This report shows public data only. Is this your organisation? If so, login here to view your full report.

Orbis Investments

PRI reporting framework 2019

You are in Organisational Overview » Basic information

Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Total 100%

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

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

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


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).

410 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Orbis is headquartered in Bermuda and has offices in eight countries. The majority of the portfolio management and trading activities for the Orbis Funds are conducted by a team of senior individuals based in Bermuda. Investment teams, which provide advice to the team based in Bermuda and/or undertake some portfolio management, are also located in London, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Tokyo. We also have a substantial operational presence in Vancouver, London and Sydney, and a smaller operational presence in Tokyo. Our Luxembourg office focuses on oversight and control for the Orbis SICAV Funds. Orbis comprises approximately 400 professionals, of whom around 40% are based in London and 20% in both Bermuda and Vancouver. 

We are associated with the Allan Gray Group, which is based in Cape Town and is also a PRI signatory. We share the same founder, investment approach, ethos and commitment to long-term wealth creation. As of 1 January 2016, Orbis and Allan Gray also share a common controlling shareholder in Allan & Gill Gray Foundation.

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.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the total assets at the end of your reporting year subject to an execution and/or advisory approach.

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

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

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

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity >50% 94 0 0
Fixed income <10% 2 0 0
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities <10% 1 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash <10% 3 0 0
Money market instruments 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

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

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

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

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Not Applicable)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

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

67.1 Developed Markets
32.5 Emerging Markets
0 Frontier Markets
0.4 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 09.1 - Percentages exclude commodity exposure, accruals and all hedging instruments. Fixed income exposures are determined with reference to the currency in which each instrument is issued.