Capital Raising

We have raised capital of over K20 billion for various companies in Malawi operating in banking, hospitality, manufacturing, telecommunications, property holding, motor vehicle distribution and audit through various instruments such as commercial papers, floating rate notes, bonds, subordinated debt and equity financing. We draft term sheets, prepare information memorandums, conduct due diligence reviews, conduct road shows to meet with various investors, facilitate the execution of subscription and facility agreements, settlement of funds and management of the facility during its life.

Nominee Fund

The company developed a money market nominee fund that has grown  to over MWK18 billion in a space of five years. The nominee fund allows individuals and companies to invest in money market placements in Malawi.

Assets under Management

The company manages assets worth over K750 billion on behalf of clients. These assets are in various forms namely equities/shares, government securities (Treasury bills, RBM Repos, Bonds), deposits (various institutions), property (direct and indirect) and loans/corporate bonds.

Company Setup

NICO Asset Managers carried out economic research on Mozambique. Further research was done on the insurance industry and its prospects.

Economic Research

The company publishes a monthly comprehensive economic research report. This report provides readers with a clear review of the economic environment. The company has extensive databases on economic data. Research information is sourced from Reserve Bank of Malawi, IMF, World Bank, National Statistics Office, Malawi Stock Exchange and Economist Intelligence Unit.

Company Valuations

The company has been involved in valuations of unlisted companies in insurance, manufacturing, financial services, broking and telecommunications.


Investment Approach

Our investment approach is guided by our clients’ needs. We conduct extensive investment research to identify winning strategies. We develop objective and customized investment strategies that enable diversification as we strive to minimize unsystematic risk and therefore consistently achieve competitive and sustainable investment returns.

Investment Philosophy

The investment philosophy of NICO Asset Managers is to achieve competitive and sustainable risk adjusted investment rate of returns by:

  • Reliance on in-depth investment research
  • Proactive investment management
  • A focus on risk management.

Investments are managed in accordance with predetermined investment objectives, asset allocations, risk profiles and regulatory requirements.


We are inspired by every client who entrusts us with their funds. Our belief is to grow and protect the value of our client’s investments. Integrity is not just how we define the core driver of our investment expertise, it is the heart of every investment strategy and policy that we develop and implement.
At NICO Asset Managers, we believe in reaching the ultimate wealth management objectives of our clients. We create value because we know that our clients cherish and believe in it.