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Crisis of confidence grips financial markets

04 Feb 2016

Investors fixated by the latest data releases instead of the broader trend Given the likelihood that market volatility will increase against the background of global growth and monetary policy

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Novare Group appoints new head of marketing

12 Jan 2016

Novare Group, the diversified financial services company and leading emerging markets investment adviser, has announced the appointment of Candice Danneberg as Head of Marketing. She joins Nova

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Novare announces new appointments

10 Dec 2015

Novare Actuaries and Consultants, an independent advisory business providing investment consulting services to institutional clients throughout Southern Africa, has announced the appointment of Now

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South Africa´s first retail hedge funds due early next year

30 Nov 2015

Novare CIS has been granted regulatory approval to launch South Africa’s first retail hedge funds under the new legal dispensation introduced in February this year, resulting in hedge funds b

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Nimble hedge funds amplify returns, minimise risk

17 Nov 2015

Concerns about the impact of fund size on the investment performance delivered by fund managers overseeing large pools of cash continue to reside in the minds of investors, especially where long on

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Novare Actuaries and Consultants grows its professional team

03 Nov 2015

Puseletso Mbele has joined Novare Actuaries and Consultants, the independent advisory business providing investment consulting services to institutional clients throughout Southern Africa, as a fun

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The strong performance of SA hedge funds will soon be accessible to retail investors

27 Oct 2015

Retail investors in South Africa will soon be able to invest in hedge funds, some of which out-performed the JSE by almost four times in the year ending 30 June 2015. Eugene Visagie, Head of He

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Global equities likely to deliver solid returns over the next year

19 Oct 2015

But South African stock market valuations look expensive The recent correction in global financial markets has left developed market equities about 10% cheaper and emerging market equities 25%

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Most hedge funds will qualify as retail funds under new regulations

14 Oct 2015

Most hedge funds in South Africa are well placed to be classified as retail investor hedge funds in terms of strict new regulations that require funds to be registered under the Collective Investme

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Private equity a favoured investment route to African growth

12 Oct 2015

Great investment opportunities in Africa are more likely to be found in the less common private equity asset class. That’s the view of Pieter de Wet, head of research at Novare Equity Par

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Strong investment performance drives growth in hedge fund assets

05 Oct 2015

Assets under management by the South African hedge fund industry reached R62 billion on 30 June 2015, showing a 15.8% increase on the previous year, according to the Novare South African Hedge Fund

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Novare Investments rated best multi-manager in South Africa

25 Sep 2015

Novare Investments, the independent multi-manger, was recently voted the Best Multi-Manager Fund Provider in South Africa at Global Fund Awards 2015 in London. The Global Fund Awards is an intern

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Novare Equity Partners appoints manager of investor relations and marketing

25 Sep 2015

Novare Equity Partners, the private equity fund manager focused on retail and commercial property development in sub-Saharan Africa, has appointed Lucy Campher as Manager of Investor Relations and

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Novare announces new appointments

22 Sep 2015

Novare Actuaries and Consultants, an independent advisory business providing investment consulting services to institutional clients throughout Southern Africa, has announced two new appointments.

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Capital protecting hedge funds thrive on market turmoil

08 Sep 2015

Hedge funds come into their own in turbulent markets. According to Nosibusiso Ngqondoyi, Portfolio Manager at independent multi-manager, Novare Investments, “The benefits of having hedge

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Hedge funds offer retail investors capital protection and diversification benefits

20 Aug 2015

With new regulations finalised and hedge funds preparing to be registered with the Financial Services Board (FSB) as collective investment scheme portfolios, the time has arrived for retail investo

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Little margin of safety in South African equities

03 Aug 2015

Global earnings expectations have the potential to surprise on the upside Unlike India and Indonesia, which implemented aggressive reforms to address economic imbalances after the “Fragil

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Global equity valuations are still attractive

05 May 2015

With the current equity market bull run about six years old, once buoyant investor sentiment has turned cautious in the wake of a significant increase in market volatility, and ahead of the expecte

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Regulation expected to encourage investment in hedge funds

13 Mar 2015

The long awaited regulation of hedge funds in South Africa, released last week by the National Treasury and the Financial Services Board (FSB), is a positive outcome for investors and hedge fund ma

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Clarity on Hedge Fund Regulation a boost for the industry

26 Feb 2015

Clarity on the regulation of hedge funds, referred to yesterday by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene in his budget speech, is expected to help the R54 billion industry meet the challenge of growing it

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Novare Equity Partners grows its property team in Nigeria

11 Feb 2015

Novare Equity Partners, the private equity fund manager with a mandate to invest in African real estate outside of South Africa, has expanded its team with the appointment of Divan Nieuwendyk as As

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Novare Actuaries and Consultants grows its specialist team

11 Feb 2015

Novare Actuaries and Consultants, the independent advisory firm that provides specialist support to institutional clients in Southern Africa, has announced the appointment of actuarial analyst Tino

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Expect elevated levels of financial market volatility in 2015

30 Jan 2015

Financial market volatility, which has increased over the last few months from unusually low levels, should remain elevated during 2015 as macro-economic inflection points are reached. Commenti

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New apppointments at Novare Actuaries and Consultants Botswana

19 Jan 2015

Novare Actuaries & Consultants Botswana, the independent investment service provider in the diversified pan-African financial services group, Novare Holdings, has announced several new appointm

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Construction commences on Lekki Mall, the largest shopping centre in Lagos

03 Dec 2014

The foundation stone-laying ceremony of the $83 million Lekki Mall, held on Friday 21 November 2014, marked the commencement of construction of the largest shopping mall in Lagos, Nigeria. In atten

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New Appointments at Novare

28 Nov 2014

Novare Holdings, the diversified African financial services group, has announced new appointments at two of its subsidiaries, Novare Capital and Novare Wealth. Novare Capital, a facilitator of

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Novare Actuaries and Consultants grows fund management team

04 Nov 2014

Novare Actuaries and Consultants, the investment consulting business providing specialist support to institutional clients in Southern Africa, has announced the appointment of Phumlile Smith as Fun

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Global equities a better option than the still expensive JSE

04 Nov 2014

The recent correction in global equity markets removed a lot of the froth evident in valuation levels a few months ago and, looking ahead, global equities are likely to be supported by continued ac

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Trustees advised to keep investment strategy relevant

09 Oct 2014

SA asset consultant helps Botswana public retirement fund earn international recognition To deliver on their duty to maximise risk adjusted returns for members, retirement fund trustees need to

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SA hedge fund assets rise 27% to reach an all-time high

02 Oct 2014

Larger hedge fund managers attracted the bulk of net cash inflows Assets managed by South African hedge funds rose more than R10 billion, or 27%, in the year to end June 2014 to R53.6 billion o

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Novare Actuaries and Consultants appoints head of fund consulting

15 Aug 2014

Novare Actuaries and Consultants, the independent implemented consulting firm that provides specialist support to institutional clients in Southern Africa, has announced the appointment of Bafedile

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Jordan Estate honoured as South Africa’s top terroir wine producer

04 Aug 2014

Its many achievements saw Jordan Estate in the Stellenbosch Kloof area win the first Novare Trophy for South Africa’s Top Terroir Producer in this year’s Novare SA Terroir Wine Competit

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Fear of rising global interest rates could prompt equities shake-out

29 Jul 2014

Unusually low levels of volatility in asset prices over the last few months are not expected to continue and investors should brace themselves for more volatility, especially if US economic data co

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Equities to benefit as developed markets lead the recovery in global growth

06 May 2014

Global equities are likely to benefit most as the theme of resynchronised global growth continues playing out over the coming year, with developed economies accelerating gradually and emerging mark

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Draft regulations for hedge products welcomed

17 Apr 2014

Draft regulations published yesterday by the National Treasury and the Financial Services Board (FSB) including hedge funds under the existing Collective Investment Schemes Control Act (CISCA) have

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Novare Equity Partners grows it´s Africa team

09 Apr 2014

Novare Equity Partners, the private equity business in the Novare Group, has announced two new appointments to its growing team. Jared Halliday has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, and D

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Hedge funds near the end of a long road to product regulation

21 Feb 2014

The proposal by the National Treasury to include hedge funds under the existing Collective Investment Schemes Control Act (CISCA) is encouraging and will bring to a close a long period of regulator

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Novare Investment Solutions launched

17 Feb 2014

Independent financial services group, Novare Holdings, has announced the establishment of a newly formed subsidiary, Novare Investment Solutions, which will facilitate expansion of the range of inv

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Novare Equity Partners grows its Africa team

13 Feb 2014

Novare Equity Partners, the private equity business in the Novare Group, has announced the appointment of Basil Boyns as Project Manager Nigeria, based in Abuja. As a private equity fund manage

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Despite high valuations, global equities remain the asset class of choice

27 Jan 2014

With South African equities trading at a hefty valuation of more than 18.5 times historical earnings, investors should continue to look offshore where prices are more attractive, and to improve div

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