Pure Hedge Fund

FLAGSHIP FUND

Fund Objective

The goal of the Pure Hedge Fund is to offer investment stability and downside protection while growing investors’ purchasing power. We aim to deliver returns above inflation over the medium term.

The Pure Hedge Fund has never had a negative year since its inception in July 1998.

Who should consider investing in the Pure Hedge Fund?

The Pure Hedge Fund is suitable for you if:

  • You want to achieve stable returns that exceed inflation and protect your capital
  • You are comfortable to assume a low level of market risk
  • You are ideally investing for at least two years

Performance net of all fees and expenses with all distributions reinvested

(as at 30 September 2019)

Value of R1 invested on 1 July 1998

Annualised net returns

(as at 30 September 2019)

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Net returns since inception

(as at 30 September 2019)

Net Return Pure Hedge
Fund
SA Multi Asset -
Low Equity Category
Cumulative 5,429.21% 668.69%
Annualised 20.78% 10.07%

Risk measures

(as at 30 September 2019)

Risk Measures Pure Hedge
Fund
SA Multi Asset -
Low Equity Category
Maximum cumulative drawdown -4.86% -22.91%
Highest Annual Return 133.81% 40.59%
Lowest Annual Return 0.59% -1.26%
% Positive Months 88.24% 76.86%

Important information on the calculation of net returns and risk measures:

  • The calculation of net returns and the risk measures comprises data from the inception of the Peregrine Capital Pure Hedge en Commandite Partnership on 1 July 1998 until 30 November 2016, thereafter the data relates to the Peregrine Capital Pure Hedge H4 QI Hedge Fund (“Pure Hedge Fund”).
  • The Pure Hedge Fund does not have a benchmark and does not contribute towards the return of the ASISA South African Multi Asset – Low Equity Category.
  • The South African Multi Asset – Low Equity Category is defined in the ASISA Standard on Fund Classification for South African Regulated Collective Investment Scheme Portfolios.
  • The market value-weighted average return of portfolios in the ASISA South African Multi Asset – Low Equity Category from 1 February 2000 to 31 January 2013, was the market value-weighted average return of the funds in the Domestic Asset Allocation Prudential Low Equity sector of the previous ASISA Fund Classification Standard.

Risk Profile

The Fund Fact Sheet contains all the information and disclosures as required by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority  (FSCA).

Portfolio Managers

Jacques Conradie

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager

Jacques joined Peregrine Capital in 2007 and is a Portfolio Manager of all the Peregrine Capital Funds, while also being Managing Director of the business. Jacques started his career at Old Mutual in 2006, where he worked in the Life Insurance Product Development team, and qualified as an Actuary. In 2005, as a student at Stellenbosch University, Jacques was awarded the Chancellor’s medal for being the top graduating student. He has represented South Africa at the International Mathematical Olympiad and International Olympiad in Informatics, winning Bronze medals at both events. Jacques is a member of the investment committee of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation and is a CFA charterholder.

David Fraser

Executive Chairman and Portfolio Manager

BCom, BAcc, CA (SA)

David co-founded Peregrine Capital in 1998 and is a Portfolio Manager of all the Peregrine Capital Funds, while also being Executive Chairman of the business. David started his career at Liberty Asset Management, where he was Assistant General Manager, mainly involved in non-consumer industrial company research. David was appointed Sector Research Head for this area in 1998. David qualified as a CA (SA) in 1994, after completing his articles at KPMG Inc.

Justin Cousins

Executive Director and Portfolio Manager

BAcc Sci cum laude, HDip Acc, CA (SA)

Justin joined Peregrine Capital in March 2013 and is a Portfolio Manager of all the Peregrine Capital Funds. He qualified as a CA (SA) in 2015, after completing his articles at Ernst and Young. Justin was nominated for the Dean’s list at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2006 and 2007.

Key Facts

Fund inception
July 1998

Fund status
Open

Fund ISIN
ZAE000230496

Minimum investment amount
R 1 million

email
info@peregrinecapital.co.za

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