Interviews

Interviews

AAM makes strides with private debt offering

Absa Alternative Asset Management (AAM) is reaching the one-year mark with its private debt fund, which extends structured loans to small and medium-sized...

A last bastion of free markets

Failure is healthy in free markets, and crypto is a last bastion of free markets, writes Rob Price

Graphite empowers through effective due diligence

HedgeNews Africa chats to Jacques du Plessis, director and CIO at Graphite Asset Advisory, the independently owned financial services business, which offers specialist...

Ninety One sees three key dynamics at play

Three key dynamics are driving the equity markets in the first half of 2022, according to the 4Factor team at Ninety One,...

Differential blends data science and human ideas

Having launched in mid-2019, Johannesburg-based Differential Capital has made significant headway as a business, combining fundamental investment processes with artificial intelligence to...

Laurium tackles global markets with fresh impetus

Armed with decades of experience and helped by faster information flows as he explores global markets, Laurium's Rob Oellermann maintains that intellectual courage remains key for any fund manager

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...

THINK-ing out of the box

HedgeNews Africa spoke to Elmien Wagenaar at THINK.CAPITAL about the case for hedge funds, and how her portfolios take a different approach to...

Challenger charts the way forward in opportune times

The Challenger Trade Finance Fund has come through particularly difficult market conditions brought on by the global Covid-19 pandemic, with assets now...

Skybound rises to the challenge of real returns

In a potentially inflationary environment, a private debt allocation can help to secure real returns and capital protection