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Investec Asset Management

PRI reporting framework 2018

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

Further options for investment managers (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.3. Additional information. [Optional]

Investec Asset Management (IAM) is a specialist provider of active investment products and services to institutions, advisory clients and individuals.

A very small percentage of the assets that we managed are sub-advised assets.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United Kingdom

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

987 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

IAM’s two main offices and investment centres are located in London, United Kingdom and Cape Town, South Africa. Portfolios are actively managed from both of these locations. Both our London and Cape Town offices perform investment, sales, client management and operational functions. We have further portfolio management presence in Hong Kong, New York, Singapore, Botswana and Namibia, as well dealing coverage for all global market trading hours from offices located in London, Cape Town and Hong Kong. Our other offices around the world are primarily Client Group centres focusing on sales and client management for their local market.

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year, Exclude subsidiaries you have chosen not to report on and any advisory/execution only assets.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 10-50% 42.7 0 0
Fixed income 10-50% 26.1 0 0
Private equity <10% 0.3 0 0
Property 0 0.0 0 0
Infrastructure <10% 0.5 0 0
Commodities <10% 1.6 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 10-50% 27.0 <10% 1.8
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

'Other (1)' specified

          Multi-Asset, Administration and Unspecified

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

We offer investment strategies investing in global, emerging and frontier markets spanning the equity, fixed income, multi-asset and alternative asset classes. 

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Private)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.



Developed Markets

  Emerging, Frontier and Other Markets

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]

As at the end of December 2017, IAM managed 57% in Emerging Markets and 42% in Developed (global) markets.