Rehana joined Absa Asset Management in May 2008 as a Fixed Interest Rate Dealer, where she assumed responsibility for the money market and bond trading. Previously, she worked for Stanlib Asset Management where she fulfilled different roles, starting out as a Trade Processing Manager before joining their Fixed Interest Rate trading desk as a money market Dealer. Rehana holds a Bcom degree specializing in Accounting and Economics from UNISA.
James Turp, B.Econ, SAIFM
James joined Absa Asset Management (ABAM) in December 2013 as Portfolio Manager for domestic bonds. He has a wealth of experience having spent 22 years working within local and international investment bank treasuries and at a parastatal treasury. The majority of his career has been focussed on fixed income market making and managing of a trading portfolio in South African fixed income products. Previous employers include Nedbank Capital, WestLB, Standard Bank and Eskom treasury.
FUND OBJECTIVES AND FOCUS
The Absa Income Enhancer aims to provide investors with a high interest income return over the short to medium term. The investable universe of the fund will include interest bearing and non-equity securities, including but not limited to bonds, cash deposits and money market instruments. Modified duration of the fund will not exceed 2 years.