16:08 uur 25-11-2015

Argon Asset Management wint twee IAIR Awards in Milaan

MILAAN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Argon Asset Management heeft twee nieuwe prijzen aan zijn trofeeënkast toegevoegd. Het bedrijf kreeg internationaal erkenning op de 16e uitreiking van de IAIR Awards, die in oktober plaatshad in het hoofdkantoor van de beurs van Italië (deel van de London Stock Exchange Group). “We zijn trots, maar tegelijk ook bescheiden over de mondiale erkenning”, zei Mothobi Seseli, ceo van Argon Asset Management. “Het is belangrijk voor een relatief jong Zuid-Afrikaans bedrijf deze internationale prijzen te winnen. De prijzen houden verband met onze visie om als Afrikaanse investeringsfirma internationale standaarden te hebben”, zei Seseli.


Argon Asset Management Scoops Two IAIR Awards in Milan

MILAN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Argon Asset Management has added two more awards to their trophy cabinet, with international recognition at the 16 th annual IAIR Awards ceremony, held in Italy last October at the headquarters of Borsa Italiana (London Stock Exchange Group). “We are so proud and humbled by the continuing global recognition,” says Mothobi Seseli, CEO of Argon Asset Management. “It is significant for a South African firm that is relatively young, to have won these international awards. These awards link with our vision to be an African investment firm with global standards,” said Seseli.

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Mr. Mothobi Seseli awarded IAIR CEO of the Year 2015 (Photo: Business Wire)Mr. Mothobi Seseli awarded IAIR CEO of the Year 2015 (Photo: Business Wire)

A CEO Summit held before the awards ceremony brought corporate leaders together to discuss leadership, skills and visions for growth. Argon Asset Management CEO Mothobi Seseli joined a panel discussion with CEO of Zurich Sigorta, one of the top insurance companies globally and Brynhild Vinksei, CMO of Xstream, based in Denmark.

After the CEO Summit, the Award Ceremony recognized CEOs and top executives of the year and excellences in Corporate, Legal, Broker, Asset Management and Sustainability fields all over Europe and Africa. Argon Asset Management secured a double victory with two awards for Best Asset Management Company in Africa 2015 “for having become in only ten years a landmark in the Asset Management sector, starting from South Africa and gradually developing its business in the whole continent. Thanks to its global standards, its diversified and responsible approach to doing business, a consistent top quartile investment performance profile, a strong values and client orientation Argon represents a trusted and solid investment manager for both retail and institutional investors and a reliable ally for its partners”; and Mr. Seseli as CEO of the Year in the African Asset Management industry “for his wide-ranging experience and his deep understanding of the core drivers of the investment industry, he represents a current example of leadership and commitment to excellence”.

Watch the video-interview of Mr. Mothobi Seseli at IAIR Awards 2015: http://www.iaireview.org/argon-asset-management-scoops-two-iair-awards-in-milan-682.html

About Argon Asset Management

Argon Asset Management (Pty) Ltd is an owner-managed investment management company. Since it started operating in April 2005, Argon has focussed on providing superior investment management services to institutional investors and recently added a product range for individual investors. Argon Asset Management operates from offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa.


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