27four Investment Managers is a leading independent South African-based provider of pooled multi-manager and customised fiduciary management solutions, catering for the unique and differing investment needs of retirement funds, corporations as well as individuals. The firm is widely recognised for unseating South Africa’s corporate giants through the provision of innovative solutions that are relevant, for identifying unique sources of return, and for challenging outdated market norms. Our disruptive approach to revolutionising the South African asset management industry is best illustrated by our pioneering efforts to create long-term sustainable solutions that are designed to respond to the dynamic needs of our clients.
The 27four team is guided by strong values that always place the needs of our clients first. We provide unbiased recommendations and design world-class solutions based on the experience, breadth and quality of our team. This, coupled with our innovative and modern investment approach that makes the best use of financial engineering, ensures that we can unlock value by implementing new approaches and ideas to fulfil the unique demands of our clients.
Through ongoing value-add, by way of product differentiation and the delivery of consistent and superior returns, 27four has earned its position as a leading provider of multi-manager and fiduciary management solutions to South African and international investors, both big and small.
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We offer a comprehensive and innovative range of expertly constructed multi-manager product solutions to cater for the varying needs of institutions and individuals. Our portfolio construction process harnesses the specialist expertise of asset managers within a skilfully defined asset allocation framework. Managers are optimally blended together to produce multi-manager solutions designed to deliver superior risk-adjusted performance over the long term.
Fiduciary Management Solutions
We seek to understand the investment objectives of each institution and develop bespoke portfolio solutions that match their individual needs and enhance their overall investment strategy.
2020 BRICS Solution Awards finalist: Living standards and demographics – Accelerated Black Business Growth Funding
2016 Best South African Multi-Asset Medium-Equity Fund: 27four Balanced Prescient Fund of Funds
2015 Best South African Multi-Asset Medium-Equity Fund: 27four Balanced Prescient Fund of Funds
2015 Best South African Multi-Asset Low Equity Fund: 27four Stable Prescient Fund of Funds
2015 Best South African Multi-Asset Equity Fund on a Risk Adjusted Basis: 27four Stable Prescient Fund of Funds
2014 Best South African Multi-Asset Medium-Equity Fund: 27four Balanced Prescient Fund of Funds
2014 Best South African Multi-Asset Low-Equity Fund: 27four Stable Prescient Fund of Funds
2016 Best Moderate Allocation Fund: 27four Balanced Prescient Fund of Funds
2015 Best Moderate Allocation Fund: 27four Balanced Prescient Fund of Funds
2015 Best Cautious Allocation Fund (Nominated): 27four Stable Prescient Fund of Funds
2014 Best Moderate Allocation Fund: 27four Balanced Prescient Fund of Funds
2014 Best Cautious Allocation Fund: 27four Stable Prescient Fund of Funds
2017 Asset Manager of the Year
2017 Gamechangers Woman of the Year
2017 Leading Woman-Owned Company
2017 Woman of the Year
2012 Emerging Women Owned Company in Financial Services
2009 Top Emerging Company of the Year
2009 Entrepreneur of the Year: Fatima Vawda
2009 Financial Services Pioneer: Fatima Vawda
2018 Imbasa Yegolide Awards (Batseta) – Overall Investment / Asset Manager of the Year
2016 EY World Entrepreneur Emerging Category Winner Awarded to Fatima Vawda, Managing Director, 27four Investment Managers
2012 Hedge News Africa Award Long-Term Performance – Fund of Funds
2017 BBQ Awards – Comair Outstanding Woman in Business Award
2013 Africa Asset Management Performance Awards 27four Balanced Prescient Fund of Funds and 27four Shari’ah Active Equity Fund
2017 Diamond Arrow Award for Overall Investment Services
2016 Diamond Arrow Award for Overall Investment Services
2015 Diamond Arrow Award for Overall Investment Services
2016 Top Performing Single Strategy Fund of Funds: 27four Alternative Long Short Equity
2016 Top Performing Single-Strategy Fund of Funds: 27four Alternative Market Neutral Fund
2014 Africa Asset Management Power 50: One of fifty most influential figures in African asset management: Fatima Vawda
2013 Africa Asset Management Power 50: One of fifty most influential figures in African asset management: Fatima Vawda
2016 Minara Business Recognition Awards – Business Achiever of the Year: 27four Investment Managers
2012 Minara Chamber of Commerce Award – Woman Achiever Award
INSPIRED BY CHANGE
What’s in a name? 27four was named after a turning point in South Africa’s history, 27 April 1994, the date of South Africa’s first democratic election. It is a representation of change, the power to hope, the power to aspire and the strength to realise the “African dream”. We are a leading African firm, actively transforming the financial services landscape and best positioned to leverage the changes reshaping the global economy.
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