STANLIB Kenya is a leading fund manager in East Africa, and is owned by Liberty Holdings in Kenya, which is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. It manages assets worth over Kshs 121 billion.

Our clients are mainly institutional and corporate investors with short-term cash management and medium- to long-term investment needs, including retirement funds, asset management and retail investors seeking to invest at regular intervals or in once-off lump sum investments. Our retail clients comprise individual investors, high-net-worth individuals, clubs, small business associations, and community cooperatives.

Our funds include:

  • The STANLIB Equity Fund, which offers long-term capital growth, a reasonable level of dividends, and maximum stability.
  • The STANLIB Money Market Fund, a collective investment scheme that aims to maximize income while preserving capital and ensuring liquidity of invested funds.
  • The STANLIB Balanced Fund, a medium-term collective investment scheme that invests in a diversified spread of equities and fixed income securities.
  • The STANLIB Bond Fund, a medium-term collective investment scheme that invests in a diversified spread of fixed-income securities.
  • The STANLIB Fahari I-REIT is Kenya’s first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). It aims to provide investors with a steady stream of income and capital growth by investing at least 75% of its Total Asset Value (“TAV”) in real estate in strategic locations within Kenya.

By August 2016, the Fahari I-REIT registered an impressive 6.5% interim half year return following its successful listing on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The return consists of capital and rental income, with registered headline earnings of 23.19 cents per unit.

STANLIB is a multi-specialist asset manager that connects retail and institutional clients with multiple investment opportunities across asset classes and markets. STANLIB Kenya is managed by a team of local investment specialists from the company’s offices in Nairobi.

We believe in multi-specialist investing to achieve extraordinary results.

In an increasingly dynamic and interconnected world, our understanding of the complex connections of markets, industries, sectors and global events gives us a competitive edge to adapt to the environment, and make more informed investment decisions that lead to better investment outcomes.

STANLIB manages and administers R608 billion (USD49 billion) (as at 31 December 2017) assets for more than 500,000 retail and institutional clients. We operate in eight African countries and in key developed markets globally.


Nkoregamba Mwebesa
Managing Director, STANLIB Kenya – Mr Mwebesa has more than 25 years of experience in the East Africa Financial Services Sector. His expertise spans Investment Management, Capital Markets and Securities, and Investment Banking. Mr Mwebesa is the immediate past Chief Executive of Standard Bank Group Securities (SBGS), a licensed Investment Bank in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. During his time at SBGS Mr Mwebesa led the strategic re-positioning of the business resulting in increased market share and a leap from 7th place to 2nd place in NSE Equity trading rankings, No. 1 on the Uganda Securities Exchange and No. 2 on the Rwandan Stock Exchange. Prior to joining SBGS, Mr Mwebesa had a very successful tenure as the Chief Executive Officer of the Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited (NSE), the largest securities exchange in the East African Region. His appointment was effective 8th December 2016. He is currently a non-executive director of Central Depository and Settlement Corporation.

Mr Mwebesa holds a B.A. Economics and Philosophy degree from the University of Nairobi and an Executive MBA from the Maastricht School of Management.

Humphrey Gathungu
Chief Investment Officer – Mr Gathungu heads the investment team and has total industry experience of 17 years. Mr Gathungu has worked with STANLIB for over 13 years. His work experience spans investment analysis and banking both in Europe and Kenya. He is responsible for Portfolio Management, Portfolio Restructuring and Implementation of Asset Allocation Strategies, Investment Analysis, Developing and Reviewing of Investment Strategies, Research Analysis and overall investment decisions.

Mr Gathungu holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Accounting) is a Certified Public Accountant (K) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Njabulo C. Duma
Risk and Compliance Officer - Njabulo, has formulated and implemented strategies and frameworks in areas of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) for national and multinational financial services firms for over 9 years. His experience transcends the private and public sectors in South Africa and the Rest of Africa, with notable international exposure. He is a Certified Compliance Practitioner (C Prac, SA) and Certified Risk Management Practitioner (CRM Prac). He also a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and notable diplomas and certificates including Program in Advanced Strategic Management, Post-graduate Diploma in Risk Management, Post-graduate Diploma in Law (Compliance), Certificate in Compliance Management, Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering Control and Certificate in Corporate Governance. In addition he has gone through distinguished programmes i.e. Regulatory Exams for Compliance Officers in the Financial Services Sector, Financial Stability Institute’s Programme in Regulatory Practices, Tools and Techniques and currently the Africa Venture.

STANLIB Kenya Ltd's business objective is described as "to be recognized as East Africa's premier Investment Manager, dedicated to the advancement of wealth management through the provision of excellent products, efficient service and customer satisfaction".