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About Avestix

Avestix is not your traditional asset manager. We strongly believe in innovation and we believe innovation is the key to growth and sustainability.

We have a strong focus on Environmental Sustainability and Governance (ESG) for Impact Investing. Our commitment is to seize the opportunity and invest when others don’t.

We see ourselves as true partners sharing the risk with skin in the game and we operate on a basis of transparency, alignment, and trust.

“Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful.” — Warren Buffet

Avestix Principles

We committed to adhere to our principles every second of the day

  • Calmness
  • Knowledge
  • Compassion
  • Respect
  • Commitment
Corporate ESG
Investment Objective

Our Investment Capabilities

Our approach is shaped with our clients in mind to ensure they meet their financial goals. Our investment managers operate from a top-down and a bottom-up approach based on strict key fundamental analysis and research.

We believe in investing in the future today and developing products based on innovative ideas and disruptive technologies to meet the evolving needs of the world.

We base our operations and processes on transparency, alignment, and trust and seek to inform our clients at every stage. We offer expertise across all major asset classes around the world.

Executive Team

Susan-Lindeque

Susan Lindeque

– Chief Executive Officer

Susan is the founder and CEO of Avestix Group. She is a chartered Accountant with more than 34 years of experience in the finance industry.

Susan founded Avestix to identify large-scale investment opportunities with a sole focus of asset value creation by applying an open investment mandate to invest in any industry, in public or private companies, with controlling or non-controlling interest, short- or long terms, debt or equity at any point in the economic cycle.

She is responsible for the Group Strategy and oversees all asset management investment decisions. She is also responsible for a private real estate investment management company that acquires and manages real estate.

Her guidance principle is what Avestix is built on: transparency, alignment, and trust. She also firmly believes in fostering strong client relationships.

Ruan-Lindeque

Ruan Lindeque

– Global Chief Investment Officer

Ruan is the Global Chief Investment Officer responsible for overseeing all portfolios of listed and unlisted debt and equities on global markets, including equities, fixed income, multiple and alternative assets.

Ruan has Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Business with extensive experience in investing and portfolio management with a special interest in global macro-economics, and geopolitics, the future, monetary systems, global finance, currencies and financial markets.

His motto is to exceed client investment expectations, which is the true measurement of success.

Charles-Ku

Charles

– Global Head of Finance

Charles is the Global Head of Finance for Avestix Group of Companies.

He is responsible for the management of the financial affairs with an 18-year career in assurance, financial and management accounting, treasury management, information system management, and compliance across a diverse range of industries including aagovernment, manufacturing, logistics, not-for-profit, and financial services.

His guidance principle is to continually strive for the best and share his knowledge and talents to facilitate organizational success.

George-Barkhuizen

George Barkhuizen

– Global Head of Legal & Compliance

George is the Global Head of Legal with a Bachelor of Law degree and over 37 years of experience in acquisitions, joint ventures, securities, and real estate across industries, including middle-market as well as emerging markets.

He is responsible for providing a full range of regulatory, compliance, and legal advice to Avestix on all business matters.

He also contributes to the compliance of organizational strategies by providing information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction, establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.

George guidance principle is to be always independent and impartial, and to continue striving to foster a culture of awareness and tolerance at Avestix.

Rocco-Lindeque

Rocco Lindeque

– Global Head – Research and Product Development

Rocco is the Global Head of Research and Product Development that guides and manages the proprietary research and product development of Avestix’s investment team.

His dynamic and universal approach allows him to identify disruptive innovative opportunities. He is leading the research and product development team that seeks to gain a deeper understanding of the convergence and market potential across various sectors and industries that will allow for more investment opportunities in the future.

Rocco’s guidance principle is to always stay creative, curious, and dynamic and apply his analytical mind to seize the best opportunities.

Asa-Karlsson

Asa Karlsson

- Global Head of Marketing & Distribution

Asa is responsible for Avestix’s marketing and distribution strategy and she oversees its implementation across channels and partners. She manages Avestix’s digital marketing execution and tracks key success metrics.

She has collaborated with all departments to design and implement marketing strategies across platforms that built brand recognition and fostered business development.

Her guiding principles are excellence, ethics, and bringing innovation through creative thinking into organizational performance.

Erica-Barkhuizen

Erica Barkhuizen

– Global Head of PR and Communication

Erica has over 25 years of industry experience and is responsible for overseeing Avestix’s global corporate communications and public relations strategies.

With an extreme focus on the end-user and a drive for excellence, Erica is taking a proactive approach to building relationships with strategic partners and investors.

Her guiding principles are honesty, flexibility, and being meticulous to enable her to provide excellent communication and build trusted relationships.