PRESS ROOM

Hedge funds: Performance with reduced volatility

Fear and uncertainty are two keys factors that influence poor decision-making. The field of behavioural finance is dedicated to showing why investment decisions are not always rational. In the sharp-shock market environment of March 2020, a world hard-hit by Covid-19 resulted in immense volatility on the stock markets. Knee-jerk reactions were incredibly tempting. “Last year …

Hedge funds: Performance with reduced volatility Read More »

HedgeNews Africa – X-Chequer delivers consistent performance at Hedge News Africa Awards

The Coronation Multi-Strategy Arbitrage Fund took the prestigious Fund of the Year award at the eighth annual HedgeNews Africa Awards, presented at a gala dinner at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town in Cape Town last night (February 16). The Coronation Multi-Strategy Arbitrage Fund also won the award for the best South African multi-strategy fund, returning …

HedgeNews Africa – X-Chequer delivers consistent performance at Hedge News Africa Awards Read More »

Five-year record for X-Chequer’s flexible fund – HedgeNews Africa – September 2016

Fund focuses on compounding absolute returns with flexible directional exposure to equities, says manager Walker Naude Authored by HedgeNews Africa X-Chequer Fund Management’s Flexible Long Short Fund has reached the five-year mark, with an annualised net return since inception of 15.1%. The fund launched in September 2011 with Walker Naude as fund manager, based in Johannesburg, assisted by …

Five-year record for X-Chequer’s flexible fund – HedgeNews Africa – September 2016 Read More »

X-Chequer grows product suite

The launch of two new global funds complements a stable of successful South African hedge fund strategies and blended multi-strategy products Authored by HedgeNews Africa Cape Town-based X-Chequer Fund Management, headed by Werner Prinsloo, has successfully extended the track record of its existing funds while applying its skills to new products for the South African …

X-Chequer grows product suite Read More »

X-Chequer business shows strong growth

Authored by Hedge News Africa X-Chequer Fund Management has recently celebrated its eight-year anniversary as a business, growing consistently since founder and CEO Werner Prinsloo started out with a single hedge fund offering in 2006. The company now employs nine fund managers managing its five hedge funds out of offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg. …

X-Chequer business shows strong growth Read More »

Fixed income leads in first quarter

Authored by Hedge News Africa The HedgeNews Africa South African Single-Manager Composite added a median 0.98% in March, following its gain of 1.6% in February, to record a 2.71% return for the first quarter. The HedgeNews Africa Single-Manager Composite, which includes the performance of Africa-focused portfolios, added 1.09% over the quarter, including 0.64% in March. …

Fixed income leads in first quarter Read More »

HedgeNews Africa AWARDS 2012

The X-Chequer Flexible Long/Short Fund was named New Fund of the Year.

X-Chequer has strong start with latest long/short equity offering

Cape Town-based X-Chequer Fund Management has had a strong start with its latest South African equity hedge fund, the X-Chequer Flexible Long/Short Fund, which has gained a net 16.68% since inception last September. This compares with a gain of 9.79% in the JSE All Share Index over the period and 5.6% from the All Bond …

X-Chequer has strong start with latest long/short equity offering Read More »

Hedge funds – Playing a waiting game.

The changes to regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act could not come too soon for hedge funds. When they are implemented on January 1, pension funds will be able to invest 10% of their assets in hedge funds. This should boost the size of the SA hedge fund industry considerably .According to the authoritative …

Hedge funds – Playing a waiting game. Read More »

Call Us

+27 (21) 918 8200

X-Chequer Fund Management (Pty) Ltd is an  Authorised Financial Services Provider, Number: 31388