Sanlam Select Flexible Equity Fund – ZAR

The Sanlam Select Flexible Fund is a long-only unit trust collective investment scheme. Its asset allocation strategy is managed by Capricorn Fund Managers. The Fund has a broad mandate which may invest in various asset classes listed in South Africa, as well as the option to diversify exposure to offshore assets when deemed necessary.

The Sanlam Select Flexible Equity Fund is a well-diversified fund which targets equity like returns at lower risk levels.

The fund has a large equity exposure but also provides diversification through bonds, money market instruments and international assets up to a maximum of 25%, thereby reducing volatility compared to an all equity fund. The Sanlam Flex Fund is managed by an award winning investment boutique firm in Capricorn Fund Managers.

Fund Performance

The Fund is a US Dollar denominated, moderate risk, equity long/short hedge fund, which aims to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns on an absolute basis over any 12 month period by investing in Global Emerging Markets.

Capricorn GEM Fund comprises Capricorn GEM Fund Inc. and Capricorn GEM Fund L.P.


Fund Facts

Capricorn GEM Fund LP and Capricorn GEM Fund Inc, together Capricorn GEM Fund or CapGEM*, is a multi-currency, moderate risk, long/short equity hedge fund investing in Global Emerging Markets.

CapGEM, which is domiciled in the Cayman Islands, leverages the teams’ track record earned by managing the Capricorn Sanlam Collective Investments Stable Retail Hedge Fund. Launched in March 2008, it is built on a deep understanding of selected international counters.

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Fund fact sheets

We deliver consistent returns that meet and exceed expectations within a variety of markets, and the
Sanlam Select Flexible Fund is no different. Explore the fund’s performance since launch by selecting the year you would like to review, and sign up to receive updates via our newsletter.

The Investment Team

The fund management team is a close-knit team and have been together since inception. They were all raised and educated in emerging markets and have personal experience of political change and uncertainty, currency volatility and the emergence of a new middle class. We believe that this experience is essential in managing funds in emerging markets.

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South Africa

Capricorn Fund Managers (Pty) Limited

25 Culross Road, Bryanston, Sandton, Gauteng, 2191, South Africa

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United Kingdom

Capricorn Fund Managers Limited

Malta House, 36-38 Piccadilly
London W1J 0DP, United Kingdom

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