A group of panellists at the recent SAVCA Private Equity Conference debated National Treasury’s proposed amendments to Regulation 28. The regulation is part of the Pensions Funds Act and limits local retirement funds’ exposure to certain investments to ensure portfolios are well diversified and do not take on undue risk.

Tanya van Lill, SAVCA CEO said they expect the changes to provide much needed economic stimulus to South Africa’s struggling economy: “The proposed changes to ...