Fund management and advisory services cover domestic and foreign investments in a variety of asset classes. All members of the investment team share their views on markets, trade ideas and portfolio structures. This environment helps ensure that only the ideas that stand up against the team’s rigorous assessment get implemented on client portfolios.
Equity portfolios are managed along various strategies including benchmark tracking, outperforming and, return targeting portfolios.
Our investment style is based on research and active management using a fundamental approach and our approaches to management of each of our mandates bears in mind the intricacies and inefficiencies of emerging and frontier markets.
Domestic Fixed Income
Local fixed income portfolio management focuses on sovereign and corporate sectors in fixed and floating rate securities. We participate in the primary markets and look at various initiatives to develop the liquidity and transparency in the domestic fixed income market.
Collective Investment Schemes
MCB Investment Management is the CIS Manager of a range of Collective Investment Schemes authorised by the Financial Services Commission. For more information about the funds and how to invest, visit our dedicated website.
Foreign Fixed Income and Currencies
MCB Investment Management is the leading investment management company in Mauritius in the arena of foreign fixed income and currency portfolios. Our capabilities in this area are on par with our international competitors and our local presence gives us a competitive advantage.
MCB Investment Management’s strength in this field stems from the understanding that fixed income portfolios need to be structured from the perspective of the investor and there is “no one size fits all” approach. Fixed income funds sold in developed markets are not suitable for investors from emerging markets due to the higher inflation in emerging markets and the increased currency risk faced by these investors when putting money into developed countries.
Foreign Equities and Alternatives
Our partnership with international investment houses with solid track records is in line with our investment philosophy.
Our foreign investment is made through funds created by companies whose process highlights this view and includes:
Investec Asset Management
MCB Investment Management close relationship with these partners ensures interaction with their investment teams on a regular basis and allows us to use their proprietary research in our own investment process.