Our only focus is on adding value to your business.


    Successful business is driven by successful relationships.


    A partner team with an average of over 20 years industry experience.

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    Experts in investment governance. View our insights


Avida International was founded in 2006. We are independent specialists in investment governance and client servicing. We help providers of investment management services and their institutional clients in getting the best out of their organisations. To date, we have advised over 70 major pension funds and institutional clients.

Avida's team is a unique combination of high calibre and seasoned professionals, all of whom have leadership and operational experience in the asset management, pensions and insurance industries.

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Our multi-disciplinary approach is best practice based and – through advice and implementation – we help asset managers and asset owners extract maximum value out of their organisations and relationships.

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Avida’s core services consist of advice, interim management and coaching to enhance the performance and quality of our clients’ organisations. Key themes include:

* Client retention.
* Improved investment governance.
* Strategic partnering and M&A.
* Business growth strategies.

We also produce market and profitability studies.

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The independent specialist in getting the best out of investment organisations.

232x150 Publications


Peter Kolthof chairs roundtables on fiduciary management

Financial Investigator, Vol 9, No. 1, 2017
Peter Kolthof chaired two roundtables on fiduciary management – one for providers and one for pension fund clients. During the roundtables the importance of soft factors (match in culture) next to hard results was stressed, as well as the continuous and independent evaluation of a fiduciary manager.

UK Financial Conduct Authority seeks to regulate consultants

I&PE, January 2017
Bart Heenk comments on UK Financial Conduct Authority seeking to regulate consultants.

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232x150 Cases


Selection of a sole corporate trustee

Client request
The CFO of this GBP 100m financial services pension scheme wanted to improve the governance of the DB and DC scheme by replacing the board of trustees with a Sole Trustee. The aim was to further professionalise the oversight of the scheme and to formulate a cost-effective strategy towards self-sufficiency.

Read more about our approach & results in Case Studies.

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232x150 Events


Annual Conference of the German Association for Occupational Pensions

Dorothee Franzen participated in this annual event.

Date: Wednesday 10 – Thursday 11 May 2017
Location: Berlin


Sally Bridgeland spoke at The Summit for Asset Management

Date: Wednesday 15 March 2017
Location: London

LGC Investment Seminar 2017 – Implementing the Changes

Sally Bridgeland spoke as part of a plenary on ‘What a pool will actually look like in the next 3/4 years according to experts outside the LGPS’

Date: Friday 3 March 2017
Location: Chester

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London Office

Avida International Ltd
40 Queen Anne Street
London W1G 9EL

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Amsterdam office

Avida International BV
Cruquiuskade 251
1018 AM Amsterdam

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Munich office

Avida International (representative office)
Theresienstraße 1
80333 München

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