Harvard House Investment Management (Pty) Ltd is a private client asset manager, serving primarily the local Natal Midlands market, but with an increasing presence in the larger metropoles of Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town as well. The investment philosophy of growth at a reasonable price, with a heavy emphasis on income and importantly, increasing income yields over time, has proved popular with both retirees who are looking to live off their investments, and younger investors who appreciate the benefit of growth through compounding income.
Our range of products includes:
Private client wealth management is a core focus of the Harvard House Group. Years of experience have proved that our investment philosophy of growth at a reasonable price, with a heavy emphasis on increasing income yields over time, is a consistent and guaranteed methodology for accumulating long-term wealth.
Each client is an individual with specific needs and requirements, and we treat each client as such. Whether it’s long-term growth for retirement, income to meet monthly living, or any combination of the above, we will tailor a specific investment portfolio to meet your needs, based on our tried and proven investment philosophy.
A Local Discretionary Portfolio is simply the term given to a portfolio of investments over which we, being the Asset Manager, have discretion. In other words, we have the authority to manage the portfolio, within the provisions of the chosen mandate, and make any alterations necessary due to changing circumstances, either economic or personal, in order to achieve your investment objectives.
Key Benefits of a Local Discretionary Portfolio are as follows:
A Offshore Discretionary Portfolio is simply the term given to a portfolio of investments, in hard currency (Pound, Dollar, Euro) invested on foreign markets (UK, US, Europe & Asia) over which we, being the Asset Manager, have discretion. In other words, we have the authority to manage the portfolio, within the provisions of the chosen mandate, and make any alterations necessary due to changing circumstances, either economic or personal, in order to achieve your investment objectives.
Key Benefits of an Offshore Discretionary portfolio are as follows:
Harvard House Investment Management has three Collective Investment Schemes, broadening their offering to clients, and offering additional flexibility to meet individual client requirements:
All funds are regulated by the Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) of South Africa and regulated by the Collective Investment Schemes Act. They are white-labeled products registered under the Boutique Collective Investments Schemes license.
The HHIM Collective Investment portfolios are registered under the Boutique Collective Investments Schemes license. Custodian: Standard Executors & Trustees: Tel (021) 401-2286. Collective Investments are generally medium to long term investments. The value of participating interests may go down as well as up and past performance is not necessarily a guide to the future. Collective Investments are traded at ruling prices and can engage in script lending. Forward pricing is used. Commission and incentives may be paid and, if so, are included in the overall cost. This fund may be closed to new investors. Collective Investment prices are calculated on a Net Asset Value basis and auditor’s fees, bank charges, trustee and RSC levies are levied against the portfolio. The portfolio manager may borrow up to 10% of portfolio NAV to bridge insufficient liquidity. Boutique Collective Investments is a member of the ACI and is an authorised Financial Services Provider. Should you have any further queries or complaints please contact: Boutique Collective Investments Ltd Call Centre, Tel: +27 (0)21 410 6000, Fax: +27 (0)21 421 8085, 9th Floor, 22 Bree Street, Cape Town, South Africa. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For your information, the FAIS ombudsman provides an independent and objective advisory service. Should you not be satisfied with the outcome of a complaint handled by Boutique, please write to, The Ombudsman, PO Box 74571 , Lynnwoodridge, 0040. Telephone (012) 470 9080/99. Fax (012) 348 3447. Email: email@example.com
Alternatively, you can opt to become a client of Harvard House, and we will advise you on which of the four Funds will best suit your financial needs and objectives.
We will also ensure that the application forms are properly completed, and submitted to BCI and that all issues relating to financial compliance are attended to.
The financial compliance documentation and application forms will be emailed to you directly. You can call us at (033) 330 2164 and we will refer you to one of our Financial Planners to guide you through this process.
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