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Insights

With our teams’ combined decades of experience and skills, we’ve managed to build up a considerable wealth of knowledge about the world of investing.

Read about some of the insights we’ve gained and how we put our expertise to meaningful use.

Intelligent impact that matters
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24 Jun 2022

Investing for impact in South Africa’s youth
Amplify Investment Partners has consistently outperformed its competitors and grown assets under management by focusing on longer term, meaningful returns and investing in conservation, job creation and youth education. Amplify believes that education and the creation of employment opportunities will go a long way towards self-sufficiency for SA’s youth and shape a better future for them.
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27 May 2022

FIXED INCOME YIELDING HIGH REAL RETURNS
Fixed income investments currently provide meaningful real return for investors and are therefore an attractive asset class. This is the view of several managers of Amplify Investment Partners’ fixed income and multi-asset funds. They also point out, however, that uncertainty over the direction and timing of inflation and interest rate movements pose some challenges for fixed income investment managers this year.
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2 Jun 2022

AMPLIFY SCI* WEALTH PROTECTOR WINS RAGING BULL
Amplify Investment Partners has continued its winning streak in the 2022 Raging Bull Investment Awards as its Amplify SCI* Wealth Protector Fund won first place in the multi-asset low equity category for the second consecutive year.
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Managing volatility
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26 May 2022

MANAGING FOR VOLATILITY | THE CORE OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY
The war in in the Ukraine, hard lockdowns, supply side shocks, rising inflation and central banks reacting by increasing interest rates are keeping fund managers on their toes and informing their investment decisions in 2022. These impacting forces were highlighted by Marthinus van der Nest, head of Amplify Investment Partners, at Amplify’s recent Power Hour webinar.
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Understanding the impact
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24 May 2022

POWER HOUR: DISCOVER OPPORTUNITIES IN A WORLD CONSISTENTLY IMPACTED BY UNCERTAINTIES

Discover opportunities in a world consistently impacted by uncertainties.

Geopolitical instability complicates investment outlook
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9 May 2022

Geopolitical instability complicates investment outlook

The economic and trade repercussions of geopolitical instability, highlighted in the oil price breaching $120 per barrel, on top of the continued effects of Covid-19 lockdowns and supply chain issues, continue to cloud the investment outlook, says Richard Bray, head of strategy at Amplify Investment Partners.
The ability to navigate macro forces such as these and incorporate them into tactical investment strategies is at the core of finding investment opportunities, he says, adding that the inflation and interest rate outlook is currently top of mind for managers of Amplify’s funds.

African Landscape
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28 Mar 2022

New name, proven performance

Amplify Investment Partners has received regulatory approval to rebrand its seven hedge funds under the Amplify name. These include multi-strategy, long-short equity and fixed-income hedge funds.

Intelligent Impact
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10 Mar 2022

Intelligent Impact – A unique investment approach

At the heart of the Intelligent Impact, created by Amplify Investment Partners, is a group of experts that work together tirelessly to effect meaningful investment returns and meaningful change in society and the environment. Speaking at the Amplify One Moment event held on Friday 4 March, Amplify’s Head, Marthinus van der Nest said that for Amplify, Intelligent Impact starts with being able to intelligently identify the right asset managers for clients.

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31 Jan 2022

AMPLIFY MANAGERS LOOK AHEAD FOLLOWING STRONG 2021 PERFORMANCE

Slowing Chinese economic activity, accelerating inflation and normalisation after the pandemic are among the major issues informing the decision-making and portfolio positioning of Amplify Investment Partners’ fund managers in 2022.

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25 Jan 2022

Investment trends for 2022

Investors are increasingly looking to diversify their risk with new investment avenues that provide more certainty in terms of returns in this environment. However, they are also looking for purpose by making a meaningful contribution to society and the environment around them, says Marthinus van der Nest, head of Amplify Investment Partners.

Amplify has identified three key trends that will shape investment demand in 2022. Read more about these trends and how Amplify is positioned to benefit from them.