AfricaHedge Awards 2006

Venue: The Vineyard Hotel
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Dates: Thursday, 07 December 2006 - Thursday, 07 December 2006

The inaugural South AfricaHedge Awards - held at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town on 7 December - was a groundbreaking affair, bringing together the brightest and best in the South African hedge fund world to celebrate the achievements of local managers during the year. Demand to attend the event was strong, with almost 200 people gathering for drinks on the lawn against the dramatic backdrop of Table Mountain at dusk, followed by dinner and presentation of the highly anticipated awards. Keynote speaker Kevin Gundle of London-based Aurum Funds rounded off the evening's formal proceedings with a keynote address, giving an overview of the global industry - with particular reference to the challenges and opportunities that South African managers face in a fast-changing landscape.