We are a leading black majority-owned management company offering unit trust products to institutional and retail investors. ACI was founded by 27four Investment Managers and the Prescient Group, two of South Africa’s independent financial service providers. Being a manager of a Collective Investment Scheme in Securities we offer our investors a set of regulated investment products, which allow them easy and affordable access to financial markets.

We are passionate about financial inclusiveness in South Africa and because of this we offer Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment partnerships to our third party managers.

Whether you are an investor attracted by the performance of our co-branded or own-branded portfolios or are an asset manager partnering with us to offer your own portfolio, you will find that, at ACI, our values of Excellence, Integrity and Professionalism are actioned on a daily basis.




Administration Expertise

ACI has partnered with the country’s top tier fund administrators to provide access to efficient and affordable administration services.

Experienced Management Team and Board of Directors

ACI is managed by a team of highly skilled individuals with extensive experience in Collective Investment Schemes.


Complimentary Shareholder Structure

ACI harnesses and leverages off the expertise of its shareholders to position itself as a leading provider of Collective Investment Scheme portfolios.

Empowered Service Provider

ACI is an empowered service provider given its B-BBEE rating. As such the company provides its third party asset managers with the opportunity to utilise an empowered service provider and promote transformation and inclusivity in financial services whilst at the same time earning procurement points towards their own B-BBEE measurement scorecard.

Distribution Networks

With its established networks, ACI, will assist in growing your assets under management.


Fatima Vawda

Non-Executive Director

Craig Mockford

Non-Executive Director

Goolam Modack

Independent Non-Executive Director

Eldria Fraser

Non-Executive Director

Mzwakhe Goodwill Nhlanhla

Independent Non-Executive Director


The Africa Collective Investment team is elated to introduce Africa Collective Investments (Pty) (RF) Ltd (“ACI”). ACI is a Collective Investment Scheme Management Company registered under the Collective Investment Scheme Control Act of South Africa (“CISCA”) and a proud member of the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (“ASISA”). ACI was established by two of South Africa’s leading independent financial services companies, 27Four Investment Managers (Pty) Ltd and the Prescient Group. The company was established to meet the growing demand for co-named hosting solutions in South Africa.

ACI is managed by a team of highly skilled individuals, with extensive experience in Collective Investment Schemes. The team is made up of majority black individuals, this meets ACI’s objective of promoting transformation and inclusivity in financial services.

The executive committee is composed of the founding members supported by the CEO. Fatima Vawda is the founder and managing director of 27four Investments Managers. Her area of expertise include asset allocation and portfolio construction. She has received numerous accolades, the most recent being the EY World Entrepreneur Emerging Category Winner 2016. Craig Mockford is the CEO of Prescient’s Administrative Business, he has extensive experience in the operations of Collective Investment Schemes being a director of the Prescient Management Company and previously as director of Prudential Portfolio Managers Unit Trust Ltd. Together they bring 40 years’ industry experience to ACI.

The three independent non-executive directors include Mzwakhe Goodwill Nhlanhla, Eldria Fraser and Goolam Modack. Goodwill has over 10 years’ industry experience having spent most of his career in stockbroking, he is currently a director of Asani Group Holdings and its subsidiaries. Goodwill serves as the chairman of the board. Goolam is the Deputy Head of the College of Accounting and Section Head for Financial Reporting at the University of Cape Town. Goolam is an independent non-executive director of various companies, bringing with him considerable governance experience. Eldria served as Chief Investment Officer of Prescient Investment Management for 15 years and has over 20 years’ experience in investment markets. Together they sit on the ACI risk and audit committee.

At the helm of ACI is Keabetswe Ntuli, a qualified Chartered Accountant. She is responsible for the overall running of the business. She has over 10 years’ industry experiences; having previously worked in Prime Brokerage and Auditing.