#8  Panel discussion on hedge funds:

Perceptions and challenges around hedge funds in the local market:
A discussion around the role of SA hedge funds for institutional portfolios, industry trends, criticisms as well as challenges facing the industry
Given by: Hayden Reinders - ASISA, Tatenda Chapinduka – Independent Alternatives & Kamini Naidoo – Momentum Investments

Hayden Reinders
• Chair - ASISA Hedge Fund Standing Committee.
• Head of alternative fund administration - Prescient Fund Services.
• B.Bus.Sci Finance (Hons) and PGDip Accounting - UCT (2003)
• CA (SA).
• Set up the hedge fund administration offering, and expanded the offering to include regulated CIS hedge funds
• In 2016 launched private equity administration, expanding Prescient’s alternative fund administration catalogue

Tatenda Chapinduka
• Co-founder and director – Independent Alternatives
• Hedge fund portfolio manager (multi-strategy)
• BBusSci (Actuarial Science) – UCT
• Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

Kamini Naidoo
• Portfolio manager – Funds of hedge funds – Momentum Investments
• 15 years' experience in the financial services industry - with 10 years dedicated to the hedge fund manager research and portfolio construction at Momentum.
• BSc Hons in Computer Science; BCom Hons in Financial Management
• Masters - Management in Finance and Investments (Wits Business School); CAIA charter holder
Season 1 / Episode 8 10 Sep 2019 English South Africa Business

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