“Our mission is to better our existing and prospective clients’ expectations of their financial future. As we pursue that mission, we are guided by our culture and a set of principles that ensure we never forget what we stand for.
Our approach to investment management is a three legged strategy which seeks to address institutional investors and Individual investors (including high net worth individuals (HNWI). The third leg is intertwined with the first two in that it involves using Alternative investments in crafting client investment solutions.
AWM believes in research driven value investing. AWM seeks to identify assets that trade at a price below their intrinsic value with a high probability of price and value convergence. At AWM we make our investment judgments, based on the value of assets in place and consider growth assets to be speculative and inherently an unreliable basis for investing. Put bluntly, value investing to AWM means buying a business only if it trades at less than the value of the assets in place and we view growth, if it happens, as icing on the cake.
We believe that capital markets are not efficient. We also believe that market participants are not rational and exhibit behavioural biases which bring about value and price dichotomies. It is the presence of this disconnect between price and value of financial assets that we seek to exploit to the advantage of our clients. We believe that there are assets which have a high probability of price converging with value. We use our research expertise to assist clients in identifying and ultimately owning these kind of assets at the best possible price with minimal price impact in trade execution.
Licensed as an investment manager by the
Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe.
Institutional Wealth Management
Akribos Institutional Wealth Management (AIWM) is the leg in the AWM investment process that crafts investment solutions for institutional investors. Investment strategies include liability driven investment strategies for employee benefit funds as well as other strategies tailored to serve intricate needs of each institutional client. AIWM accomplishes this by partnering with advisors to institutional investors in creating the suitable value preserving investment solution.
Private Wealth Management
Akribos Private Clients (APC) is the leg in the AWM investment process that crafts investment solutions for individual investors with a deliberate bias towards high net worth individuals (HNWI). All individual investment activities make use of the investment profiling technique that takes into consideration behavioural biases in investments management.
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The third leg of the AWM investment solution offering is executed by use of alternative investments. AWM through Akribos Capital Partners (ACP) offers clients exposure to private equity, venture capital, commodity and hedge fund asset classes. Clients that subscribe to these exclusive investment options also enjoy exposures to infrastructure development, project financing and real estate related endevours.
- We Are a Fiduciary to Our Clients
Our clients’ interests come first…always. We Speak with the courage of our convictions. We say what we do and do what we say. We have the responsibility to be the voice of the investor, and we represent each client equitably.
- We Are Passionate About Performance
We are passionate about our work and intensely focused on performing at the highest levels. Our success requires that we out-think and out-work our competitors. We prize strong subject matter expertise and an insatiable appetite to learn.
- We Pay Attention to Detail
We understand that the best solutions emanate from ideas and contributions of a diverse team of partners and so we live by it. Diversity strengthens us and improves the quality of our service delivery to clients. We expect our employees to have a strong working knowledge of Akribos, each client and the environment in which it operates even beyond their core responsibilities. We employ these to ensure that each action we take is informed by a meticulous consideration of the client’s circumstance therefore communication is critical to the process.
- We Embrace Ingenuity
Consistently embracing ingenuity enables us to help our clients satisfy their needs best. Ingenuity requires us to be respectfully anti-bureaucratic, to challenge the status quo, informally think outside the box and to be unafraid of failure. We pride in our rich history of innovation, and extending it in introducing new and innovative approaches to meeting our clients’ needs continues to be the pillar on which our success is hinged.
Investment Products include;
- Money Market Fund
- Active Money Market Fund
- Indexed Equity Fund (ZSE-15)
- Active Equity Fund (ZSE-15)
- Comingled Real Estate Fund
- Buyout Private Equity Fund
- Distressed Private Equity Fund