Investec is an international, specialist banking group and asset manager that provides a diverse range of financial products and services to a niche client base in three principal markets, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia, as well as certain other geographies. Since Investec was founded in South Africa in 1974, it has expanded through a combination of substantial organic growth and a series of strategic acquisitions in South Africa, the United Kingdom and other geographies. Investec’s strategic goals are motivated by the desire to develop an efficient and integrated business on an international scale through the active pursuit of clearly established core competencies in the group’s principal business areas. The group’s philosophy has been to build well-defined, value-added businesses focusing on serving the needs of select market niches where the group can compete effectively. The group employs approximately 6000 people world-wide. In July 2002 Investec became the first South African group to list in London and Johannesburg by implementing a Dual Listed Companies (DLC) structure. The London listing benefits the group by increasing its global profile, enhancing its capital raising ability and improving access to international capital markets.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
9,716 (est)+5%
Investec was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in London, GB

Investec Office Locations

Investec has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
2 Gresham St

Investec Data and Metrics

Investec Financial Metrics

Investec's revenue was reported to be £1.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

94.6 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

5.4 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2016)

2.6 b
Investec's current market capitalization is £5.4 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

77.5 m160.6 m125 m

Net Income

51.7 m109.7 m94.6 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.7 b2.2 b2.6 b

Accounts Receivable

15.2 b11 b11.9 b

Current Assets

19 b16.9 b17.3 b


564.2 m593.1 m623.5 m


453 m400.9 m388.7 m

Total Assets

20 b17.9 b18.3 b

Accounts Payable

16.3 b13.3 b14.3 b

Current Liabilities

18.1 b16.1 b16.5 b

Total Liabilities

18.1 b16.1 b16.5 b

Retained Earnings

50.7 m(66.2 m)56.6 m

Total Equity

1.9 b1.8 b1.8 b

Financial Leverage

10.5 x10 x9.9 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

322.3 m494 m463.8 m

Cash From Financing Activities

20 m(205.8 m)(40 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(25.8 m)(50.9 m)(30.4 m)
GBPY, 2016


125.6 k

Financial Leverage

9.9 x

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Investec's asset management unit earns its stripes, but bank profits fall

Investec has reported a seven per cent fall in specialist banking profit, but improvements in asset management and wealth and investment divisions. The figures The Anglo-South African group reported a 0.2 per cent drop in ongoing operating profit to £314.5m, though this would have been a 0.6 p…

Investec wealth manager moves property funds to Thorpe Park and care homes

Investec Wealth and Investment has turned its attention away from conventional property investment and towards GP surgeries, theme parks, hospitals, care homes and student accommodation. The wealth management and investment services division of Investec said on Tuesday morning that it had redeplo…

Debenhams downgraded by Investec due to foreign exchange worries

Brexit is beginning to bite for retailers.  Debenhams has been downgraded to sell status by Investec this morning due to a "foreign exchange headwind" that will hit the department store in 2018. Read more: Debenhams raids Amazon for new chief executive Retail analyst Kate Calvert cut Debenh…
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