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Akani Retirement Fund Administrators is a proudly South African financial services company with a footprint in Southern Africa in countries such as Lesotho and others.

Our ambition is to be a pan African player, offering a wider range of services to the growing African middle class. 

Established in 2001 to take advantage of black economic empowerment opportunities, we have now evolved into one of the largest retirement fund administrators in Southern Africa.

Through our robust administration and investment platforms we strive to deliver cost-effective and seamless customer service to members of retirement funds, trustees and employers looking for retirement solutions for their employees.



To deliver a diversity of services of the highest quality and adding tangible value to our clients, while spearheading Infrastructure Development within Southern Africa, and the globe as a whole; and remaining the leading provider of Retirement Fund administration.

We are committed to delivering quality service through:

  • Excellent leadership;
  • Effective management of people and processes; and
  • Utilising state-of-the-art systems and “green” solutions.

Core values

Integrity: we must build trust and form strong relationships with all stakeholders, consistent with our values, i.e. to be honest, trustworthy and open, and to always act in accordance with the highest ethical standards.

Responsibility: refers to the fact that individuals and groups have morally based obligations and duties to others and to larger ethical and moral codes, standards, and traditions.

Accountability: we must be prepared to take responsibility for our work, make commitments, find solutions and be held accountable for delivery and results.

Fairness: our decisions to be based on actions, processes, and consequences that are morally right, honourable and equitable.

Transparency: our Trustees should communicate any aspects, including the performance of Akani’s investments, that would help establish the credibility and trustworthiness of the administration, Akani and the delivery of its benefits.

Conscientious: Akani employees should act with intellectual honesty, integrity, competence, diligence and respect, and show independence of mind in the best interest of Akani and all its stakeholders.

Pushing beyond boundaries: we must be passionate about our work and committed to achieving our goals, always looking for innovative and creative ways to realise Akani’s vision.