Established in 1992, TBI is a South African alternative investment and fund management group holding company, with a history of superior returns. The business consists of a number of direct investments in fund management and related associates (Awande Investment Managers, Bridge Capital and TBI Investment Managers), and three core investment portfolios which invest in:
Strategic investments, held through TBI Strategic Partners
Listed equity investments, held through an index tracker fund; and
Property investments, held through its subsidiary TBI Properties.
The investment objective is to create sustainable growth in shareholder value, using its long-term capital to make investments with a long-term view.
The group generates its returns not only from its investments, but also from asset management fees on third party managed investment portfolios and other transactional income. At 31 March 2018, the group had investable funds of R484 million, a net asset value of R404 million and, through ownership of TBI Investment Managers, investment assets under management exceeding R9.6 billion.