Andrew Canter

Chief Investment Officer
Futuregrowth Asset Management

Andrew Canter


Andrew is an Executive Director of Futuregrowth Asset Management and the Chief Investment Officer. Futuregrowth is the largest independent fixed interest manager in South Africa, and the leading developmental investor in the country. He provides a strategic perspective to the investment team, oversees the investment processes, sets manager mandates, monitors compliance, and reviews fund exposures and performance.

Futuregrowth manages +R190 billion (+US$13.1 billion) across +50 GIPS composites covering a complete range of debt related funds and developmental investment funds.

Andrew has been with Futuregrowth since 1998 and part of the team that has made Futuregrowth a leading Fixed Interest Manager, Responsible investor and Developmental investor (with a range of developmental portfolios) in South Africa. Andrew came to South Africa in 1990 from the U.S.A., and during his career in South Africa he has assisted in co-founding RMB Asset Management, was a fixed interest dealer, portfolio manager, head of fixed interest, and later CIO.

He has been a Director of several infrastructure and development companies ranging from toll roads to low income housing finance and municipal finance. Andrew has been a CFA Charterholder since 1989 and was a founding Director of CFA South Africa in 2001, where he served until 2014. He is a founding member of ASISA’s Standing Committee on Capital and Money Markets. Andrew undertakes public speaking and lecturing engagements, frequently on the subjects of fixed interest management, ethics in financial services, developmental investing, and Governance. He lists scripophily and travel amongst his hobbies, and he is a regular cyclist.

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020