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Who we are

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank and Asset Manager


Investec started as a small finance company in Johannesburg in 1974, and has grown into an international network of various businesses.

Mission, Values and Philosophies

We strive to be a distinctive specialist bank and asset manager driven by commitment to our core philosophies and values.

Corporate Governance

Sound corporate governance is embedded in Investec’s values, culture, processes, functions and organisational structure.

Group Strategy

This distinction lies in our entrepreneurial culture, which is balanced by our strong risk management discipline, client-centric approach and ability to be nimble, flexible and innovative.

Corporate Structure

In November 2001, we received permission from the Minister of Finance and the South African Reserve Bank to establish a Dual Listed Companies (DLC) structure with linked companies listed in London and Johannesburg.