Creating, nurturing and sustaining generational growth


We Are a Leading Multi Strategy Alternative
and Long Only Investment Manager

Our Investment Philosophy

Adhering to a Sound Investment Philosophy Has Seen Fairtree Deliver Long-Term Performance That Has Served Our Clients Well.

Fairtree is a leading investment manager that manages alternative and long only investment portfolios across all global asset classes for institutional clients and high net worth individuals. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, our firm commitment to a consistent investment philosophy has continued to deliver high-quality returns to investors since the inception of our first fund in 2003.

A Top-Down and Bottom-Up View

We Pride Ourselves on Our Acclaimed Specialist Teams, as Well as Our Tried, Tested and Proven Risk and Portfolio Management Processes.

Meticulous top-down and bottom-up analyses ensure a diversified selection of investments in each fund. With expertise grounded in South Africa, we have developed a diverse global product portfolio. Our solutions include a variety of equity, fixed income, credit, commodity, property, hospitality private equity, balanced and multi-strategy mandates across multiple global geographies with around R134 billion ($7 billion) combined assets under management.


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Setting Your Investment Goal

There are various goals that an investor may be desiring to achieve. The important thing to note about goal setting is the element of time . Goals can range from short, medium and/or long term. Whether your reason for investment be for capital growth, for capital preservation, to save toward retirement, for income withdrawals, saving to buy a house, saving to go on a holiday or even investing towards your children’s education, no matter the reason, choosing the correct investment vehicle and fund is key. Fairtree Invest, specializes in multi-managed solutions that are strategically designed to meet their client’s bespoke investment goals. Would you like to start your journey?

Ryan Jamieson

Ryan Jamieson

Head: Retail Sales (North & KZN)​

Ryan joined Fairtree in 2016 and is the head of Retail Sales. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined Momentum in 1998, where he held various roles, such as investment marketing, sales and distribution, over 15 years. In addition, he led the national team of Investment Specialists at Momentum and served on Group Investment Committees. Ryan then joined Investec, where he continued to be involved in the sales, marketing and distribution of the Investec fund range. He returned to Momentum as head of Wealth Management, where he was responsible for the full integration of the investment philosophy, house views, fund solutions and wealth management proposition.