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Multi-year bull run ahead for crypto, says Witten

Digital assets, including bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, are at the start of a multi-year secular bull market, according to Mark O. Witten, CIO of Portal...

Bullish on blockchain

Marc de Kloe is bullish on blockchain.  From his perspective, what’s going on in the space is analogous to the start of the Internet evolution...

Orpheus develops ‘plug-and-play’ securitisation with next-gen AMCs

HedgeNews Africa sits down with Andrew Wolfson and Emile Fourie of Orpheus Capital to talk about the evolving world of personalised securitisation solutions and, in...

Hedge funds for a ‘polycrisis’ future

Is it just noise? CFM's Andre Breedt discusses longer-term structural shifts that are set to play out in yet uncertain ways.

Agrarius thrives as macro drivers build demand for agriculture

Agrarius Sustainability Engineered, the specialist agriculture investment company which issued South Africa’s first JSE-listed, sustainability-linked asset-backed sukuk (sharia-compliant bond-like instrument) in October 2022, issued a further R500 million...

‘Transformation snowball’ hitting SA asset managers

The South African asset management industry faces a ‘transformation snowball’ as retirement funds draw the line at the slow pace of change in the...

Banner year for Independent Alternatives

Independent Alternatives, headed by Grant Hogan and Tatenda Chapinduka in Johannesburg, had a watershed year in 2023, growing its team and executing its business...

Tshiamo raises for Gender Lens Impact Fund

Shiluba Mawela, a chartered accountant and managing partner at Tshiamo Impact Partners, is raising capital for a Gender Lens Impact Fund, seeking to address...

Mergence sees opportunity in infrastructure

South African pension funds can now allocate up to 45% to infrastructure investments yet they face limitations particularly in the listed space, which lacks...

Protea makes headway with international fund

Protea Capital Management has received Section 65 approval for its Protea International Hedge Fund, a global long/short fund focused on developed markets ex-SA. The fund,...