The world of investing is a complex, dynamic and volatile environment that can provide even the most seasoned investors with a lifetime of drama. For many casual investors, the term investment may be synonymous with retirement savings, mutual funds and a wide array of other popular catchphrases.
However, in Kenya property management, asset management and land investment has been on the rise with many companies rising up to venture into this lucrative business.
Here is a list of top Investment Companies in Kenya
Centum Investment Company Plc is one of East Africa’s leading investment company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. We are an investment channel providing investors with access to a portfolio of inaccessible, quality, diversified investments.
Centum’s business model involves being an integrator of financial, human and intellectual knowledge to invest in key sectors within our strategic focus.
3. Real Max Investments
Real Max Investments core business is the sale of land and houses within Nairobi and its environs at affordable prices. Most of our projects are located along Kangundo Road in Kantafu and Joska areas.
Many people make a mistake of postponing on buying land and regret later when prices skyrocket. Due to high land appreciation rates, we have seen plots’ prices increase from Ksh. 100, 000 to Ksh. 1 million within just a period of 3yrs in these regions. Already 90% of land in Nairobi and its Environs is developed.
4. Faida Investment Bank
Faida Investment Bank (“Faida”) was licensed in 1995 by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to operate as a stocks and securities broker. In December 2007, it converted into a full-fledged Investment Bank.Faida has an extensive retail franchise and distribution network in the country, and have an associated company in Rwanda, Faida Securities Rwanda Ltd.
5. Cytonn Investments
Cytonn Investments is an investment and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and DC Metro area – U.S.
They are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.
The companies alternative investments solutions are based on four main products: real estate, structured solutions, private equity, and advisory. Most of the investment opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa are not in the listed markets, hence our focus on alternative investments to find uncommon value and returns for our clients.
5. Sameer Investments Ltd
Sameer Investments Ltd, through its subsidiaries, engages in the businesses of agriculture, business parks, energy and power, export processing zone (EPZ), finance, information technology, telecommunications, transport, insurance, construction, and real estate internationally.
It engages in the production of tea, coffee, and related products; operation of a corporate office cum showroom complex set; and distribution of dry cells, rechargeable batteries, razors and personal care items, car batteries, lights, stationery items, and other products. The company also engages in the development and operation of a multi-factory export processing zone; and operation of a commercial bank that provide
6. Kimisitu Investment
Kimisitu Investment PLC was formed with the aim of pursuing prudent and profitable investments in order to increase shareholder value.
7. Sterling Capital Limited
Sterling Capital Limited deals with asset management, brokerage, fundraising for business, Research and Advisory, stock exchange listings among others.
8. Stima Sacco Society
Stima Sacco DT is a licensed Deposit Taking Sacco established in 1974 with the Sole objective of uplifting the members’ social economic well being. In April 2003 the Sacco responded to members banking needs by introducing the Front Office Service Activity (FOSA) to offer banking services to its members. To date the Sacco has eight branches in Nairobi(Parklands), Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Olkaria,Eldoret, Nairobi CBD, Embu and Kawi Centre (South C) .
9. Prime investments ltd
Prime Investments Limited is a wholly owned Kenyan private investment holding Company incorporated in the Republic of Kenya in 1981. Prime Investments Limited manages a diverse portfolio of equity investments in the following sectors:
– Real Estate Development & Management, Commercial & Residential
– Information Communication Technology (ICT)
– Transport & Logistics
– Agri Business
– Food Manufacturing & Processing
10. Investeq capital
Investeq capital work ranges from direct investment in market innovations to research and policy analysis. Everything we do seeks to harness financial solutions to meet the needs of lower income households and smaller scale businesses – to help them to manage scarce resources and invest in the future. In short, our aim is to make financial markets work better for the poor.