About Us

Who Are We

Ashburton Investments is FirstRand Group’s asset management business.

Ashburton Investments was founded in 1983.

We are fully invested in helping you reach your investment destination through our innovative solutions, designed to grow and protect your money.

Despite market uncertainties, our focus on managing risk and volatility, and our access to a range of investment capabilities and opportunities throughout the FirstRand group, enables us to generate sustainable risk-adjusted returns for you.

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Our Capabilities and Offering

Ashburton Investments has built an award-winning, global reputation for investing that makes sense, built on nearly 40 years of know-how. When you invest with us, you benefit from our robust investment approach and philosophy, have access to extensive global research and analysis, and the most up-to-date investing thinking.

Our product set and approach has evolved over time to suit ever-changing market conditions. We know that understanding the needs and ambitions of our clients is the only way we effectively manage risk and access different sources of return, which are designed to provide real returns over the long term.

Our active management and high conviction approach have served the interests of investors since our inception. With a keen focus on the global macro environment, combined with bottom-up analysis, we offer investors proven expertise in asset management and portfolio management services.

We offer discretionary managed portfolios, multi asset and specialist equity solutions to international private and corporate clients, including family offices, trustees, charities and wealth managers.

By partnering with us, investors have access to an investment manager with the backing of a large parent company, innovative investment solutions and a long track record of excellence.

  • Discretionary managed portfolio services

    At Ashburton Investments, we place a strong emphasis on building close working relationships with clients and their advisors. The end goal is always to achieve a solution that best suits individual goals and aspirations – we achieve this by offering a range of multi asset and equity-based portfolios to meet every investors’ needs. Our solutions are available in pound sterling, US dollar and euro.

    Find out more about our Portfolio Management Services here
  • Specialists in global equity 

    In a volatile and uncertain world, where investment returns are unpredictable, the Ashburton Global Leaders Equity Fund and Portfolio gives investors access to approximately 27 of the world’s leading mega-cap stocks. Available in US dollar and pound sterling, this concentrated portfolio comprises many of the world’s most prominent companies as measured by market cap. The fund aims to deliver sustainable superior returns over the long term, through geographic and sector diversification.

    Find out more about the Global Leaders Equity Fund here

    Find out more about the Global Leaders Equity Portfolio here
  • Multi asset specialists 

    Our Asset Management Funds are Ashburton Investments’ longest running multi asset funds. They were designed to give investors piece of mind while generating inflation-beating (CPI+3%) growth with low to moderate risk. The funds invest in a diversified range of global assets and are available in pound sterling, euro or US dollar. 

    The Ashburton Global Growth Fund is one of three risk-profiled funds designed to suit varying investor needs. This fund gives exposure to Ashburton Investments’ best investment view with the aim of achieving superior capital growth over the long term with a higher weighting in growth assets. 

    Find out more about the multi asset range of funds here