All Weather Capital | About Us

About Us


All Weather Capital (Pty) Ltd , a level 2 BEE company, was originally named Silk Road Fund Managers (Pty) Ltd, which was 100% owned by Shane Watkins. Shane Watkins founded Silk Road after leaving Peregrine Capital in April 2008. Silk Road is an approved discretionary FSP (Category II) and a hedge fund FSP (Category IIA). Effective 1 February 2014 the company was renamed All Weather Capital (Pty) Ltd.

On the 3rd of September 2015 John Oliphant acquired a controlling stake in All Weather Capital with Watkins in place as CIO.

The company currently has a team of 8 investment professionals led by CIO Shane Watkins, with an assets under management of approximately R7.5 billion. John Oliphant has been appointed as the Executive Chairman and Fulu Makwetla as a Non-Executive Director.

All Weather Capital (Pty) Ltd currently is looking to launch one of the first Retail Hedge Funds in South Africa at the end of 2015.