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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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


Kommentar: Governance im neuen Sozialpartnermodell – Lessons from Behavioural Finance

I&PE, October 2017
Dorothee Franzen comments on governance under the new social partner model

Industry views – the FCA review

I&PE, September 2017
Bart Heenk comments on the FCA review.

Investment solutions – no turning back

I&PE, September 2017
Bart Heenk comments on the potential regulation of investment advice.

How consultants can prepare for scheme consolidation

Pensions Expert, July 2017
Bart Heenk explains why consultants should embrace scheme consolidation and how they can prepare for change.

Top 400: Market forces – coming together

I&PE, June 2017
Pension funds are consolidating. Bart Heenk considers what the consequences are for investment managers.

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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


The Pinbox Washington DC Roundtable 2017 

Dorothee Franzen spoke on Governance in the ‘Delivering Optimum Retirement Outcomes’ stream.

Date: Thursday 12 October 2017
Location: Washington DC

11. Villa Mumm Konferenz

Dorothee Franzen attended this conference on ‘Investmentperspektiven und aktuelle Trends in der betrieblichen Zukunftzvorsorge’

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Location: Kronberg im Taunus

AllianzGI-Oxford Pensions Conference

Dorothee Franzen and Paul Boerboom attended this conference on coping with disruptive change.

Date: Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September 2017
Location: Oxford

LGC Pension Fund Symposium

Sally Bridgeland participated in a Panel on Culture.

Date: Friday 30 June 2017
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

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London Office

Avida International Ltd
40 Queen Anne Street
London W1G 9EL

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Companies House 8731995

Amsterdam office

Avida International BV
Barbara Strozzilaan 201
1083 HN Amsterdam

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Munich office

Avida International (representative office)
Theresienstraße 1
80333 München

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