Independent Alternatives was founded by expirienced and award winning investment professionals on the belief that they could do more for clients.
Grant Hogan, BCom (Hons) (Economics and Finance) | CEO & Portfolio Manager
Grant is the CEO and co-founder of Independent Alternatives. Grant is overall responsible for the management of the business’ activities and functions, as well as managing portfolios and developing investment strategies.
Grant has more than 10 years’ experience and has a strong background in the management of hedge fund strategies. He was a senior portfolio manager and senior member of the investment committee at a leading investment management firm, where he c0-managed more than R4.5 billion in hedge funds strategies. He has a strong quantitative background and gained valuable experience operating in sophisticated investment environments. This experience and skill set allowed him to develop and implement innovative investment strategies across long-only and hedge fund portfolios. He has extensive experience using data science to develop investment strategies.
Grant is an award-winning investment manager, having won and receiving several awards and nominations for delivering outstanding investment performance. He brings more than a decade of wide-ranging financial market experience, with the last 5 years focused on absolute return and hedge fund strategies, that delivered robust investment performance through various market cycles. Grant also brings valuable programming skills to the team as well as experience in quantitative risk management, derivative pricing, and portfolio optimisation. Grant is a FAIS approved Key Individuals and Representative for discretionary investment portfolios including hedge funds.