ARTICLES RELATING TO OFFSHORE INVESTMENT

Days of shelf companies and dummy directors could be over

2019-02-18 16:30

The days of using shelf companies and dummy directors seem to be numbered and overseas investors must make sure their financial structures are done properly.

What are my options if I want a direct offshore non-rand-denominated investment?

2018-04-19 06:44

The experts discuss various ways you can get your rands offshore, from investing directly into stocks to offshore endowment policies.

ETFs: Get offshore easily with diverse options

2018-04-17 14:02

Exchange-traded funds are a cheap and simple way to get money offshore. They track a variety of indices, and you can invest according to which countries, regions or sectors appeal to you.

Investing abroad: A world of opportunities awaits

2018-04-16 07:00

Should you expose your portfolio to offshore investment? Analyst Brett Birkenstock feels now is a good time to send funds to foreign shores, and gives advice on how to do it.

Sponsored: Will increased offshore investment limits affect unit trust positioning?

2018-03-29 14:21

The offshore investment limit has been increased, but in many cases, institutional investors did not even meet the previous limit. What does optimal exposure to offshore assets look like?

Opportunities in financial synergies between SA and Guernsey

2017-11-27 17:28

Synergies already existing between SA and Guernsey's financial sector could be enhanced even more, according to the Guernsey Investment Fund Association.

Paradise Papers: Don't assume all guilty - chair

2017-11-07 19:00

Using an offshore finance centre is not necessarily illegal, Tim Mertens, chair of Sovereign Trust tells Fin24 regarding the leaked Paradise Papers.

Mining global investment landscape for returns

2017-10-23 18:16

The devaluation of the rand is making local investments lose value over time in international terms, says the CEO of a global financial services provider.

Heading offshore? Here’s how to keep your head

2017-10-03 14:52

Many jittery South Africans are considering taking their money beyond our borders. This affords you access to almost 100 000 shares – but you must approach it in a sensible manner.

Be selective when investing offshore – and don’t discount South Africa

2017-08-22 11:00

PSG Asset Management’s Philipp Wörz gives investors some pointers on what to consider when looking beyond South Africa’s borders.

 

Tips for investing offshore

2018-06-15 16:13

Investors who ignore offshore opportunities deny themselves the benefit of exposure to a wider range of stocks, says a portfolio manager at Bellwood Capital.

Should you consider opening a bank account abroad?

2018-04-18 06:29

Many investors believe they need a bank account overseas to invest offshore. But this is not necessarily the case.

How do I start investing offshore?

2018-04-16 15:15

Investing offshore provides South Africans with an option to diversify their portfolio. But what if you only have R500 a month?

How to take your money abroad

2018-04-13 13:20

There’s a huge variety of investment options beyond South Africa’s borders. We consider where and when to take your money abroad.

Be aware of foreign estate implications of offshore investments - expert

2018-01-26 16:07

Many SA investors diversify risk by creating offshore estates, but often without thinking about the implications if the investor should die, cautions an expert.

Younger South Africans increasingly considering offshore investment - expert

2017-11-08 19:20

Retirement planning must provide savings that will last longer due to people increasingly living longer, says an expert at Sovereign Trust.

Key benefits of BlackRock fund listing on JSE

2017-10-24 15:35

There are certain key benefits to global asset manager BlackRock potentially listing its Greater Europe Investment Trust on the JSE, the company explains.

George Soros pours billions into foundations as tax deadline looms

2017-10-18 18:17

George Soros is giving his foundations a big inflow of money in part to minimise a tax bill hedge fund managers are facing this year.

Don’t let the rand dictate offshore investment decisions

2017-08-23 09:54

Taking your money offshore is not necessarily the best course of action when the rand weakens – there are a number of factors to consider.

Your easy guide to offshore investing

2017-08-10 10:23

No matter how the rand is doing, investing offshore is a good idea. Director of Ascor Independent Wealth Managers, Wouter Fourie, provides some tips on this.

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