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Navigating the legal landscape for hedge funds

Innovative and strategic planning is required to navigate an increasingly complex environment, from regulation, to tax, transformation and ESG. Jessica Blumenthal and Johan Loubser at ENS share their views.

The case for listed real estate in a diversified portfolio

Finding smart and liquid ways to invest in property can make all the difference, writes Catalyst Fund Managers

Can machine learning assist in investment processes?

AI and machine learning have been a central theme in many business sectors this year. Does their disruptive potential extend to investment processes? Hear from Stephán Engelbrecht and Alungile Gcaza at Mazi NextGen

Hedge funds: A trusted companion on turbulent financial seas

The past few years have taught us that the world is an ever-changing and uncertain place. From unprecedented pandemics to geopolitical conflicts, global events have increased volatility in financial markets...

Private credit offering predictability in unpredictable times

Ryan Wood-Collier – Greenpoint Capital, CEO Worries of persistent inflation, the effect the rate-hiking cycle will have on an already strained economy, compounded by domestic...

Private equity and private credit – will rates muddy the outlook?

Private equity and private credit – will it keep doing so well with ‘higher-for-longer’ rates? asks Neil Wilson

OMAI fuels youth empowerment with R400 million injection 

Hybrid Equity, a division of Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), has made a R400 million funding commitment to the Tutuwa Community Trust to amplify South African youth education and empowerment initiatives

Wealthy investors convinced by alternative investments

High-net-worth investors “remain absolutely convinced” by alternative investments, including venture capital, cryptocurrencies, structured products, and hedge funds - despite a wider slowdown of inflows...

How hybrid equity is changing the investment game

The private asset class of hybrid equity continues to gain traction as the world grapples with market turmoil, uncertainty and volatility, with its performance and diversification...

Africa: Resilience in the private equity market

by Angela Simpson and Lydia Shadrach-Razzino, partners and co-heads of the Corporate/M&A Practice, Baker McKenzie, Johannesburg