Akina’s values: the nine shared beliefs that help the team succeed
Akina’s business model incorporates nine values to which the team members have been dedicated since the company was founded. For Akina, these are not optional or just 'nice to have’. The values provide firm guidelines for the way Akina is run, for its business dealings, and for its relationships with stakeholders.
Experience shows that investment outperformance depends on original thinking and hard work. Akina takes an active approach to the search for investment opportunities and the creation of value.
To create value for its clients Akina needs an in-depth understanding of its markets. Akina keeps well-informed about trends and developments and maintains close relationships with fund managers, intermediaries and business leaders in all regions in which it is active.
Akina’s business is well run and built on firm foundations. In execution, Akina focuses its attention on applying the highest standards of due diligence and maintaining tried-and-tested operational systems and processes.
For Akina, a socially responsible approach to investment advisory, which takes the interests of all its stakeholders into account, makes business sense. Akina aims to meet the highest standards of business ethics and corporate governance.
Akina competes in a rapidly changing international marketplace. The team’s diversity keeps it in tune with national business cultures and means that Akina can deal comfortably with fund and corporate managers in their own languages.
Akina strives to maintain the trust of all the people and organisations with which it does business, and so does everything within its power to deliver on its promises and commitments.
When Akina spots an investment opportunity or receives an inquiry from a client, it attends to the matter right away. It knows that a rapid yet carefully considered response can make the difference between success and failure.
Akina believes it gets better results when it has good relationships with its clients, colleagues and business partners. Akina tries to build a positive, personal rapport with all stakeholders.
Akina aims to add value for its stakeholders and business partners by using its contacts and knowledge for their benefit as well as for its own. Akina maintains an active dialogue with all stakeholders because it believes that open exchange promotes innovation.