Acumen Capital was established in 2001 by Stuart Conway and Mark O’Brien.
The initial purpose of the company was to act as a structured intermediary between market participants in South African interest rate products. Greg Kamstra joined the company in March 2007, to focus on the management of 3rd party capital, resulting in the launching of the AcuityOne hedge fund in September 2009.
Risk Profile
LOW
LOW-MEDIUM
MEDIUM
MEDIUM-HIGH
HIGH


Fund Details
  • Investment Manager:
  • Acumen Capital (Pty) Ltd
  • Portolio Manager:
  • Stuart Conway, Mark O’Brien, Greg Kamstra
  • Incepton Date:
  • September 2009
  • Domicile:
  • South Africa
  • Fund Structure:
  • CIS Trust
  • Fund Category:
  • Fixed Income
Fund Profile
The Acumen AcuityOne SNN Retail Hedge Fund is a fixed income focused portolio. Investments of the portolio will be subject to the provisions and limitatons of Board Notce (BN) 52 of 2015.


Investment Strategy
The portolio focuses primarily on South African Government Bonds and interest rate derivatves such as swaps and FRA’s. The various yields curves are analysed rigorously on a post and forward basis using in house proprietary analytcal tools that have been built up to over the past 20 years. The portolio aggressively takes advantage of short and medium opportunites and pricing anomalies but concentrate efforts on making gains over the long term.
Latest Fund Return Figures
3 Month Return: -3.36%
6 Month Return: 5.25%
Year-to-Date Return: 0.23%
1 Year: 14.16%
3 Year (annualised): 11.20%
5 Year (annualised): 13.09%
10 Year (annualised): 16.46%
Since inception (annualised): 19.04%
Since inception: 541.59%


Source: Sanne Managed Account Platform RF (Pty) Ltd