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

International Hedge Fund Awards 2013 South African Multi-Strategy Fund of the Year

United Kingdom – 8th February 2013 – Today marks the highly anticipated publication of the 2013 winners of the International Hedge Fund Awards. Continue reading

Our brand refresh is a commitment to our values and another 10 years of performance and service excellence

Change is Inevitable but clear Values allow Adaptation Values are the motivating power behind purposeful action. They are the ends to which we act. This applies as much to life as to wealth creation. As Edge looks to celebrate a decade of wealth creation for our clients, we deem it appropriate to explicitly re-commit to […] Continue reading

Edge Capital hires James in risk role

Justin James has joined the team at Cape Town-based Edge Capital, where he will take on the role of risk manager following the departure of Kevin Xue, who is emigrating with his family to Canada. Xue leaves Edge at the end of June and is working closely with James to ensure a smooth transition. James […] Continue reading

Edge Capital Wins At Hedgenews Africa Awards

Edge Capital was the proud recipient of the award for Best Fund of Funds at the HedgeNews Africa Awards 2011. The winning fund was the Edge Iconic Torero Aggressive Equity Fund with a 16.6% return for the year and a Sharpe Ratio of 2.95. The winners were announced at a gala dinner hosted on Thursday, […] Continue reading

Edge Capital Wins Two Fund of Hedge Funds Awards

Edge Capital is pleased to announce that we received two awards at the 1st annual Africa Fund Manager Performance Awards at a gala dinner on Tuesday, October 11th 2011 at the Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town. The event was hosted by Africa Fund Manager magazine and rewarded those funds based in Sub-Saharan Africa as well […] Continue reading

Hedgenews Africa: Special Report 3rd Quarter 2011 ~ Hedge fund characteristics: adding risk or return?

By Pieter Davis, head of business development, Edge Capital Above-average returns in South Africa during the last decade as a result of favourable external factors such as strong commodity prices, appetite for higher risk premiums in emerging markets and a strong currency may not be repeatable in the future. The massive debt burden in developed […] Continue reading

Edge Capital wins Hedge Fund provider of the Year at the POA Imbasa Yegolide Awards

1 June 2010, Edge Capital is pleased to announce that we won the Hedge Fund Provider of the Year Award at the POA Imbasa Yegolide Awards for Professional Excellence 2010 on Monday 31 May. The Principal Officers Assosiation (POA) is a non-profit organisation that looks after interests of Principal Officers and trustees in the retirement […] Continue reading