Diamond billionaire Oppenheimer backs new hedge fund startup

2016-10-18 10:44

The family of SA diamond-mining billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer is backing a new hedge fund to be run by ex-Capricorn Capital Group money managers Andrew Crawford and Stephen Carew.

Hedge fund robot outsmarts human master

2016-08-21 18:36

By luck or design, Nomura’s Simplex Equity Futures Strategy Fund ended Brexit day with a 3.4% gain, one of its best results in three months of trading.

Hedge fund industry delivers strong growth

2016-02-23 17:14

The newly regulated SA hedge fund industry has grown its assets under management by R5.1bn in the 12 months to December 31 2015.

Performance drives growth in hedge fund assets

2015-10-06 15:42

Assets under management by the South African hedge fund industry have shown a 15.8% increase on June 30 2015, compared to the previous year.

UK's richest hedge fund managers

2015-04-24 17:05

Britain's top-25 richest hedge fund managers' wealth has risen by £1.8bn to £14.8bn over the past year, shows the Sunday Times Rich List.

Hedge fund manager banks R100m on Abil

2014-08-13 23:43

A local hedge fund manager explains how he made R100m profit on African Bank Investments.

Ireland to approve hedge funds for lending

2014-07-28 09:44

Ireland, one of Europe's biggest hubs for funds, will allow hedge funds based in the country to lend to companies under new rules drawn up by the central bank.

Hedge funds bullish on European shares

2013-09-30 10:25

Hedge funds' negative bets on European shares signal their strongest conviction for years that the market will rise further.

Allure of hedge funds starting to wane

2011-12-16 15:30

Cracks are starting to show in the love affair between hedge funds and investors, after another year of paltry returns on expensive investments left many feeling cheated.

Brait in capital raising talks

2011-01-13 12:07

Investment group Brait SA Societe Anonyme says it is in talks on a deal that could be potentially significant.


SA hedge fund assets grow to R68.8bn - report

2016-10-07 05:00

The SA hedge fund industry’s assets under management have grown to R68.6bn, increasing mostly due to solid returns, shows the latest Novare survey.

Why should you invest in a hedge fund?

2016-07-14 11:00

Geoff Blount, MD of Bayhill Capital, says that while risk-free investment is never guaranteed, hedge funds offer a new asset class that shows more promise on its returns.

Novare launches retail fund of hedge funds

2016-02-03 17:09

Independent investment company Novare has announced the launch of its retail fund of hedge funds product.

New rules help hedge funds fight ’cowboy image’

2015-09-08 08:46

Hedge funds in South Africa are counting on new regulations imposed by the government to help them win credibility with pension fund managers who oversee R2.5trn.

Capetonian Kellermann accused as kingpin of R200bn Belvedere Ponzi

2015-03-23 10:07

Cobus Kellermann, CEO of Cape-based money manager Clarus Capital, has been fingered as a mastermind behind a massive global Ponzi scheme run from Mauritius.

Star bankers, traders ditch big US banks

2014-08-03 14:26

Crippled by lawsuits, US banks are grappling with an exodus of its best bankers and traders, lured by the huge salaries of hedge funds.

Hedge fund regulations published

2014-04-16 20:05

Draft regulations and a related explanatory memorandum for hedge funds have been published for public comment, the Financial Services Board and Treasury say.

Hedge funds brace for eurozone breakup

2012-02-01 14:33

Anxious hedge fund managers are searching for ways to protect themselves against a potential collapse of the eurozone.

Liberty Properties boasts upbeat returns

2011-02-08 11:07

Liberty Properties is punting property as a hedge against inflation.

Hedge funds

2010-08-27 09:34

A properly diversified portfolio needs some exposure to hedge funds, but negative perceptions remain a problem.

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