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STANLIB Multi-Manager Property Fund – A trip down memory lane

There is a vast array of investment managers offering products in the property sector. As a multi-manager we research these managers to get an in depth understanding of their investment philosophy and to assess whether they are able to deliver alpha.

Market & EconomIC Insights

Personal investing

Personal Investing

Tick all the right boxes – partnering with a multi-manager

Multi-manager investing is designed to provide a simple means of achieving asset manager/fund diversification across a range of asset classes and solutions. But as a financial adviser WHY would you want to partner with a multi-manager when investing money for your clients?

Investment Library

Investment Library

Should you increase your foreign allocation?

In delivering the budget speech on 23 February 2022, the Minister of Finance announced a further relaxation in exchange
controls for South African investors, with details that followed in Exchange Control Circular No. 10/2022.

Investment Library

Fees alone cannot be the driver of improved performance

Is the cheapest really the best? If so, why do all of us not just buy the cheapest smart phone or car? Sometimes the cheapest
represents poor quality or value for money. Other times it may just include less features. Why should investments be any

Investment Library

The Gender Agenda in South African Asset Management

Women having the same rights in the work place as men does not translate into gender equality when many women face unequal opportunities and biases that limit equal access to skills, development, growth and great career opportunities. This means that many industries are still generations away from reaching gender parity in their workforce.

Benchmarks: ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’
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Benchmarks: ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’

As an investor you probably come across the word ‘benchmark’ on a regular basis. You may have noticed this word on a fund factsheet or it may have come up during discussions with a financial adviser. While many clients are familiar with it, the concept can be quite puzzling at times