Investec Asset Management launches Global Environment Strategy

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Addressing institutional investors’ increasing focus on the risks of climate change, Investec Asset Management has launched the Investec Global Environment Strategy. The strategy, which invests in public companies across the value chain that benefit from the trend towards decarbonization, is designed to assist institutional investors exploring investment around long-term portfolio decarbonization. By seeking out those companies […]

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Investec Australia further expands its corporate advisory team

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Investec Australia has further expanded its Corporate Advisory team with the appointment of Anthony Lazzoppina as a Managing Director. Mr Lazzoppina will join recent senior Investec hires Christopher Stefanovski and Uyi Ighodaro as Investec positions itself as a leading specialist in advisory, debt and merchant banking expertise. He will work alongside Ben Smith who heads […]

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Investors need an enhanced toolkit to fight low rates, low growth

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Australian investors must broaden their opportunity set to face the dual challenges of low global interest rates and historically low economic growth, according to Investec Asset Management. Speaking at a media briefing in Sydney today, Michael Spinks, Portfolio Manager for Investec’s Diversified Growth strategy, said the combination of six years of rising global equity prices, […]

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Investec Asset Management launches total return multi-asset strategy for Australian market

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Investec Asset Management yesterday announced the broadening of its fund range with the launch of a dedicated total return multi-asset strategy tailored to Australian institutional investors. The Investec Diversified Growth (Australian) strategy will be managed as part of Investec Asset Management’s successful range of global multi-asset strategies. Michael Spinks and Philip Saunders, co-managers of the fund, […]

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Global Capital and Investec complete Evolt deal

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Principal investment firm Global Capital and Investec Australia Limited (Investec) yesterday announced the completion of an investment into emergency lighting designer, manufacturer and distributor, Evolt, as it acquired Atom Lighting, a Queensland-based distributor of LED lighting products. Established in South Africa in 1995, Global Capital recently established a partnership with Investec’s Australian operations. Global Capital manages […]

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Investors should look to blocs, not BRICS

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Investec Asset Management’s visiting global strategist Michael Power suggests new framework for emerging markets investing Emerging markets investors should move away from the flawed BRICs concept and frame the investment landscape in terms of country blocs that perform similarly as the macro environment evolves, according to Investec Asset Management Global Strategist, Dr Michael Power. Dr […]

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