Centaur Asset Management is the multi-award winning international asset management and investment advisory division of Centaur, providing investment structuring and management/advisory solutions for individuals, advisors, fund sub-advisory clients, institutions and other divisions, portfolio companies or subsidiaries of the Centaur Group.
Our investment team provides research, investment strategies, due diligence and structuring services and advice, investment advice and ongoing investment management or advisory services with a global mandate.
Non prescriptive in relation to sector, geography or market but with a general focus towards companies, projects and/or investment opportunities in the asset management, wealth management, private equity, venture capital, mining and natural resources, and agricultural sectors and including the scope of diversified asset classes and uncorrelated investment opportunities. The team is driven by intensity, vision, innovation, integrity, intellectual curiosity and a strong sense of investment and ethical values.
With our representative offices strategically situated in Dubai–UAE, London–UK and our head office located in Bermuda, we are ideally positioned to work across multiple jurisdictions and time zones.
THE CENTAUR GROUP
Centaur is a multi award winning global investment holding company with interests, subsidiaries, portfolio companies and investments ranging from asset management, wealth management, private equity, venture capital, trade finance, mining and natural resources and agricultural investments.
Centaur has over 35 portfolio companies and subsidiaries operating across 11 countries and a proven track record which is constantly recognised by independent bodies with over 27 awards won as at 2017 for multiple categories and sectors including for best in class investment products and transactions.
Centaur prides itself on its culture of integrity, innovation, vision, and value creation and works with only the best third party service providers to maintain its position as a market leader.
CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF SECURITIES & INVESTMENTS
We are proud to be an official Corporate Supporter of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (“CISI”) and firmly believe that integrity is a key component of professionalism, defined as the effective combination of knowledge, skills and behavior. The CISI was formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, and has a global community of more than 40,000 members in 121 countries and last year more than 41,000 CISI exams were sat in 73 countries. Her Majesty the Queen signed the Charter formally creating the CISI and the CISI ranks highly with other professional bodies such as accountants, lawyers and bankers.
All of our investment team and business development team employees must study foundation, qualifying, advanced and professional level exams set out by CISI in Operations, Wealth Management, Compliance, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Financial Planning and Islamic Finance. We provide this pathway to our employees to foster strong careers in all areas of financial services and in line with Centaur’s ethos that our people must be committed to excellence, and are eager to build our business and their careers with us over the long term.
CENTAUR IN NUMBERS
100% of Centaur clients reported monthly payments of Centaur Bonds Coupon as “On Time” from the results of a recent customer satisfaction survey
900 Average number of man hours spent on due diligence before Centaur invests into a project
+27 awards won as at 2017 for multiple categories and sectors including for best in class investment products and transactions
70% of Centaur clients rated the investment returns as “Excellent” from the results of the customer satisfaction survey conducted in Aug 2015
Operating in 11 Countries
13 Languages spoken at Centaur
+35 Portfolio Offices
US$450,000 Average investment in Centaur Products
40 years old is the average age of Centaur Investors
100% of Centaur clients agree they would recommend Centaur Investments Products to others from the result of a recent customer satisfaction survey
Operating in 4 Continents
11 Different Nationalities working at Centaur
WHAT WE DO
We provide research, investment strategies, due diligence and structuring services and advice, investment advice and ongoing investment management or advisory services to other divisions of the Centaur Group and for select external mandates.
Centaur has invested extensive resources to create both our own bond and fund platforms, which allows flexibility when creating bespoke investments for clients or other divisions of the Centaur Group.
Centaur also has the experience, resources and capabilities to tailor investments for specific clients or other divisions of the Centaur Group either as debt instruments (i.e bonds) or fund type structures dependent upon the client’s, or our own requirements and the underlying asset class, investment timeframe, investment goals and any regulatory requirements.
Centaur also has the ability to create bespoke and private equity investment products as ‘direct cash’ investments and/or in compliance with regulatory requirements, trustee requirements, pension or life insurance ‘wrapper’ requirements and/or custodian requirements.
The Centaur bespoke and private equity investment product service is generally only available to investors committing $5m USD and above.