Application Forms

Application Forms

Individual Application Form
Legal entities application form
Additional investment application form
Fund redemption form

Please complete all relevant sections of the form, and send it together with the required documents to Prescient via e-mail Application forms must be submitted before 14h00, five business days before the preceding month end. Proof of payment must be sent by the end of the month preceding the deal in date. The following supporting documents must be submitted with the application:

  • FICA Documentation
  • Proof of Bank Account Details
  • Completed Compulsory Tax Annexure.

Cogito Alpha Long Short Prescient RI Hedge Fund

The Cogito Alpha Fund is a Long/Short Equity Fund that invests in South African listed companies. The fund seeks to out-perform the JSE Shareholder-weighted All-share Index (FTSEJSE AFR SWIX J403), by making long term investments, in small and medium sized companies.

Key Information
Inception Date: January 2010
Minimum Investment: ZAR 100 000
Management Fees: 1,5% p.a.
Performance Fees: 20% above hurdle
Exit Fees: Zero
Lockup: 1 calendar month notice
High Water Mark: Yes
Prime Broker: ABSA Capital
Administrator: Prescient Management Company
Structure: Collective Investment Scheme (Retail Investor Hedge Fund)

Investors should take cognisance of the fact that there are risks involved in buying and selling any financial product, and past performance of a financial product is not necessarily indicative of future performance. The value of financial products can increase as well as decrease over time, depending on the value of the underlying securities and market conditions. This document does not constitute a solicitation, invitation or investment recommendation, and prior to selecting a financial product or fund, it is recommended that investors seek specialized financial, legal and tax advice.

Cogito Capital (Pty) Ltd is a licensed FSP, license number 23993.

Cogito: Latin [koj-i-to] ~ verb- I think, ruminate, ponder, consider, plan.

Conviction: [kən-vĭk′shən] ~ noun- the feeling of being sure that what you believe or say is true.