Hedge Funds

Investing in a hedge fund provides you with access to some of the world’s most skilled portfolio managers and opens the door to unparalleled investment strategies and opportunities.

What is a Hedge Fund?

A Hedge Fund is an alternative investment vehicle that enables you to generate returns for your overall portfolio in a unique way.

Our time-tested hedge fund managers have mastered the art of blending alternative assets and strategies to deliver unparalleled investment excellence.



Access hedge funds from as little as R1,000 a month, as a debit order contribution.


You can select hedge funds from our diverse range to suit your specific needs, financial circumstances and risk appetite.


Exceptional diversification opportunities for your portfolio, giving you access to countless, rewarding prospects in different asset classes, geographies, industries, and companies.


Unlock a range of extraordinary investment


Positively change the risk dynamic of your overall portfolio.


Including hedge funds in your portfolio will result in potential superior returns and the ability to generate positive returns even when markets are falling.


Enjoy unrestricted access to your money.

Not all Hedge Funds are high-risk investments…

The information provided in this video does not constitute advice and is intended to be educational in nature and/or to provide a general description of Hedge Funds. This video does not constitute a solicitation, invitation or investment recommendation. Investors are urged to seek specialised financial, legal and tax advice before investing.

Hedge Funds give your investment portfolio the extra edge.

Two types of Hedge Funds:

Qualified Investor Hedge Fund (QIHF)

Available to individuals, trusts or entities who wish to add alternative assets to their investment portfolio. 

Minimum initial investment:
R1 million

Retail Investor Hedge Fund (RIHF)

Available to individuals, trusts or entities who wish to add alternative assets to their investment portfolio.

Minimum initial investment:
R50,000 (depends on provider) 

Monthly contributions:
R1,000 (depends on provider)

Let us manage your investment journey.

Our investment solutions are strategically designed to meet our clients’ investment goals and aspirations, placing them on the path to a secure financial future.

Hedge Funds bring a unique pay-off profile / return signature to your investment portfolio

What makes hedge funds different to traditional unit trusts?

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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.