Welcome to Foord
Seriously growing
Your assets

Managing our investors' wealth in the same way
we manage our own.

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Our Team
Nick Balkin

“I enjoy being part of a niche asset management firm that challenges the status quo.”

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Did you know?
Compounding is a
powerful force

Successful investors realise the value in seeing beyond tomorrow.

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Featured fund

Foord Equity Fund

Investment Objective
To earn a higher total rate of return than that of the South African share market without assuming greater risk.

Investor Profile
Investors who require long-term capital growth and who are able to withstand investment volatility in the short to medium term.

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Fund Price Snapshot

Fund Date Price % Change
Equity 20/01/2017 8098.69
Flexible 20/01/2017 2713.71
Balanced 20/01/2017 5348.14
Conservative 20/01/2017 1110.51
International FF 20/01/2017 3497.23
Global Equity FF 20/01/2017 1276.44
Foord International Price Snapshot

A Focus on Investment Stewardship

Foord was founded on the belief in the stewardship of investments. Stewardship is the careful and responsible management of an interest entrusted to the steward’s care and keeping. It is the act of caring for but also improving that interest over time. Stewardship implies a relationship of trust.

All investment stewardship by definition involves investment management. But not all investment management is investment stewardship. Stewardship adds to mere investment management a heightened sense of responsibility and caring devotion that we strive to exercise in the stewardship of our investors’ wealth.

At Foord, we recognise the responsibility of care and the duty of service we owe to our investors. We know there is a symbiosis between the investors’ interests and our own as the steward: manage their wealth well and the steward also benefits. Simply put, our investors come first. And our success is a direct result of their success.

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At the Meet the Team investor functions in November, MIKE SOEKOE discussed Foord’s outlook for investment markets in 2017. Mike’s presentation focused on capital preservation, as well as the effect of uncertainty and extreme volatility on investors' decisions. This article is an overview of his presentation.

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