Laurium Capital launches Irish UCITS Africa bond fund

Mark Battersby
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South Africa hedge fund managers Laurium Capital has launched its first Irish-domiciled UCITS fund, the Laurium Africa USD Bond Fund, on the Prescient Global Funds ICAV platform. The fund seeks to generate long term capital growth with low volatility and low correlation to equity markets by primarily investing in African (ex-South Africa) sovereign USD debt. Its reference benchmark is The Standard Bank Africa Sovereign Eurobond (excl. South Africa) Total Return Index. The fund can also invest in sovereign local currency debt as well as corporate credit in order to take advantage of...

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