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Built to last On value investing and the value of diversity
In the 21 years that she has spent in the industry, Perpetua Investment Managers’ co-founder and chief investment officer Delphine Govender has witnessed profound
15 Apr 2019
Bubble and boom Short the Dow, bank on China
Two very important trends are set to dominate hedge-fund strategy in 2019 – the all-too plausible prospect of a recession, and the rise in popularity of the Asia Pacific
15 Apr 2019
Mediclinic, Tongaat, Famous Brands, Aspen… Discovery? When cash flow signals risk
One of the upsides of being a hedge fund manager is that excessive risk can be viewed as an opportunity, rather than a perennial enemy as it is in the long only space. Too much
15 Apr 2019
Quicker, better and faster Investment banking: the importance of tailored financial solutions, the role of financial intermediaries and raising capital via special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)
South Africa’s first black stockbroker, Garuda Capital’s CEO, Rajen Pillay, is an insightful, knowledgeable and well-informed man. The energetic leader takes us on his
28 Mar 2019
The Forum is open SA’s leading investment management event for financial advisors and wealth managers is open for registration
Arguably SA’s premier event for investment managers, financial advisors, multi-managers, DFMs (Discretionary Fund Managers) and wealth managers, The Investment Forum
04 Mar 2019
Investing into Africa Things to consider when diversifying a retirement fund
With the changes to Regulation 28, many retirement fund trustees are keen to increase their exposure to African markets. However, it is crucial that trustees have a granular
04 Mar 2019
Securing the future of education A call to invest in the University of Venda
Many South African universities are considered among the best in the world. However, there are also many issues that are hidden below the surface that have come to the fore in
04 Mar 2019
Seeing in colour Is the idea of a changing industry real or fantasy, asks Rob Macdonald
There is much talk about how the industry is changing. How regulation and robots are teaming up to carve the financial planning profession into something unrecognisable. How there
04 Mar 2019
Personality cult crash Steinhoff’s demise shows danger of "big men" business leaders
The collapse of Steinhoff International, the multi-billion-dollar global business group, has been rightly described as the biggest corporate scandal in South African history. The
04 Mar 2019
PPS Investments Exclusive partnerships bode well for PPS Investments
PPS Investments was launched in 2007 when its parent company, the renowned mutual insurer PPS (established in 1941), perceived the need to innovate within the rapidly evolving
04 Mar 2019
SA Accountants Get Connected SA Accountants Get Connected to Help Power Prosperity amongst SMEs
On Tuesday, the 5th and Thursday, the 7th of February 2019, hundreds of accountants and bookkeepers descended on the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town and The Campus in Johannesburg to
28 Feb 2019
Life Insurance Single? You still should get life insurance
Did you know that fewer South Africans are getting married nowadays, with only 2.5 of every 1,000 people opting to tie the knot*? What’s more, those who do decide to walk
28 Feb 2019
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