Evan Robins, B. Bus Science (Hons), MA (Social Psychology), MBA, CFA
Evan joined MacroSolutions in February 2012 as an in-house property portfolio manager.
Prior to this, Evan joined Old Mutual Investment Group South Africa (OMIGSA) on 1 December 2009 as a member of the Equity Research team and was responsible for the portfolio management of all the property funds in research, as well as some analyst responsibilities.
Evan has 17 years of investment experience.
Evan was a rated broker analyst in the property sector at Nedsec for two and a half years. He headed up the fixed income asset class for six years for BoE Private Clients.
Evan was also responsible for listed property portfolios during his time at BoE. Evan also worked at Franklin Templeton NIB Investment and Mawenzi Asset Managers (formerly Brait Asset Managers) as the Head of Fixed Income.
In addition, he worked as a management and strategy consultant for four years.
FUND OBJECTIVES AND FOCUS
The fund aims to remain fully invested at all times to generate sustainable pre-tax income whilst growing the original capital invested. The fund invests in a selection of listed South African commercial and industrial property shares. Income is derived from property shares that offer a secure and an escalating income stream. Capital growth comes from quality shares that show potential for an upward share price movement.