Laurium Balanced Prescient Fund reaches it’s three-year milestone
Over the past decade or so, there has been a substantial increase in the number of boutique asset managers in South Africa. Investors have different interpretations of what boutique really means. For some, boutique is related to number of employees... Read More →
The past few years have been challenging for the hedge fund industry, with assets declining in 2017 and 2018. Extreme market and currency volatility impacted the performance of hedge funds and they lost favour with investors. However, 2018 was a... Read More →
CAPE TOWN, (January 2019). Fixed income fund manager J-P du Plessis has joined Laurium Capital, the boutique asset manager which manages several hedge and long-only funds in South Africa and the rest of Africa. In the past, Laurium has focused... Read More →
Independently owned asset manager, Laurium Capital, recently celebrated its 10th birthday. We talked to co-founder Murray Winckler to find out what differentiates this boutique firm from the rest.
The search for alpha in a drifting market
General equity remains an important category, even though the majority of new money has gone into the one-stop multi-asset funds, mainly in the heigh equity and low equity categories.
Laurium Capital, the independently owned asset manager based in Johannesburg, celebrated its 10th birthday on 31 July this year.
As the needs of independent financial advisers (IFAs) in South Africa evolve, asset managers, linked investment service providers (LISPs) and other service providers need to evolve too in order to make it easier to do business.
You’ll often see the CAPE, or the Shiller P/E ratio, mentioned in an article with a scaremongering headline like: Is “Irrational Exuberance” Back? CAPE Ratio Looking More Like the 1990s – WSJ, October 2017.