2001: Launched Absolute Fund of Hedge Funds
The Absolute Fund was South Africa’s first fund of hedge funds, and has been delivering consistent returns for over 18 years.
2003: Launched Hedge Fund Emerging Manager Programme
This seeding programme helped launch the career of many successful South African investment boutiques.
2005: Development of a central data management application
This system allowed the business to manage information efficiently from various service providers. This system is now widely used in the industry.
2006: Launch of one of the first multi-strategy hedge funds in South Africa
The Multi-Strategy Fund performed exceptionally well and was later spun out into a separate business called Matrix Fund Managers.
2009: Separation of Alpha from Beta
The development of Proprietary Manager Diagnostics Applications ensured that managers were primarily delivering alpha and not commoditised beta.
2013: Launched the Prosperitas Fund
Launched the Prosperitas Fund. South Africa’s first blend of Proprietary Investors.
2014: Launched Corion Stable and Growth Funds
Corion’s first traditional mandates
2015: Launched the Gravitas Fund.
Launched the Gravitas Fund. A Unique Multi Strategy Hedge Fund.
2019: Launched Corion Prime Income Fund
Low-risk multi-asset and strategy fund, seeking higher returns than cash, maximising income.
2020: Amalgamation and takeover as portfolio manager of 5 local funds
Corion becomes the new portfolio manager of the Flexible Fund, Worldwide Flexible Fund, Income Retail Fund of Hedge Funds, Equity Retail Fund of Hedge Funds and the Multi-Strategy Qualified Hedge Fund