Gain is commensurate with risk. Risk varies inversely with knowledge.

Kaizen draws its name from the Japanese principle that advocates an orderly, incremental and continuous improvement in a process without becoming rigid in a way of thinking. This philosophy emphasises a humanised work environment, whilst encouraging experimental thinking.


Kaizen Asset Management (Pty) Ltd was established by Mark Witten and Ronen Mazor in early 2010. This dynamic partnership combines Mark’s...



Kaizen Asset Management (Pty) Ltd was established by Mark Witten and Ronnie Mazor in early 2010. This dynamic partnership combines Mark’s fundamental, bottom-up stock selection process with Ronnie’s profound macro-economic views and technical analysis.

The Kaizen Strategic Opportunities Fund is a South African multi-strategy fund, investing in a diversified portfolio of securities, commodities, derivatives, gilts and cash. The core focus is long-short equities, with alternative assets classes used predominantly for hedging of risk and / or speculation.


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"Commemorating" South Africa's Freedom Day can be tough when you feel like the country is in a really dark place. Viktor Frankl suffered as a prisoner in the Nazi concentration camps and offers some powerful ideas on Suffering, and Race, in his book: 'A Man's Search for Meaning'
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"From all this we may learn that there are two races of men in this world, but only these two - the 'Race' of the decent man and the 'Race' of the indecent man. Both are found everywhere; they penetrate into all groups of society. No group consists entirely of decent or indecent people."

"...everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way...
The way in which a man accepts his fate and all the suffering it entails, the way in which he takes up his cross, gives him ample opportunity - even under the most difficult circumstances - to add a deeper meaning to his life."
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  • According to the 2014 Preqin global Hedge Fund report Kaizen was ranked the #1 multi strategy fund in the world on a 3 year risk adjusted view; #6 best global multi strategy fund in 2014. Find Out More
  • In February 2015 we were awarded the prestigious top Hedge Fund in Africa on risk adjusted performance over 3 years. Find Out More
  • Selected as number 1 Emerging EM hedge fund at the Investor choice awards run by Hedgepo (March 2014, London awards) and we have also been nominated for the Emerging Market award for 2014
  • Number 1 performing South Africa hedge fund 2013. Find Out More


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