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All Weather Capital

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

The firm is a specialist asset manager with offerings in hedge funds, balanced funds and long-only equity both in South Africa and offshore with the objective of generating low volatility returns in the medium to long term with capital preservation as a priority. Fundamental research forms the basis of all asset selection based on the belief that the market misprices assets continually and the rewards are significant for those few who are diligent with the fundamentals and appropriate portfolio weightings.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

South Africa

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

11 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Our Team structure is made of 11 individuals.

1. Shane Watkins: Chief Investment officer and has an office in Cape Town, South Africa; however, spends at least 3 days a week in the head office based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2. Richard Shepard: Co-Portfolio Manager for the Global Emerging Markets Team which is based in Cape Town, South Africa.

3. Neal Smit: Portfolio Manager for the Global Emerging Markets Team based in Cape Town, South Africa.

4. Sanelisiwe Tofile: based in Johannesburg serving as the deputy Chief Investment Officer.

5. Patsy David: based in Johannesburg serving as Head of Research.

6. Dumisani Ndlovu: based in Johannesburg serving as Equity Analyst.

7. Prince Mopai: based in Johannesburg serving as Equity Analyst.

8. Gomolemo Seete: based in Johannesburg serving as Equity Analyst (specialising in Environmental, Social and Governance Research).

9. Mark Scholefield: based in Johannesburg serving as Fund Accountant and Operations Manager.

10. Mmakgotso Mogoane: based in Johannesburg serving as Business Development officer.

11. Chante Mntuyedwa: based in Johannesburg serving as Portfolio Assistant/ Fund Accountant.


All Weather also has the Executive Chairman, John Olifant, as well as Fulu Makwetla (Non-Executive Director) based in Johannesburg in shared offices.

On the board is the above mentioned John Olifant, Fulu Makwetla, Shane Watkins and Barbara van Metzinger.

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

All Weather Capital does not have any subsidiaries.

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the assets which are subject to an execution and/or advisory approach. Provide this figure based on the end of your reporting year

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

The reported Assets under Management as at 31/12/2019, are a combination of all assets within all funds managed by All Weather Capital. 

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity >50% 93.7 0 0
Fixed income 0 0 0 0
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds <10% 6.3 0 0
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Money market instruments 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

All Weather Capital's asset mixed is still largely listed equities with a portion allocated to hedge fund strategies applied to the management of the funds. 

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Not Applicable)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Not Applicable)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

0.003 Developed Markets
99.997 Emerging Markets
0 Frontier Markets
0 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]

A portion of our total AUM as All Weather Capital lies in the newly introduced Global Emerging Markets fund (Managed by Neal Smith and Richard Sheperd); 

The fund makes about R280 million of AWC's total AUM:

8.8% of this amount (R280m) is invested in Development Markets; and 91.2% of  the amount (R280m) is invested in Global Emerging Markets.