Prescient is a diversified global financial services group, established in 1998 and headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. With an international presence in China, Jersey, Ireland, Namibia and the United Kingdom, the group offering comprises Investment Management, Platform and Administration Services, Stockbroking and Wealth Management. As at 31 December 2017, Prescient Fund Services globally had in excess of USD 20bn combined assets under administration or management, of which Prescient Fund Services (Ireland) Limited had in excess of EUR 1bn combined assets under administration or management. Prescient Fund Services has over 90 employees globally.

Press releases

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Infra Impact Selects Prescient Fund Services For Infrastructure Fund Administration

July 15, 2021

  • Prescient Fund Services to provide support for mid-market infrastructure fund
  • New fund to provide growth capital to South African mid-market infrastructure businesses
  • Fund has been seeded by Thuso Incubation Partners

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Laurium Capital launches Africa USD bond fund on the Prescient Global Funds ICAV

May 19, 2021

Laurium Capital (Pty) Ltd (Laurium), one of South Africa’s leading hedge fund and long only fund managers has launched its first Irish-domiciled UCITS fund, the Laurium Africa USD Bond Fund, on the Prescient Global Funds ICAV platform.

Andriette Theron, Head of Research, PPS Investments

PPS Global Equity Fund outperforms benchmark and exceeds USD 250 million in its first year on the Prescient Global Funds ICAV UCITS platform

May 12, 2021

  • First full year performance of the PPS Global Equity Fund
  • Fund has assets under management of USD 250 million (31 January 2021)
  • Designed for investors seeking long-term capital growth

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Peregrine Capital Partners with Prescient Fund Services for its first global equity UCITS fund

April 15, 2021

LONDON, DUBLIN and JOHANNESBURG, 15 April 2021: Peregrine Capital (Pty) Ltd (Peregrine Capital) announced today that it will start marketing its Peregrine Capital Global Equity Fund, following its launch on 18 November 2020. The fund, which sits on the Prescient Global Funds ICAV platform and is authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland, will initially be distributed to investors in South Africa, and subsequently to investors in other key European markets. 

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Moshesh Partners selects Prescient Fund Services for private equity fund administration

April 13, 2021

Moshesh Partners Fund Management (Pty) Ltd (Moshesh Partners), a mid-market private equity firm, has selected Prescient Fund Services (Pty) Ltd (Prescient) as the Fund Administrator to its first private fund.

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Prescient Fund Services hires Finian Power as assets under management exceed US$4 billion

January 27, 2021

DUBLIN 27 January 2021: Prescient Fund Services (Ireland) Limited, an independent provider of Management Company, UCITS and AIFMD Platform and Fund Administration services, has announced the appointment of Finian Power as Head of Investment Manager Oversight to the growing management company team in Dublin. 

Rob Childs, Head of International, Prescient Fund Services

Equitile Investments launches global equity fund on the Prescient Global Funds ICAV UCITS platform

January 05, 2021

LONDON and DUBLIN, 5 January 2021: Equitile Investments Limited, a London headquartered investment management company, has launched its first Irish-domiciled UCITS fund, the Equitile Global Equity Fund, on the Prescient Global Funds ICAV platform. The Fund, which launched with US$77 million of assets under management, will appeal to Equitile’s international client base.