Abri trained as an econometrician and is in the investment industry since 1990, spanning most of the sectors on the stock exchange as well as all asset classes. Prior to joining Gryphon, Abri was Head of Equity Research at Sanlam Asset Management.
Abri's strong quantitative background serves him well in his position as Economist and Portfolio Manager at Gryphon Asset Management, where he focuses primarily on the Multi Asset products of the business. Abri co-manages our Money Market, Equity Tracker and Multi Asset Portfolios.
Sunette Swart, B Compt (Hons), CA(SA)]
Sunette articled with Ernst - Young, where she specialised in audits of manufacturing companies and motor dealerships. After completing her articles, Sunette served as an Audit Manager at a number of accounting firms where she took responsibility for planning and executing audit assignments.
She then entered the world of commerce, serving as a Financial Manager at a medical equipment manufacturer and, subsequently, at M Web Africa, a subsidiary of the then listed M Web group. Sunette set up her own practice in 2002 serving an array of clients in the financial services industry, amongst them Gryphon, before joining Gryphon Asset Management on a full-time basis in 2004 as the Head of Administration and Finance.
Sunette is an active member of our fixed income franchise, credit and risk committee and co-manages our Money Market Portfolios. Sunette and her team also provide the essential link between our in-house fund reporting and our outsourced administration service providers.
FUND OBJECTIVES AND FOCUS
The Gryphon Money Market Fund generates a high monthly income while retaining capital. It invests in money market instruments such as government and public sector securities, treasury bills, debentures and bank deposits. These instruments have a maturity of not more than 12 months. In order to ensure liquidity is available and the capital is retained, the average term will not exceed 90 days.
* The fund is designed to generate optimal interest income while protecting the unit holders' capital investment.
Who Should Invest?
* Investors seeking maximum interest income without risking their capital investment.
* Investors with an appetite for bank deposits or equivalents.
The primary performance objective of the portfolio is to obtain as high a level of current income as is consistent with capital preservation and liquidity. Capital gains will be of an incidental nature. The aim is top quartile performance in its category.