Fayyaz started his financial markets career at Nedcor Investment Bank in 1998 where he worked as an equity derivatives trader. In 2000 he joined SCMB Asset Management s Equity dealing team and following the merger of SCMB Asset Management and Liberty Asset Management to form STANLIB, he was seconded to set up a new BEE asset management joint venture between STANLIB and SIMEKA, which specialised in tracker funds. In 2003 he joined STANLIB s fixed interest team as a Fixed Interest Dealer and Portfolio Manager. Fayyaz joined ABSA in 2007 and has been managing the listed property investments of the bank over the last 3 years in the Commercial Property Finance Private Equity division. Fayyaz moved into ABSA Asset Management in 2011 following an internal restructuring and continues to focus on listed property investments. Fayyaz has a Bachelor of Economic Science degree from the University of Witwatersrand and is a CFA charter holder.
FUND OBJECTIVES AND FOCUS
The fund aims to offer investors medium to long-term capital and income growth through investments in the SA property market, sector listed shares and unit trusts in property.