The Economic Compass establishment and consolidation started in 2006 ( but it’s first operation was in 1998) to meet the high expectations of local and international clients, enhance the investment service industry in South Africa, Africa and Diaspora and implement the ambitious goals of an experienced management team and sophisticated list of shareholders. The Economic Compass is consolidated of individual efforts of previous Cadre of the liberation movement to transform the economy from being extremely individualistic to a collective effort for the benefit of the society and our families.
During the initial years of its operations, The Economic Compass focused primarily on investment products in South Africa and Africa and on offering South Africa, Africa is an international products in the South African market. After establishing its position in South Africa , the Economic Compass condemned a strategy of geographical expansion by establishing branches and subsidiaries in other SADC countries, the border African region and other emerging markets.
The Economic Compass is a privately owned company.
The Economic Compass, like many businesses, was affected by the worldwide financial crisis. However, The Economic Compass today is well capitalized focusing on it’s core business comprising of asset management, investment banking and brokerage.
To be a first leading and leading consolidated diversified investment group led by (Entrecadre) for the betterment of Africa and Diaspora.
To add value and make a difference to the society, our clients and ourselves.
— Umoja(Unity) We will strive for and maintain unity in
family, community and nation.
— Kujichagulia( self determination) To deﬁne ourselves,
name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for
— Uiima (Collective Work and Responsibilitv) To build and
maintain our community together and make our brothers
and our sisters problems our problems and to solve them
together. An injury to one is an injury to all.
– Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics) To build and maintain
our own stores, shops and other businesses and to proﬁt
from them together.
– Nia(Purpose) To make our collective vocation the building
and developing of our community in order to restore our
people to their traditional greatness.
– Kuumba(Creativrty) To do always as much as we can, in
the way we can, in order to leave our community more
beautiful and beneﬁcial than we inherited it.
– lmani (Faith) To believe with all our hearts in our people,
our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the
righteousness and victory of our struggle.