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.Meet our team members
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.
IPE D.A.CH Jarhbuch 2019
An article by Dorothee Franzen
Mallowstreet, August 2019
Bart Heenk comments on industry-wide schemes in the Netherlands
Financial Investigator, May 2019
Professor Christian Schmitt joins Avida team
Financial Investigator, No. 1 2019
Karin Roeloffs chaired this roundtable on fiduciary business models
Financial Investigator, March 2019
Beatrice Herrmann joins Avida team
I&PE, February 2019
Sally Bridgeland comments on transparency.
Financial Investigator, No. 1, 2019
Paul Boerboom and Tim Juling look back on the development of fiduciary management
Financial Investigator, No. 7, 2018
Paul Boerboom looks at ESG and impact investing via a real life case study from Uganda
Financial Investigator, Schade Magazine and Risk & Business & Claims, November 2018
Karin Roeloffs joins Avida team
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.
Dorothee Franzen attended this event.
Date: 9-10 September 2019
Sally Bridgeland co-speaker on the topic of “Is more governance good governance?”
Date: 20-21 June 2019
Location: Syon Park
Sally Bridgeland speaks at ESG plenary
Date: 11-12 June 2019
Dorothee Franzen participated in this event by the Eberbacher Kreis.
Date: 7 June 2019
Dorothee Franzen attended the annual meeting of the German pension fund association aba Jahrestagung.
Date: 7-8 May 2019
Avida hosted this breakfast roundtable on the pros and cons of sharing risk management resources with fellow pension funds.
Date: 26 March 2019
Bart Heenk attended this event on ‘Catalysing collaboration to solve complex problems in private markets’.
Date: 18-19 March 2019