We have a broad range of equity investment strategies covering global markets, emerging markets and frontier markets run by focused specialist investment teams using bespoke disciplined investment processes.
In its simplest form, Quality investing seeks to build an attractively valued portfolio of high quality businesses, each with a robust wealth preservation profile.
Investing in markets the quality way - September 2014
Tracking down great ideas – why return on invested capital is a crucial metric - December 2013
Our proprietary 4Factor Equities strategy focuses exclusively on companies which we believe are high quality, attractively valued, improving their operating performance and receiving increasing investor attention.
Understanding tracking error - July 2013
How do ESG ratings help the investment process? - July 2013
The Regime Indicator – Phase II – looking back to look forward - May 2013
Technical momentum – a review of recent performance and implications for the 4Factor process - January 2013
Does economic growth drive emerging market equity returns? - May 2012
Global Endurance Equity Strategy - Targeting superior long-term equity performance with lower volatility - May 2012
Are global equities fit for purpose? - October 2012
Investec 4Factor™ equity process enhancement: the Regime Indicator - December 2011
China: An investment perspective - August 2011
Why emerging markets, why now? - August 2011
Frontier & Emerging Market Equities
Our firm has its roots in Cape Town, South Africa, where it was founded in 1991. We are pioneers of investing in frontier and emerging market equities.
Africa: the case for sustainable growth - November 2013
Africa: The next investment frontier - August 2012
The state of play in African politics - February 2012
We offer a specialist approach to fixed income investment, focused on the active management of global interest rates, currencies and credit.
The case for an unconstrained reserve management strategy - July 2014
Macro currency hedges for global exposures - Building more efficient portfolios - July 2012
The Benefits of Currency Management - July 2010
Emerging Market Fixed Income
Emerging Market Debt (EMD) has become an increasingly important asset class over recent years and it has always been a core part of our business.
EMD the benefits and drawbacks of active and passive investing in local EMD - October 2014
Current conversations on African fixed income markets - May 2014
Opportunities in Asian Local Currency Bonds - December 2013
Africa: The case for sustainable growth - November 2013
Finding a suitable Emerging Market Debt solution - March 2013
Capital Flows to Emerging Markets, Central Bank Reactions and Considerations for Investors - May 2012
EMD Paper VIII: Opportunities in African fixed income - December 2012
EMD Paper VII: Emerging Market Debt: the next 10 years - May 2012
EMD Paper VI - Another way to play the EMD opportunity - March 2013
EMD Paper V - Active versus passive implementation strategies - February 2011
EMD Paper IV - How to allocate to emerging market debt - September 2010
EMD Paper III - Allocating to emerging market debt - July 2010
EMD Paper II - The structural development of emerging markets - March 2010
EMD Paper I - Emerging market debt as a separate asset class - February 2010
Our multi-asset strategies aim to add value through both asset allocation and bottom-up security selection. We offer global and emerging market solutions seeking growth and income.
The importance of diversification: free lunch or fallacy - January 2015
The benefits of diversified sources of income - June 2013
Exploring the current low growth environment - March 2013
Diversified Growth Portfolios: Beyond Naïve Diversification - August 2012