Peregrine Securities


Peregrine Securities houses one of South Africa’s leading derivative, equity and prime
broking operations.

Through its operating subsidiaries, the business is one of the largest stockbroking operations in South Africa, and is a top JSE equity and derivative member by volume and deals processed. The client base includes local and foreign hedge funds, investment banks, institutional fund managers, life assurers and high-net-worth individuals.

With a niche focus on electronic execution, derivatives and prime services, the business model is distinguished by a foundation in technology and best execution services.

Leveraging our position as one of the most experienced domestic service providers in these specialist fields, the Peregrine Securities team affords clients seamless access and insight into the South African trading environment.

With specific experience in the trading intricacies affecting hedge funds and active traders, clients are able to leverage the benefit of established relationships with all major industry participants, including administrators, financial institutions, regulators and investors.

Through its equities and derivatives subsidiaries, is a member of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with access to the following product markets:

• Equities
• Equity derivatives
• Bonds
• Currencies
• Commodity derivatives

Our broking execution capabilities extend to Africa and the international markets.

Prime Services

We oversee over R27 billion of client hedge fund assets on an in-house fully integrated, multicurrency, multiasset class prime broking platform. It is recognised as a pioneer in developing the South African hedge fund industry, with a proven ability to innovate and respond to the increasing demands of sophisticated clients.


Focuses on developing practical solutions for clients through innovative research. The research team prides itself on delivering understandable and robust answers on an adhoc basis to bespoke problems including:

• Derivative solutions
• Portfolio construction tools
• Quantitative analysis and risk-management solutions

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Within Peregrine Securities, subsidiary Peregrine Equities operates as one of the country’s largest stockbroking operations, and houses within the prime services hub a large number of South African hedge funds.

Peregrine Equities is ranked within the top five JSE equity brokers by volume and deals processed (JSE Stats), which is testament to an operation geared to cater for high frequency trading supported by world-class technology and connectivity.



Another subsidiary, Peregrine Derivatives, is one of the country’s leading derivative brokerage houses, both in terms of JSE execution volumes and research. Peregrine Derivatives has since 2009 been voted the top derivative execution and research broker in South Africa both by Risk magazine and the Financial Mail rankings (AUM weighted).is distinguished by a foundation in technology and best execution services.


To augment the price sourcing function of Peregrine Derivatives, the Structuring and Consulting team provides consultancy services in derivative and financial structuring.


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