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Ninety One

Ninety One

Established in South Africa in 1991, as Investec Asset Management, the firm started offering domestic investments in an emerging market. In 2020, almost three decades of organic growth later, the firm demerged from Investec Group and became Ninety One. Today the firm offers distinctive active strategies across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives to institutions, advisors and individual investors around the world.

Ninety One is an independent, active global asset manager dedicated to delivering compelling outcomes for its clients, with an AUM of £128.6 billion as at 31.12.20.

Investment involves risk.

Insights

A recent increase in interest has seen many countries bring forward analysis and trials for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Given the complexities involved, we ask: why the rush?
Strategist Russell Silberston discusses how the market is underestimating how far interest rates will rise, meaning bond yields have much further to rise (and bond prices to fall) than hitherto

Focus Funds

Seeks to capture the structural decarbonisation growth story – investing in companies that are driving the transition to a low carbon world.
A tried and tested defensive return strategy with a proven track record of protecting the downside in weak markets and capturing the upside in less challenging conditions.
A Quality approach focused on the growth engine of the world. The expanding opportunity set in Asia, we believe, provides a highly investable, liquid and diverse group of exceptional quality companies.
A core UK equity fund investing in a high-conviction portfolio of attractively valued, quality businesses.
Investing in companies making a positive contribution to the future of society and the environment.
A dynamically managed, diversified, global credit solution seeking an attractive yield in today's low-yielding markets.

Sustainable Investment

It is over a year since the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) was introduced in Europe. The UK’s Sustainable Disclosure Requirements (SDRs) came into effect at the start of this year and US regulators are also working on a new disclosure regime. These rules have been introduced with the promise of standardising disclosure on key environmental issues. This should prevent greenwashing and deliver better environmental outcomes, but is this happening in practice?

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