The Fund's Goal:
The Fairtree Silver Oak Equity Long Short FR Retail Hedge Fund aims to create capital growth for long-term investors by extracting excess returns from the South African equity market through directional long / short investment strategies.
Why hedge funds?
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The Fund is for you if:
- You have an existing investment portfolio and are looking for ways to enhance returns and further diversify your overall portfolio.
- Your view of diversification includes investing in a unique investment strategy that uses a directional (long / short) bias when investing in South African equities.
- Your main objective is to create real investment growth over the long-term.
- You are in the position to stay invested for 7+ years, allowing the fund to achieve maximum growth (although you may withdraw from the fund at any time).
- You are comfortable with an investment risk profile that is high / aggressive.
- You wish to generate potential positive returns even when markets are falling, capitalising on downside risk protection that hedge funds typically offer.