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Investec Opportunity Strategy

The Investec Opportunity Strategy aims to produce dependable inflation-beating returns, while minimising downside risk. The objective is to achieve returns well in excess of inflation measured over three to five-year periods.

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Clyde Rossouw

Portfolio Manager

Sumesh Chetty

Portfolio Manager


Proven 20-year track record in managing multi-asset strategies through various market cycles

Unique investment approach supported by a robust investment process

Globally integrated investment team with over 100 equity and fixed income investment professionals


1 Absolute return investing is about beating inflation at the lowest possible risk.
2 Risk is defined primarily as the risk of losing money. Much more attention is given to potential downside than potential upside when investment decisions are taken.
3 Downside volatility is regarded as more detrimental than overall volatility. Absolute volatility is very important in managing the protected component of the portfolio. It is extremely important to limit losses – these are very difficult to make up over time as these eventually lead to risk-seeking behaviour.


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