Creating, nurturing and sustaining generational growth

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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 R115 billion ($6.5bn) combined assets under management.

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Our Footprint

CANADA | GUERNSEY | MIDDLE EAST | NAMIBIA | NORWAY | SA | SWITZERLAND | UK | USA

SA | GUERNSEY | IRELAND | UK | NETHERLANDS | NAMIBIA | LUXEMBOURG

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.