Investec is the principal partner of the England and Great Britain women’s hockey teams and the title sponsor of the Investec Women's Hockey League and women's knock out competitions.
The international specialist bank, asset manager and wealth manager supports Quicksticks, a version of hockey designed specifically for 7-11 year olds, and is the title sponsor for the London Cup, which will be held at the University of Westminster Sports Ground in June 2012.
Investec provides a diverse range of financial products and services to a select client base. The company currently has approximately 7200 employees worldwide.
Investec started in South Africa in 1974 and entered the UK in 1992. The three main geographies in which it operates are the UK, South Africa and Australia. However, it also has offices in Botswana, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Mauritius, Namibia, Switzerland and the United States.
In the UK, its head office is at 2 Gresham Street, London with a total of 16 offices across the UK including Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester and Reading.
Investec is listed on the FTSE 100.
It is organised as a network comprising six business divisions:
Wealth and Investment
Its clients range from individuals to intermediaries, from corporates to government. Its services include banking services, lending, advisory, trading and trading and many more.
Investec's strategic goals and objectives are based on the aspiration to be recognised as a distinctive specialist bank and asset manager. This distinction is embodied in its entrepreneurial culture, which is balanced by a strong risk management discipline, client-centric approach and ability to be nimble, flexible and innovative.
It does not seek to be all things to all people and aims to build well-defined, value-added businesses focused on serving the needs of select market niches where we can compete effectively.
Investec also sponsors the Investec Derby, Tottenham Hotspur for cup competitions, Investec SA Woman’s hockey team, and the Investec Trinations and Investec Super Rugby in New Zealand.
Visit www.investec.co.uk for more information.
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