They say good things come in small packages and this is certainly true of ACPI which is nimble enough to take advantage of the prevailing market conditions but big enough to offer a wide range of products to investors. Since it was set up 12 years ago ACPI has been building up a reputation for strong performance and a fresh perspective on markets.
Company name: ACPI Investment Managers
Nature of business: ACPI is an investment management group based in South Africa and the UK. Offering services to both retail and institutional investors, the company focuses on emerging markets including India and South Africa.
Locations/also markets they operate in: London, Jersey, South Africa
Contact information: 020 3697 9500/ [email protected]
Key executives: Alok Oberoi (Co-Founder and Chairman), Brett Lankester, (Co-Founder and CEO),
Branch locations if applicable: Pegasus House, 37 – 43 Sackville Street, London, W1S 3EH
Brief history of the company: The company was founded by Alok Oberoi and Brett Lankester in 2001. Before setting up ACPI, Alok had a 14 year career at Goldman Sachs. ACPI is an independent company and offers a range of investment solutions in fixed income, equities, alternative investments, special situations and tailored wealth management. The heart of ACPI’s business is the belief that capital preservation and active portfolio management are of paramount importance. They have a total of US $3.1 billion AUM (as at 31/12/12).
Certifications/licences: A number of ACPI’s portfolio managers are CFA charter holders.
Products/services offered: ACPI offers wealth management and asset management as well as advisory services.
CSR activities: ACPI have entered into the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon for the past three years and will be entering another 10 man team this year. The event is organised by a charity for charities and this year there are more than 230 charities with guaranteed race places.
Major projects: ACPI are in the process of re-domiciling two of their funds from Jersey to Ireland, the Global Credit Fund and the International Bond Fund. The new structure will be under the Irish UCITS regulation and ACPI will have a total of five UCITS-regulated funds after the migration is complete.
Link to the company site: http://www.acpi.com.