In this interview, Andrew Ludwig from BLACK ONYX asks Lourens Pretorius from Matrix Fund Managers
- How he got into alternative investments.
- Some detail on the firm, team and strategies.
- How is the fund different from other traditional and alternative products.
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- Long Only
- Market Neutral
- Fixed Income
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