About

Symposium 2022

The 13th annual HedgeNews Africa Symposium is scheduled for March 9, 2022 in Cape Town, and we are excited to be returning to in-person programming and networking.

The event will be hosted in conjunction with leading industry players, and will adhere to strict Covid protocols, in line with prevailing venue and government restrictions.

We are excited to confirm that Lee Robinson of Altana Wealth and Kevin Gundle of Aurum Funds will both be in keynote conversation at the event, providing insights across a range of important topics, from prevailing market opportunities (from crypto to climate) and where the hedge fund industry is positioned in the global asset management arena.

In addition, David Berman from Durban Capital, will be returning as a keynote speaker. Berman focuses primarily on the US consumer, and many of our audience will recall his great calls a few years ago to buy Amazon and Apple.

As always, the Symposium agenda will feature topical keynote sessions and interactive panel discussions, and we will be working with top fund managers, investors and service providers to craft an agenda that educates, interrogates and inspires.

The agenda will be accredited with CPD points for attendees. The event will retain a hybrid element, and programming will be made available for online viewing, as in 2021.

In a year of ongoing change for global economies, prominent speakers and panellists will focus on key issues affecting alternative asset managers and their investors.

Industry players can look forward to day of important debate and discussion, as well as a premium networking opportunity.

Symposium topics will include:

  • The macro picture: implications for managers and investors
  • Playing the Pan Africa story
  • Different hedge fund strategies and what they offer
  • Risk and reward in South African equities
  • Risk and reward in South African fixed income
  • How private debt is bringing change
  • From crypto to carbon and commodities – accessing new ideas

Who attends?

The Symposium attracts the top hedge fund managers, investors and service providers focusing on the African region.

Our programme is created by an editorial team who track the industry year round, giving us the edge in creating a topical and timely agenda that covers the real issues in the market.

We facilitate executive-level discussions with company decision-makers on our impressive speaker list, contributing via panel sessions and keynote speeches.

The one-day forum is held in a closed-door environment with no other media present, allowing participants the freedom to engage in in-depth discussions as well as interactive Q&A sessions.

For a full list of companies that attended the HedgeNews Africa Symposium, please email events@hedgenewsafrica.com

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