fundamentally based, quantitatively robust investing.

who are we

Sentio is an investment technology company that integrates bottom-up fundamental research with in-depth quantitative risk management. Our disciplined and detailed investment process is underpinned by a scientific valuation methodology and combines human knowledge and experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Invest for good

We believe that investing can and should be used to the benefit of broader society and our journey since 2007 reflects this. We are driven by a genuine desire to invest for good by building long-term relationships with our clients, providing them with sustainable, repeatable returns over time. Our investor-centric approach is based on a values system centred around integrity, sound ethics, transparency and accountability.

What we offer

Our suite of investment products targets both retail and qualified investors with specific risk and return objectives. Our products range from institutional long-only equity and multi-asset proucts to a selection of unit trusts and are suitable for the local and global market. We offer our clients segregated mandates or access to unit trusts.

product range

retail product range

institutional product range

SENTIO SCI* GENERAL EQUITY FUND
ASISA
Equity
Benchmark:
Capped SWIX
LISPS:
Glacier, Momentum
Risk Profile:
Aggresive
SENTIO SCI* BALANCED FUND
ASISA
Multi-Asset High Equity
Benchmark:
Average SA M-A High Equity
LISPS:
Glacier, Momentum
Risk Profile:
Moderate Aggresive
SENTIO SCI* HIKMA SHARI’AH GENERAL EQUITY FUND
ASISA
Multi-Asset High Equity
Benchmark:
Average SA Equity General
LISPS:
Glacier, Momentum
Risk Profile:
Aggresive
SENTIO SCI* HIKMA SHARI’AH BALANCED FUND
ASISA
Equity
Benchmark:
Average SA M-A High Equity
LISPS:
Glacier, Momentum
Risk Profile:
Moderate
SANLAM SELECT OPTIMISED EQUITY FUND
ASISA
Equity
Benchmark:
SWIX
LISPS:
Glacier, Momentum
Risk Profile:
Aggresive
*Sanlam Collective Investments
SENTIO GENERAL EQUITY FUND
STYLE
Fundamental/quantitive risk management
STRATEGY
Active equity
OBJECTIVE
Outperform the benchmark on a risk-adjusted basis
TRACK RECORD
SWIX + 7 years
Capped SWIX since March 2017
SENTIO ABSOLUTE RETURN FUND
STYLE
Fundamental/quantitive risk management
STRATEGY
Active asset allocation/bottom-up fundamental analysis
OBJECTIVE
CPI + 4% over rolling 3 years Volitality 6%-10% p.a
COMPLIANT
Reg28
TRACK RECORD
+ 7 years
SENTIO HEDGE (PLATO) FUND
STYLE
Fundamental/quantitive risk management
STRATEGY
Equity long-short hedge fund
OBJECTIVE
Cash +5%
TRACK RECORD
+ 1- years
We are planning on adding a global fund and a fixed interest fund to our institutional range in the near future.
"To hold a view or a strong opinion"
- Latin meaning of Sentio

our portfolio managers

Sentio’s portfolio managers are part of a globally competitive investment team which comprises a further eight highly qualified professionals that support them with robust fundamental and quantitative research and analysis, as well as trading capabilities. Together, the team has more than 125 years of investment experience and an impressive track record that has been tested by some of the most challenging markets in history.

Mohamed Mayet
CEO, Co-Founder
B.Com (Wits) & B.WM Hons (Adv.Fin)(Wits)
Mo has been in financial markets for +20 years. He has held senior positions at global investment banks and has won multiple awards for his fundamental research on the sell-side.
Rayhaan Joosub
Deputy CEO, Co-Founder
B BSc Chemical Engineering (Wits); B.Com (Unisa)
Ray has been in financial markets for +20 years. He held management positions at RMB Asset Management – lead the Quants team and Alternative Investments.
Imtiaz Suliman
Executive Director
BSci (Fin Maths) (University of Pretoria); CFA Charter
Imtiaz has been in financial markets for +15 years. He held senior positions in the Alternative Investment team at RMB Asset Management.
Olwethu Notshe
Executive Director
B. Bus Sci, (UCT); CFA Charter, CAIA
Olwethu has been in financial markets for +10 years. He was previously with Coronation FM. He holds various Charters and is fluent in Mandarin.
Sanveer Hariparsad
Portfolio Manager
MSc (Fin Eng); BSc (Hons) (Fin Math); BSc (AcSci); CFA; CAIA
Sanveer has been in the financial markets for +12 years. He was previously with Prescient & OM. He is 2 exams away from becoming an Actuary.
We are steadfastly committed to growing our clients’ money in the most sustainable and responsible way possible which is why our team is made up of talented and skillful individuals whose values and ethics align with our corporate culture, and those of our investors.

governance

Sentio adheres to the strictest levels of corporate governance. All client assets are held securely in trust at independent institutional custodians and administrators and no cash is directly in the control of Sentio or its employees. All funds are audited and monitored by independent risk managers as well as auditors.

Complaint Resolution Procedure
Treating Customers Fairly
CRISA Compliance Policy
Proxy Voting
Conflict of Interest Policy
Compliance Officer Details

contact us

physical address
Illovo Edge, Building 3, 1st floor
5 Harries Road, Illovo
Johannesburg
South Africa
2196
telephone number
+27 11 880 1994
email
info@sentio-capital.com
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