From Office to Boxing Ring: Financial Services Charity Fight Night 2015

Boxing for Good The Armoury Boxing Club in partnership with sponsors Thomson Reuters, hosted the 4th annual Financial Services Charity Fight Night on Thursday, 12 March 2015 at the Cape Quarter in Green Point, Cape Town. The notice goes out each year in October, looking for volunteers from the financial services industry – men and […] Continue reading

Edge Capital wins 2015 Award for Excellence in Alternative Strategy Funds South Africa

Nominated by clients, peers and fellow professionals; voted for by AI subscribers and agreed by industry experts. The awards are given to commend outstanding work in the global hedge fund industry over the past 12 months. The International Hedge Fund Awards 2015, sponsored by BarclayHedge, celebrates excellence and achievement in the emerging asset class. The […] Continue reading

Pieter Viljoen participates in the Opalesque 2015 South Africa Roundtable

Vast growth opportunities ahead for South African hedge fund managers The event was sponsored by IDS Fund Services and took place at the end of 2014 at the IDS’ Cape Town office. As per the Editor: The South African hedge fund industry can compete very well internationally. When overseas investors take a deeper look at […] Continue reading

Edge Capital supports the Santa Shoebox Project 2014

Every year, as part of our CSI initiative, Edge partner’s with a charity/NPO for the festive season to make a difference and bring some Christmas cheer. This festive season we’re participating in the 2014 Santa Shoebox Project. The Santa Shoebox Project distributes gifts to thousands of underprivileged children in South Africa and Namibia. The boxes […] Continue reading

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Winter Initiatives

Our 67 Minutes on Mandela Day – The Soup and Sarmie Drive Each year, South Africans are asked to give 67 minutes of their time in service of others on Mandela Day. This year the CSR Team decided to focus on the homeless in the community to “help make the Cape a place where no […] Continue reading

Edge Capital at HedgeNews Africa Symposium 2014

The South African Hedge Fund Industry gathers once a year at the HedgeNews Africa Symposium to discuss pertinent local and global developments likely to affect the industry and investors. This year, topics discussed included business growth, creating new investment products and coping with changing regulations, especially the Treating Customer Fairly legislation and the requirements for […] Continue reading

Edge Capital wins 2014 International Hedge Funds Award

2014 International Hedge Fund Awards – Winners Announced On 6 February 2014, the publishers of Acquisition International Magazine announced the winners of their 2014 International Hedge Fund Awards. Edge Capital was named the South African Multi-Strategy Fund of the Year. These global awards recognise the outstanding achievements of individuals and companies within the hedge funds […] Continue reading

Edge Capital wins at Africa Asset Management Performance Awards 2013

We are pleased to have been recognised recently with two top awards at the annual Africa Asset Management Performance Awards, held on Thursday, 24th October 2013 at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town. The Iconic Matador Institutional Fund achieved 1st place for the Best Fund of Hedge Fund of the Year, as well as 1st […] Continue reading

10 out of 10! A Decade of Outstanding Risk-adjusted Returns

Our Iconic Absolute Return Fund celebrates its 10th year This May marks a special milestone at Edge Capital as our Iconic Absolute Return Fund reaches its 10 year anniversary. The decade will be remembered as one of the most challenging investment environments on record with the world’s leading economies in seemingly perpetual crisis. Despite the […] Continue reading

Edge Capital appoints portfolio analyst

Verosha Sewbaran has joined Cape Town-based Edge Capital as a portfolio analyst, with effect from March 1, 2013, where she will be responsible for manager and strategy research across the team’s numerous domestic portfolios. Sewbaran recently completed her articles at KPMG and has three years of audit experience. She has a B.Bus.Sc (Finance) degree from […] Continue reading