Industry Research

Industry Research

Rand-based hedge funds increase 12% in 2021, asset survey finds

Assets in rand-based hedge funds grew by 12.5% to R63.13 billion from R56.1 billion the year before, according to the latest HNA asset survey

How agile is your asset management team?

Outsourcing middle- and back-office operations can help unlock “agility-on-demand”, writes Enfusion's Dan Jacobs

ASISA sees growth in regulated hedge funds

Hedge fund industry grows assets to R86.93 billion in an environment of fund consolidation and regulatory constraints, according to ASISA

The days of easy returns are over, but opportunities remain

Grayswan notes that its clients' hedge fund allocations have outperformed the markets over the past three years and with much reduced volatility

Top recent real assets and alternatives papers

Real asset opportunities in 2022: from Chinese cold storage to cell tower REITs. See Savvy Investor's list of the top recent real assets and alternatives content

Déjà vu all over again for hedge funds?

So here we are in 2022 – and are we back to déjà vu again for hedge funds? It is perhaps strange after a year in 2020 when hedge funds – according to most investors – performed well through the early phase of the Covid pandemic. But suddenly it seems the value of hedge funds is back in question. Again.

The best white papers of 2021

The Savvy Investor Awards 2021 celebrate the best investment and pensions papers from the last 12 months. Find them here

Why private equity – pros and cons

How does private equity create value? Mmitji Letsoalo at Thuso Partners, discusses the pros and cons.

Aurum forges ahead in investor transparency

HedgeNews Africa sits down with the team at Aurum Fund Management (Pty) Ltd to discuss the challenges and changes around investor reporting in the hedge fund industry.

Investor Survey 2021: diversification key for post-pandemic portfolios

Investors are increasingly upbeat about hedge funds, according to our latest annual survey, which polled major South African allocators