AXYS Group - About Us - Corporate Profile

CORPORATE PROFILE

“Our focus is to remain an innovative market leader and exceeding our clients’ expectations stands out as our priority.”

Michel Guy Rivalland

Chief Executive Officer

AXYS is a financial services group based in Mauritius, with more than 25 years of specialist experience. Our story began as an asset management company in 1992, and over the years has diversified its service offering.

We are licensed in five jurisdictions and have established working relationships covering 24 countries. AXYS has expanded its reach globally to offer financial solutions to clients both within the region and in Europe. We are present in Switzerland, UAE, Kenya, South Africa, Hong Kong and Brazil.

Our services include Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate Services, Brokerage, Corporate Finance, Asset Financing and Deposit Taking.

MILESTONES

  • 2019

    Launch

    AXYS Private

  • 2019

    Incorporation

    NWT Brasil Consultoria EIRELI

  • 2018

    AXYS lead transaction adviser and Mauritius Placing Agent, for GRIT the first Mauritian company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange in July 2018.

  • 2017

    Rebranding

    Our asset financing and deposit taking business unit AXYS Leasing Ltd was rebranded to SPICE Finance Ltd in August

  • 2015

    Acquisition

    NWT acquired the Trust business of Credit Agricole in Switzerland, further strengthening its position as a leading player in the sector in Switzerland.

  • 2015

    Acquisition

    AXYS Group acquired Apex Africa, a stockbroking operator in Kenya.

  • 2015

    Launch

    Creation AXYS Corporate Advisory, corporate advisory arm, operating from Mauritius

  • 2015

    New Offices

    AXYS moved to new offices at 6th /7th Dias Pier Building, Caudan Waterfront, Caudan Port Louis

  • 2014

    Acquisition

    AXYS Investment Partners acquired 50% of ‘Cogito’, an Asset Management firm based in Kenya. In parallel, it created ‘Four Oaks’. Together, they represent the initial asset management operation of AXYS in Kenya.

  • 2013

    Acquisition

    NWT acquired ‘Caversham’, thereby becoming a leading player in the Trust & Corporate services sector in Geneva.

  • 2012

    Acquisition

    MauriTrust acquired ‘New World Trust’ (a leading Trust & Corporate services operator in Geneva)

  • 2012

    Rebranding

    AXYS Group’s global business operation was rebranded into ‘NWT’.

  • 2010

    Acquisition

    AXYS strengthened its foothold in the Global Business sector with the acquisition of Mauritrust. This enabled the provision of Global business services complementing the Corporate Secretarial work managed by FWM.

  • 2009

    Rebranding

    ACMS and its subsidiary companies were rebranded into AXYS Group.

  • 2008

    Acquisition

    ACMS acquired ‘FWM International Ltd’, a Global Business and corporate secretarial services operator.

  • 2006

    Acquisition

    Capital Leasing acquired MUA Leasing Company Ltd (the leasing arm of Mauritius Union Assurance Ltd, a local insurance and financial services provider).

  • 2005

    Acquisition

    ACMS entered the lease finance sector by acquiring ‘Capital Leasing’, a local asset financing operator.

  • 2004

    Acquisition

    ACMS entered the stockbroking sector by acquiring ‘Compagnie des Agents de Change’ (CAC), a local stockbroking business.

  • 1996

    Launch

    Creation of Actuarial and Capital Management Services (ACMS), taking over PIM’s client base.

  • 1992

    Founding

    Incorporation of Portfolio Investment Management (PIM), the first fund management company set up in Mauritius.

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