A brief history of Investec
From 1974 to today
Our journey is something that sets us apart — from a small finance company founded in South Africa in 1974 to an international organisation with listings on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges.
Here is a company which stands head and shoulders above its peers — not merely because of its phenomenal growth or its sound management of assets, but because it is a trendsetter.
An icon is born, in the most unlikely of settings: Watch the story of our zebra
Discover how our history of organic growth and strategic acquisitions lets us offer clients both local expertise and a global perspective, and uniquely combines modern thinking and nimbleness, with tradition and trust.