Institutional Clients

Bifm Investment Products

Currently BIFM offers the following completely unitised sub-funds. These are the ‘specialist core’ funds from which various asset class combinations are derived.

The Sub-funds:

  1. Local Equities
  2. Local Bonds
  3. Local Property
  4. Local Fixed Interest
  5. Developed Market Equities
  6. Emerging Market Equities
  7. Offshore Money Markets
  8. Offshore Bonds

Custodians / Specialist on the sub-funds

   

Dr. Zoumana Kone, CFA
Fixed Income Strategist

Funds
Local Bonds, Local Fixed Interest
Sub fund constituents
Local long-term fixed income, asset backed instruments, Local Cash / near-cash instruments
Performance Benchmark
FABI, Call rate monthly

   

Basima Dabutha
Portfolio Manager – Investments

Funds
Local Property
Sub fund constituents
Real estate in Botswana
Performance Benchmark
Bifm property index

   

Boikanyo Mogami, CFA
Chief Investment Officer

Funds
Developed Market Equities, Emerging Market Equities, Offshore Bonds, Offshore Money Markets
Sub fund constituents
Equities of large capitalisation companies listed Developed Markets, Equities of large capitalisation companies listed in Emerging Markets, Government debt, Corporate debt, high yield debt, mortgages etc, Offshore Cash
Performance Benchmark
World MSCI Index, MSCI Emerging Markets Index, Barclays Aggregate Capital Index, Inflation

The Sub-Funds:

By using the various asset class combinations BIFM is able to create a unique and flexible investment solution for you,

  • to suit unique / peculiar client requirements (Fund of Funds)
  • to achieve suitable asset allocations for the pooled funds (Managed & Guaranteed Funds)
  • to create clear and objective performance benchmarks

Offerings

Segregated portfolios for large institutional clients;

  • Risk-profiled, pooled portfolios for small- and medium-sized retirement funds;
  • Unit trusts for individual, as well as institutional investors.

BIFM product offerings are as follows:  the Market Linked Fund, Fund of Funds Solution, or at times referred to as Independent Funds, Segregated Account mandates, Deposit Administration Fund and Structured or Specialist investment solutions.

Client Servicing and Reporting

Frequency   Report   Submitted by
Monthly   •    Financial Statements
•    Capital Account
•    Income Statement
•    Balance Sheet
•    Schedule of Investments
  Within 10 days following month end
Quarterly   •    Detailed Trustee Reports including performance and commentary for each asset class, rationale for asset allocation, portfolio performance, transactions, detailed portfolio holdings and portfolio value
•    Report Back Presentations
  30 days after quarter end
At least 7 days before trustee meeting date
Annually   •    Audit Confirmations   Within 30 days following year end