Investec Asset Management
Investec Asset Management (IAM) has grown from a small South African company into an international business managing over US$105 billion in less than 25 years. The state of their existing office space did not match their new brand image or reflect the clients’ portfolios they are managing. The refurbished offices were planned over three floors with a new client suite on 8th floor consisting of main reception, meeting rooms and catering facilities. A sophisticated, light, neutral colour palette was used to give the space maximum light and openness. The dynamic crown-cut pale oak panelling adds warmth and movement to the space. The 3rd & 4th floors are the open plan office floors where we have introduced new flexible training rooms, an 18-person telepresence conference room, a large staff café and terrace with outdoor seating, all to encourage more informal staff interaction. The design palette created for London is now being implemented in IAM’s Cape Town and New York City offices.