Latest data from the end-March 2018 Quarterly Collective Investment Schemes Performance Survey, shows that, on average, 80% or more of general equity unit trusts and other collective investment schemes (ETFs) in South Africa, fail to produce total investment returns above the FTSE/JSE All Share Index.
Revised regulatory allowance for African investments can be a lucrative opportunity for pension funds, says Brett Mallen: Acting CEO, Sanlam Africa Investments
Phatisa, a sector-specific African private equity fund manager, has appointed Robert Jenkins as Senior Partner and acting Chief Investment Officer. Jenkins was one of the pioneers of the private equity industry in the UK.
Quantum Global has been subjected to a barrage of baseless and damaging allegations in the press in Mauritius while it prepares to contest actions taken by the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in the Mauritius Court.
Sweden’s development finance institution Swedfund has invested SEK 126m in the Evolution II Fund, which is focused on clean energy supply and resource efficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund) has announced that its CEO Kjell Roland will resign in the summer of 2018 when he turns 65, after almost twelve years at the organization.