Atlantic was founded in 2007 by Arno Lawrenz and Murray Anderson as a niche fixed income asset manager. The founders both have extensive experience within the South African Asset Management Industry, having worked for both medium size and large asset managers where they gained valuable experience and built their reputations. In 2012, Atlantic extended their capability and product range with the addition of the Atlantic Specialised Finance division. Atlantic Specialised Finance is headed up by Heather Jackson, one of the pioneers in credit enhancement and more recently an award winner in the impact investment space.
We believe that our fixed income investments offer investors the potential for:
- Hedge against
Atlantic offers professional fixed income management spanning a wide range of securities (mostly bonds -listed and unlisted - and other fixed income) and assets (e.g. collateralised loans) in order to meet specified investment goals for the benefit of our client investors. These leading-edge tailor-made solutions span both the retail and institutional markets. Atlantic maintains a conservative, yet innovative approach to identifying opportunities and managing investments. Atlantic targets real returns above inflation which offer diversification, liquidity management, credit enhancement, attractive risk-adjusted returns, strong social returns and capital preservation.
We believe that our fixed income investments offer investors the potential for regular income, preservation of capital, portfolio diversification and a hedge against an economic slowdown - and all while making a positive impact on our society.
We believe in being a force for good.
We take a long term investment view.Our macroeconomic and thematic view supports our sure-footed investment process. These forecasts combined with in-depth research, risk analysis, impact assessment and portfolio risk management, confidently guides our investment choices.
We focus with conviction on providing personalised superior service. Our founders and owners lead our relationships with our clients. Our investment professionals take a personal interest in protecting client portfolios and delivering returns.
We manage investments for a wide range of clients. Many thousands of people from all sectors of society trust us with their personal wealth management, as do public and private pension funds. We manage assets for companies, banks, educational institutions, trade unions, foundations and development finance institutions.