Steyn Capital Management News

  • The Steyn Capital Management competitive edge

    The Steyn Capital Management competitive edge

    Boutiques Connect Update | Steyn Capital Management. “Fundamentally, we have four competitive advantages which also feeds into our investment philosophy.” In this update, André Steyn, CEO of Steyn Capital Management discusses what differentiates Steyn Capital from other hedge funds in the industry. View the video. André Steyn, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Steyn Capital […] Read more…

  • The importance of variant perception and investment edge

    The importance of variant perception and investment edge

    In order to generate alpha in financial markets, you must have a view that differs from the consensus, and of course, you have to be correct (it’s even more fun if you’re correct quickly, too). Generally, following what is being reported in the news will get you, at best, the market’s return, and, much more […] Read more…

  • Fantastic journey with fantastic returns – Steyn Capital Management on Asset TV

    Fantastic journey with fantastic returns – Steyn Capital Management on Asset TV

    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 […] Read more…

  • Steyn Capital wins 3 trophies at HedgeNews Africa Awards 2021

    Steyn Capital wins 3 trophies at HedgeNews Africa Awards 2021

    Steyn Capital SNN Retail Hedge Fund won the prestigious Fund of the Year award at HedgeNews Africa Awards 2021. “Steyn Capital had an exceptional 2021, taking home a total of three trophies on the night. Its Steyn Capital SNN QI Hedge Fund won best long/short fund, the industry’s biggest category, with a return of 51.05% […] Read more…

  • Forensic accounting analysis as key competitive advantage

    Forensic accounting analysis as key competitive advantage

    Week in and out, the arduous search for funds to review for finweek’s Fund in Focus page, for which outperformance is part of the criteria, has attested to the challenge of generating alpha (the additional performance when compared to the general market or benchmarks). The pursuit of outperformance has been no different to that of […] Read more…

  • Why don’t South African pension funds invest in hedge funds like their developed market peers?

    Why don’t South African pension funds invest in hedge funds like their developed market peers?

    According to a 2020 Mercer study of Europe’s largest pension funds, which covered assets of €1.1 trillion, 38% of these funds have an allocation to hedge funds, with the average size of allocations varying between 5% and 20% of fund assets. Our own analysis of the largest 200 pension funds in South Africa suggests that […] Read more…

  • Double honours for Steyn Capital & Blue Ink

    Double honours for Steyn Capital & Blue Ink

    The alternative asset management community gathered in a celebratory mood in Cape Town on the evening of February 17 to congratulate the nominees and eventual winners of the HedgeNews Africa Awards after a year of excellence in 2010. More than 200 industry players attended the gala dinner, which was again packed to capacity. Guests gathered […] Read more…

  • Steyn Capital Management celebrates first birthday

    Steyn Capital Management celebrates first birthday

    André Steyn at Steyn Capital Management in Cape Town has had an exceptional start with his Steyn Capital Fund, which has just completed its first year. The long/short equity fund has returned a net 42.44% in the 12 months to the end of April, putting it at the top of the HedgeNews Africa equity tables. […] Read more…