Principal Partners - Investec + NOW: Pensions
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 Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in May.
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.
Get your kids into Quicksticks by visiting www.playquicksticks.co.uk.
NOW: Pensions is the principal partner of the England and Great Britain men’s hockey teams and the title sponsor of the NOW: Pensions Men's Hockey League and men's knock out competitions.
NOW: Pensions will be fully integrated within the sport and visible nationwide throughout the year as a partner committed to developing the future of the game. By becoming the Title Sponsor of the Men’s Domestic League, we hope to support a well-defined talent pathway for players, ultimately taking the men’s side to a medal position at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Rio 2016 Olympics. Hockey is played and watched by thousands of people throughout the country. The support of NOW: Pensions will provide benefits for the hockey community as a whole; Not just for the elite team, but also at the grassroots. NOW: Pensions is committed to a sustainable future, both with regards to hockey and retirement and we can’t wait to start paving the way towards 2016 and beyond.
New to the UK, not new to pensions.
NOW: Pensions has a wealth of experience behind it. In collaboration with ATP of Denmark – one of the largest pensions funds in Europe and our Board of Trustee Directors, NOW: Pensions has set out to bring cost-efficiency, performance and simplicity to the UK pensions industry.
It’s our vision to build the leading pensions business in the UK. Based on a modern approach to pensions provision, where transparency and low costs are cornerstones in building a successful business.
We are ambitious and we’ll keep a strong focus on innovation by challenging others, and ourselves, to achieve the best outcomes for our members and customers. We want to give UK savers a better retirement.
Visit NOW: Pensions for more information