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Industry in focus

In this edition we zoom in on the themes and ideas that emerged from the HedgeNews Africa Symposium, held in March in Cape Town. There was much...

Show of strength 

Interest rates, inflation and ongoing conflict in the Middle East and Russia/Ukraine are amongst the chief macro concerns for investors going into 2024, after...

Hitting the high street

In his January letter entitled: What’s in store for the alternative investment industry in 2023?, Jack Inglis, CEO of global industry body AIMA, predicted that...

Achieving wider reach

“You can get lucky for 10 years but it is difficult to do so for much longer.” This is the opinion of Jeremy O’Friel...

High expectations for hedge funds

The year has certainly started off with speed and intensity. “Let’s hope we haven’t had all our gains for the year,” is how one fund...

Investors upbeat on alternatives in tough markets

Generating real returns from traditional assets has been a challenge so far in 2022, as markets face ongoing trials amid macro dislocations.  Many alternative strategies,...

Mindful of changing markets

It’s been a brutal first half to the year, with managers re-appraising the investment environment in 2022’s vastly altered global macroeconomic conditions. “As investment managers...

Adding new dimensions

Diversity, sustainability and longevity were key themes at our 13th annual Symposium, held on March 9 in Cape Town, which brought a much welcomed return...

In search of the evergreen

Investors everywhere are in need of perennial portfolios that can withstand the ravages of time, delivering consistent and incremental gains

The winds of change

Adapting to a changing environment was much under discussion during this year’s annual Investor Survey, which contains important insights from leading allocators to the South...