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So far Mikhaeel Vawda has created 24 blog entries.

Social Security discussion – high-sounding rhetoric or subject for reform?

If the subject of social security is an emotive issue, then the politics of reforming it is undoubtedly a divisive one. As an ‘Opinionista’ for the Daily Maverick, Fatima Vawda say’s there is an urgent need for heightened focus on programme reform of the social security system in South Africa.

Continue reading on Daily Maverick. 

May 22, 2017|

Press release: Institute of Retirement Funds Africa and 27four National Transformation Workshops for Retirement Funds

The South African savings and investment industry represented by retirement funds in the main is under severe scrutiny by government and other key stakeholders for the slow pace of transformation within the sector. This is evident from the recent parliamentary hearings on Financial Sector Transformation and the hosting of the Financial Sector Summit at Nedlac […]

May 22, 2017|

Today’s Trustee: Battle for consensus

There’s a parliamentary inquiry into transformation of the financial sector. Sibongiseni Mbatha, president of the Association of Black Securities & Investment Professionals (ABSIP), puts under pressure the bigger established asset-management firms.

Read more in the March/May 2017 Today’s Trustee. 

March 6, 2017|

Moneyweb: ‘Keeping small businesses out of the value chain is anti-competitive’

Why is the asset management industry struggling to transform?

Patrick Cairns  |  19 September 2016 01:00

CAPE TOWN Since the first BEE.conomics survey on transformation in the South African asset management industry was conducted in 2009, the number of black asset managers in the country has grown by 193%. There are now […]

September 19, 2016|

BEE.conomics: Annual transformation in SA asset management survey 2016 | Now available

BEE.conomics presents an astounding and unique look at where we are today and beyond in transforming the South African asset management industry. Visit bee-conomics.com to uncover the findings of the 2016 survey.

Access previous surveys from 2009, exclusive monthly fund manager data, discover the products developed by the most innovative black management firms, gain access to […]

September 16, 2016|

Look out for the release of the Transformation in South African Asset Management Survey 2016

The eagerly awaited 2016 Transformation in Asset Management Survey will be released during September. 2016 marks our 8th year of publication of the survey. The survey is designed to provide industry stakeholders with unrivalled data and intelligence to measure the pace of transformation in South African asset management enabling asset owners to make informed allocation decisions. Here […]

August 23, 2016|

Retirement funds and service providers to rethink their transformation progress

27four Investment Managers is a leading retirement fund transformation specialist. Allow us to help you achieve your transformation goals.

Our capability includes:

  • Helping you access the leading B-BBEE asset managers across asset classes and lifecycle.
  • Daily risk management and monitoring.
  • Measuring the socio-economic impact of allocating to B-BBEE asset managers and suppliers.
  • Retirement fund B-BBEE Scorecard measurement and disclosure.

The 2016 […]

July 22, 2016|

Media release: Call for black asset managers to help drive transformation through the 2016 BEE.conomics Transformation in South African Asset Management Survey

14 June 2016

Research for the 2016 Annual BEE.conomics Transformation in South African Asset Management Survey is underway and 27four Investment Managers, publishers of the survey, are calling all black asset managers who meet the participation criteria to come forward and help drive industry transformation.

27four Investment Managers is an award-winning, independent South African multi-manager that offers […]

June 14, 2016|

Introducing #MoneyMoves with Tim Modise

Money Moves is a TV show, its an event, an exclusive investment club and its coming to a city near you! Once you join you will have access to a vast array of financial information at your fingertips, get the latest news on events and have an opportunity to drive the TV show with […]

April 19, 2016|

Being black is not enough

The challenge of transforming the local asset management industry.

By Patrick Cairns, Moneyweb.

CAPE TOWN – According to the latest annual BEE.conomics survey undertaken by 27Four Investment Managers, of the estimated R6.97 trillion in assets held in the South African savings and investment industry, only 4.4% is managed by black firms. The transformation of the industry has not […]

November 30, 2015|