Syracuse Group proudly announces preparations to open a new physical office in Johannesburg CBD to better serve our client base. The rapid expansion will allow us to focus more on our South African clients and provide them with an office to visit their investment professionals. We have signed off on a location and we expect the office to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2022.
“Our decision to enhance our presence in South Africa by the fourth quarter of 2022 springs from a focus on serving our clients where they live and work” said Thomas Baumann Managing Partner of Client Development “We wanted to make sure that if we were going to do this, we would do it right. “With adding over 20,000 new clients to our books we have fast tracked our decision to expand our workforce and office space considerably. “We look forward to welcoming Syracuse Group to the Johannesburg CBD and serving the growing needs of our clients in this important market.”
It is the first office in the Johannesburg CBD region, Stefan Botha has been appointed head of the office and will lead the firm’s efforts in servicing its growing client base across South Africa. Mr. Botha will serve as Managing Shareholder and will be applying his 25 years of experience of dealing with high net worth families and company owners while meeting all of their particular needs in a thorough manner.
"I am proud of the growth milestones that our firm has continued to achieve as we expand into my home town of Johannesburg," said Stefan Botha. "I believe that our success is a direct product of the excellent customer support and guidance that our people give. As we continue to hear the demand for comprehensive services, including financial planning, wealth management and retirement planning, we will extend our presence to places where clients need us most. I look forward to seeing our new office succeed."
Speaking about the expansion is CEO Joseph Lau he has said” The location has been approved and will occupy 15,000 square feet and will be outfitted with an upgrade in order to offer clients state-of-the-art financial tools and services, such as in-person and digital meeting capabilities, client accessible technology platforms for around-the-clock monitoring and extensive office support staff”. “Our expansion into Johannesburg CBD was a natural next step, but unfortunately due to current pandemic it was put on hold, however we are very optimistic and excited to offer the community an amazing team fully focused and dedicated to helping new and existing clients achieve long-term financial success,"
Syracuse Group offers a large choice of portfolio management services, and financial advice to their globally diverse client base. Syracuse Group has been in business since 2011 after successfully spinning off from a major New York-based hedge fund. We have 85 full time employees and manage approximately US$3.7 billion of capital. Our talented team of professionals strive to provide thoughtful, research-driven advice that meets the unique needs and priorities of each client.
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