Fund Profiles

Fund Profiles

Absa’s Pretorius uses quant tools to “solve” market problems

The AAM SNN Fixed Income Retail Hedge Fund, managed by Neels Pretorius at Absa Alternative Asset Management, aims for a cash plus...

Mazi NextGen readies move into AI strategies

Stephán Engelbrecht and Alungile Gcaza have joined Mazi Asset Management as of March 1 to spearhead its move into the use of...

27four makes progress in unlisted space

27four Investment Managers has made meaningful progress in the unlisted space, which now accounts for R3 billion in assets invested on behalf...

Obsidian extends hedge fund gains

Johannesburg-based Obsidian Capital, headed by Royce Long and Richard Simpson, has achieved a convincing track record with its hedge funds, which have...

Futuregrowth’s renewables focus offers long-term gains

Futuregrowth Asset Management has built an impressive track record in South Africa’s power sector, driven off the back of investing in renewable...

SouthernCross trio plan to expand offering

Cobus Potgieter and Wilhelm Landman, teaming up with Trine Capital’s Christiaan Janse van Rensburg, have launched independent asset manager SouthernCross Capital to...

Catalyst rolls out global long/short real estate fund

The Catalyst Alpha Global Real Estate fund is now available to be marketed to qualified investors, having recently obtained Section 65 approval...

Makwetu joins AIP ahead of multi-strategy launch

Yonela Makwetu has joined Tygervalley-based AIP Capital Management as its chief investment officer, amid ambitious plans to build a broader alternatives business...

Laurium launches global active equity fund

Laurium Capital has launched its Laurium Global Active Equity Fund, a Section 65-approved fund domiciled in Mauritius. Laurium has...

Goldblatt joins team at Chrysalis

Chrysalis Capital has taken on Nick Goldblatt as an associate partner and senior dealmaker as of August 1.  Goldblatt...