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


Are you prepared for the next crisis?

Mallowstreet, October 2018
Bart Heenk asks in his Mallowstreet blog ‘Are you prepared for the next crisis’?

Avida International: Pascal Hogenboom joins as Associate Partner

Financial Investigator, October 2018 and I&PE, October 2018
Pascal Hogenboom joins Avida team

Beweging rol fiduciair

Pensioen Bestuur & Management, September 2018
Peter Kolthof considers the changing role of fiduciary managers

Investment decisions are hard work

Mallowstreet, June 2018
Bart Heenk blogs on the challenges of investment decision-making for trustee boards.

Transparency – what have we achieved?

Mallowstreet, June 2018
Bart Heenk comments in this blog on Mallowstreet by Sandra Wolf. (Access restricted to Mallowstreet members only.)

Sally Bridgeland an award winner at Women in Pensions 2018

Professional Pensions, June 2018
Sally Bridgeland was joint winner of the ‘Role Model of the Year’ award at the inaugural Women in Pensions Awards.

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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


UK & Ireland Institutional Forum

Bart Heenk and Simone Lavelle attended this event.

Date: Thursday 11 October 2018
Location: London

BMO Global Asset Management conference

Simone Lavelle attended this event.

Date: Tuesday 9 October 2018
Location: London

Avida hosts: Crisis management for pension funds

Avida International, together with Strategia Worldwide, organised a breakfast roundtable on the importance of proper planning for crises.

Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Location: London

International Women’s Forum

Simone Lavelle attended the Rabobank event

Date: Tuesday 3 July 2018
Location: London

Goldman Sachs lunch

Simone Lavelle attended this annual lunch focused on FTSE 350 research.

Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018
Location: London

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London Office

Avida International Organisational Performance & Governance Ltd
40 Queen Anne Street
London W1G 9EL

T +44 203 637 5759
E info@avida-int.com
W www.avida-int.com

Companies House 8731995

Amsterdam office

Avida International BV
Barbara Strozzilaan 201
1083 HN

T +31 20 737 1047
E info@avida-int.com
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KvK 20115066

Munich office

Avida International
(representative office)
Theresienstraße 1
80333 München

T +49 89 205 008 5020
E info@avida-int.com
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