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It’s Good to back Yourself

Money Marketing (September 2014) Murray Winckler is Director at Laurium Capital, which he started in 2008 after 12 years at Deutsche Bank, South Africa, the last three as CEO. He is a CA (SA) and CFA. In a big corporate...
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Platinum – where to next?

The global platinum market is undergoing structural shifts that have left South Africa’s platinum industry smaller than it was a decade ago. After a damaging five-month strike that will result in employees taking over a decade to recoup losses on...
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Laurium Flexible Prescient Fund

FinWeek (April 2014) By Warren Dick   Heading in the right direction. While still new and relatively small, the Laurium Flexible Prescient Fund is being run by a team of investment professionals that have been around the block a few...
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The Changing Face of the Hedge Fund Industry

InvestSA (April 2014 Issue) Are hedge fund managers really high-rolling risk-takers who drive fast cars and take expensive holidays, cynically earning high performance fees off investor capital when the going is good before giving back their diminished assets when things...
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NEWCOMER LAURIUM HAS STRONG DEBUT

10 APRIL 2014, 07:26 By Stephen Cranston, FM Edition: April 11 – 2014 Laurium Flexible fund founder Murray Winckler. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL   A NEWCOMER to unit trusts has had a strong debut. The R170m Laurium Flexible fund returned 35,1%...
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Does size impact alpha generation?

Glacier Funds on Friday (4 April 2014) With the advent of passive ETF’s and other low cost investment alternatives in recent years, fund managers need to prove their Alpha generating abilities and fund of fund managers are under more pressure...
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Hedge Funds – Watch this Space!

There exists a popular misconception that hedge funds are volatile creatures that use an array of creative strategies to place large directional bets on stocks, currencies, bonds and commodities while using excessive leverage. In reality, hedge funds are misunderstood and...
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