Investec Review

Adam Fayed
2 min readMay 14, 2020


This article will review Investec? If you want to invest or ask me some questions, you can contact me using this form, or use the chat function below.

Investec Wealth & Investment, the South African ex robo-advisor and wealth manager

In previous articles, we discussed and analysed some popular robo-advisors in the UK, like Nutmeg and Wealthify, concerning their safety and effectiveness and who could benefit the most by using them.

There has been an exponential growth in robo-advisors lately in the UK.

In this review, we will cover step by step Investec’s both successes and failures and why did Investec abandon its robo-advisor option. Should you consider it for your investments?

Who is Investec?

Investec is an international banking group founded in 1974 in Johannesburg and currently serving mainly in South Africa, the UK and Australia as well as certain other locations. It is recognised globally for having a zebra on its logo.

Investec is a leading investment manager, serving individuals, charities, trusts, and supports by you managing your assets and your investments.

It entered the UK market back in 1990 acquiring firms such as Rensburg Sheppards and Williams de Broe, which existed since the 19th century, creating a strong and secure business that today administers an asset of £36 billion.

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