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Alexander Forbes named best Investment survey provider

By: Alexander Forbes

Alexander Forbes is proud to have won the Best Investment Survey Provider at the Africa Global Funds (AGF) Service Providers Awards.

AGF provides complete coverage and analysis of the key players in the African investment space, which encompasses those managing assets in traditional and alternative asset classes. Now in their fourth year, the AGF Service Providers Awards are designed to recognise and reward companies that excel at providing services to the African asset management industry.

Alexander Forbes follows an advice-led approach to ensure that our clients have the right solutions which will provide them with measurable benefits across Africa.

As an investment survey provider and the custodian of one of the most respected and widely read surveys in Africa, Alexander Forbes is committed to ensuring that users are given reliable and appropriate information to enable like-for-like performance comparisons. These surveys are therefore constantly reassessed and enhanced as new investment instruments and strategies which drive performance emerge, keeping pace with analytical and technological advances relating to performance attribution.

The Alexander Forbes Manager Watch™ surveys are performance surveys that showcase the performance and risk statistics of institutional fund managers in South Africa and have been published since 1994. Alexander Forbes is the only investment survey provider that publishes a survey for all the major asset classes in South Africa. Performance surveys are published monthly, quarterly, bi-annually and annually. The Alexander Forbes performance surveys continue to evolve to cater for diversity within its market-related industry. The Shari’ah Manager Watch™ survey was introduced in the third quarter of 2018, while the new Alexander Forbes Africa Equity survey will be launched later this year.

“The Alexander Forbes survey team is delighted to have been chosen as the Best Investment Survey Provider at the 2019 AGF Service Providers Awards. This award recognises our continued dedication to provide our clients with a specialised range of analytical solutions and excellent service,” said Don Andrews, Surveys Manager – Alexander Forbes.

Alexander Forbes CEO Dawie de Villiers added: “Maintaining our reputation for investment research and thought leadership remains key to securing client and investor trust, as well as to strengthen our brand in a rapidly evolving environment. We pride ourselves on offering our clients investment education, best advice and solutions that are in line with global best practice and aimed at securing their financial well-being.”

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