Zeeman at Fairtree

Two new Fairtree funds for retail market

Fairtree has launched two new hedge funds in response to increased market demand, extending its market-neutral product suite to cater to clients’ differing risk-return...