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Thames River launches Africa Focus Fund


London-headquartered fund of hedge funds provider Thames River Capital has launched its Thames River Africa Focus Fund, allocating $15 million to 10 Africa managers as of 1 July, making it one of the first big multi-manager players to tap into the African markets.

The Africa fund aims for net returns of 15% per annum through exposure to multiple investment strategies across all African and Middle Eastern markets and asset classes.

It is managed by Ken Kinsey-Quick together with an investment team of 10. Simone Lowe joined in 2008 from leading South African fund of funds