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Private equity firms rise above global economic stress

by Ashford Nyatsumba, Senthil Walter, Alyssa Smith and Mpho Duiker at Webber Wentzel

Hugill moves to global role

Global financial services provider Apex Group has appointed Jon Hugill to the role of global head of open-end product and member of the executive...

Brozin set for Velocity launch

Sam Brozin will be launching the AG Capital Velocity SNN Retail Hedge Fund as of June 1, 2023, a long/short fundamental equity fund focusing...

Hedge funds finding favour, says Amplify

Hedge funds are experiencing a renaissance due to greater availability and the uncertain outlook for equities.  These factors, and the strong performance of Amplify Investment...

Novare celebrates 20-year record for Mayibentsha fund of funds

Novare Holdings, one of South Africa’s fund of hedge funds (FoHFs) pioneers, is celebrating 20 years of outperformance with its award-winning Novare Mayibentsha Moderate...

Pension funds hold key to unlocking infrastructure opportunity

The South African investment community and pension funds, in particular, are sitting on the cusp of an infrastructure boom that provides an excellent opportunity...

SA hedge fund industry assets rise 13%

Assets in South African hedge funds reached R83.2 billion in the 12 months to the end of December 2022, according to HedgeNews Africa research, increasing by...

A fragile global economy sets the scene for Q2

This quarter’s bumper edition comes amid renewed concerns in global markets, after a changeable and challenging start to the year. “The global economy is fragile....

Three-year track record for Differential multi-strategy

Fund has gained 18% annualised over three years, combining data science and machine learning with fundamental investing

Meago eyes global opportunity after SA hedge fund success

Meago Asset Managers has built a strong track record with its South African long/short property fund, and plans to launch a flexible global hedge...