Ascor® Awards

The Ultimate Guide to Retirement in South Africa

Now available in bookstores and online as an eBook.

Written by Wouter Fourie (CFP®) and Bruce Cameron, the retired editor of Personal Finance. Since introducing the book in June 2018, the first imprint of 7 000 copies has been sold out, making The Ultimate Guide a national best-seller.

Ascor® Indepentdent Wealth Manager

Ascor®, scooped three out of the six awards at the 2018 International Adviser Best Practice Adviser Awards ceremony held in Cape Town on 21 November 2018

Ascor® gained recognition as the regional winner of the categories Excellence in Client Service, Excellence in Professional Development and the very coveted Best Adviser Firm in South Africa.

Wouter Fourie (CFP®)

Wouter Fourie, the managing director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers, was named one of Independent Adviser’s Global Top 100 Individuals.

Carla Briers

Carla Briers, one of our team members in the Accounting department, was just named the national top student in the May 2018 sitting of the board exams of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).

Michelle Bester

Selected by Investec, receives the award for best administrative assistant to financial advisors.

Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers

Received the Award for Excellence in Investment Planning 2017 at the Old Mutual / International Adviser Awards at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town.

Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers

Ascor® took home the top award in four categories, namely Use of Social Media, Use of Technology, Excellence in Marketing and Communication and the overall award as Best Advisor Firm.

The Best Practice Adviser Awards are managed by International Adviser, a UK-based global publication for financial advisors, and Old Mutual International.

Wouter Fourie

Wouter Fourie, CFP®, won the 2015 FPI Financial Planner of the Year award, sponsored by Personal Finance, which honours the most proficient professional financial planner in the profession.

Wouter has over 17 years’ financial planning experience and is the CEO of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers. Godfrey Nti, CEO at FPI, said; “The Financial Planner of the Year award acknowledges the outstanding level of professionalism and ethics adhered to by a CFP® professional. It also showcases the highest standard of financial planning advice provided to their clients.

Wouter is a committed member of FPI and serves on several of our committees. He continues to be involved in our financial literacy education programmes which create awareness of the value of professional financial planning. We are proud of Wouter’s role in elevating the financial planning profession and congratulate him on his achievement.”