With a track record spanning over 13 years Steyn Capital Management’s longest running fund has outperformed the stock market by over 4% a year while taking on only a quarter of the market’s risk.
Interviewed by Chloé Mulder on Boutiques Connect, an Asset TV video channel, André Steyn, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Steyn Capital Management, pointed out that “driven by fundamental stock selection, both hedge funds returned more than 50% and the Africa fund returned over 35% in 2021.” It has been a “fantastic journey with fantastic returns.”
André Steyn, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Steyn Capital Management, being interviewed by Chloé Mulder on Boutiques Connect. View the video.
On the issue of risk and with international hedge funds often in the news, it should be considered that South Africa has one of the most regulated hedge fund industries in the world. In addition, Steyn Capital Management is a licensed financial services provider and a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.
Steyn Capital Management portfolio managers intensively research every single company before investing . “We will easily spend 200 hours before putting on a position.” Further, “we don’t just speak to the company, but also speak to customers, competitors and suppliers.”
Steyn Capital Management has won many industry awards over the years, including the prestigious HedgeNews Africa Fund of the Year award.
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