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Investec Asset Management Reviews

Updated Oct 3, 2019

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22 Ratings
  1. "Institutional Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Investec Asset Management part-time

    Pros

    Flexible and heat team to work with.

    Cons

    Communication difficulty across all international offices.

    Investec Asset Management2018-02-21
  2. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Investec Asset Management full-time

    Pros

    Great potential once they adopt a diverse way of thinking.

    Cons

    Hard to expand beyond South African way of thinking.

    Investec Asset Management2018-11-17
  3. "review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Investec Asset Management full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits; honest, open approach; some excellent investment professionals

    Cons

    needs to grow investment platform beyond standard offering

    Investec Asset Management2016-01-26
  4. "It was a pleasure working for those in the Manhattan branch of IAM."

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    Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Investec Asset Management

    Pros

    Best reasons include the fair way employees are treated (for the most part), and the general friendly atmosphere. IAM is also largely an emerging markets/commodities company, and in the current state of financial institutions, this company provides great stability and possibly great advancement through success in those industries.

    Cons

    Some management changes while I was working, and wages could have been higher.

    Advice to Management

    Great culture- keep it up. Sharpen communications between US and London offices.

    Investec Asset Management2012-02-07
  5. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Investec Asset Management full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic company with an incredible focus on team spirit High achieving vs competitors Ambitious - looking to grow assets wherever they can Some talented PMs and top performing funds Good bonuses

    Cons

    Let staff work/visit international offices - have more of a global outlook The London office is run incredibly lean - some teams need significant headcount that isn’t being signed off from above

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work but remember it’s often worthwhile expanding teams in order to achieve the optimal level of performance

    Investec Asset Management2019-10-03
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Best company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Investec Asset Management full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent culture. Freedom to create. Collaborative environment. Fantastic perks

    Cons

    I have not experienced any cons!

    Investec Asset Management2019-08-21
  7. "No culture of internal promotion"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Investec Asset Management full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice office, mostly nice people

    Cons

    Don't expect to be promoted unless you are South African

    Advice to Management

    Value your own employees.

    Investec Asset Management2019-08-09
  8. "Interview question"

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    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Investec Asset Management part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good salary thats very good

    Cons

    Lots of hours thats bad

    Advice to Management

    Better communication

    Investec Asset Management2019-07-06
  9. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous in Cape Town
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Investec Asset Management full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial firm, looking for 'go-getters' who can get things done. So if you're someone with initiative you'll fit right in.

    Cons

    Some unfairness in the way certain staff from different business units are treated. For example the Investment teams tend to be the 'golden boys' and are treated as such.

    Investec Asset Management2019-06-28
  10. "Great company, entrepreneurial culture but can be tough environment for some"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Investec Asset Management full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial Great benefits Great colleagues Good global locations and nice offices Senior Management is personable

    Cons

    Can be a tough environment as quite dominant people Long work hours Very political

    Advice to Management

    Make sure you take the time to listen to staff concerns even if it involves high performing/favored employees Continue showing your presence and interest across offices

    Investec Asset Management2019-06-19
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