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In pursuit of undervalued assets

By Andrew Lapping on 23 Jan 2020

The South African equity market returned 12% in 2019, after being saved at the death by December’s 3.3% return. However, this pales in comparison to the 28%...

Reflecting on our top equity holdings

By Leonard Krüger on 28 Oct 2019

The performance of the Allan Gray Equity, Balanced and Stable funds has been disappointing over the past couple of years. Low single-digit returns from...

Allan Gray Equity Fund's 20th Anniversary

By Julie Campbell on 17 Oct 2018

If you had invested R1 000 in the Allan Gray Equity Fund when it was launched on 1 October 1998, it would be worth R56 572 today (at 30 September 2018). A...

Equity Fund update: Patience is key in investing

By Ruan Stander on 10 Nov 2017

Despite the high price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of the FTSE/JSE All Share Index (ALSI), our bottom-up investment process is finding attractive opportunities th...

What is the sweet spot for the oil price?

By Rory Kutisker-Jacobson on 25 Jan 2017

In the face of an OPEC oil production cut, shale producer activity and US President Donald Trump proposing various far-reaching changes what can we expect fr...

Africa ex-SA Equity Fund: Finding value in Nigeria

By Andrew Lapping on 01 Apr 2016

The first quarter of the year was particularly volatile. The Africa ex-SA Equity Fund closed unchanged for the quarter, masking substantial intra-quarter mov...

Actively adding value

By Grant Pitt and Pieter Koornhof on 31 Mar 2016

The trend towards passive management – where investment managers track market indices rather than pick individual stocks – has caused some to question the...

Sasol: A history of underestimation

By Rory Kutisker-Jacobson on 30 Jun 2013

Sasol is our clients' largest equity investment. Founded in 1950 and listed in 1979, Sasol's core business is to produce synthetic liquid fuels and chemicals...

The story is in the stocks

By Jonathan Brodie and Trevor Black on 30 Jun 2010

Investors who give their money to professional managers to invest still wish to remain informed about what their managers are thinking and how therefore they...

Why Sasol is our preferred resource share

By Andrew Lapping on 31 Mar 2010

Sasol's share price has fared poorly over the past year compared to the 28% appreciation of the FTSE/JSE All Share Index (ALSI). Going forward, Sasol will be...

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