Newsletter

Newsletter

Long/short ahead in October

South African hedge funds added a median 1.52% in October, according to the HedgeNews Africa South African Single-Manager Composite, which is now 11.7% ahead...

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...

All Weather continues with strong gains

All Weather Capital continues with another strong year, delivering solid performance across all its funds in October, reaping the benefits of its...

Keet takes the helm at Sanne

Sanne, the global provider of alternative asset and corporate business services, has appointed Alan Keet to the role of Head of Sanne,...

A call to arms for the hedge fund industry

The latest hedge fund statistics released by the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) to the end of June 2021...

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...

Smith joins Abax with focus on fixed income hedge

Linda Smith has joined the investment team at Abax Investments, taking over management of its multi-strategy fixed income hedge fund and continuing...

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...

Investor Survey 2021: diversification key for post-pandemic portfolios

Investors are increasingly upbeat about hedge funds, according to our latest annual survey, which polled major South African allocators

Numbers mixed in tough month

South African multi-strategy funds led the way in September, gaining a median 1.12% in a negative month for both domestic equities and...