IDS South Africa was launched in Cape Town in 2002 as a specialised administration service provider. In May 2003 we took on our first hedge fund client and since then have established ourselves as market leaders in hedge fund administration, focusing exclusively on the alternative investments industry. During this time, we have refined and developed innovative fund administration and associated capabilities into a highly effective range of services. In addition IDS has expanded its administration capabilities to cover Private Equity, Mezzanine, Commodity and Unit Trust markets. Investment Data Services Group (IDS) is a Category I Financial Services Provider (FSP No. 16802), registered with the South African Financial Services Board in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act (FAIS).
Today, with approaching 100 staff members, over 200 funds and over US$7 billion worth of assets under administration and custody, you can be sure that - no matter whether you’re looking to launch a new fund, make a transition to a new administrator, or simply wish to outsource some of your processes - we have a solution to suit you.
At IDS South Africa, our success is directly linked to the people who make up the company. As a result, we have a strong corporate culture and shared vision: to form dynamic partnerships with our clients, offering them transparency, solutions and results.
Our cutting-edge technology and well-integrated systems and processes provide us with a solid infrastructure that facilitates efficiency allowing us to provide superior fund administration services.