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Established in 2015 by a team of like- minded professionals with broad experience in the investment and financial planning industries.

Our aim is to provide investors with the most appropriate investment structures for the environment, while offering as much stability, accessibility and flexibility as possible.

Our long-term client relationships often span across decades and multiple generations as our inherently prudent and service orientated approach to investments provides security and continuity to our investors. We are aligned to the success of our investors and treat their funds with the due care that they deserve.

Integral Asset Management Established

Our team.

Our investment team has a long history of working together prior to the establishment of Integral Asset Management. Each member’s previous track record bears testimony to our success in long term wealth creation with below average risk.

Integral Asset Management Team Dave Eliot
Executive Chairman

Dave Eliot

Dave is a founding member and majority shareholder of Integral Asset Management in South Africa. His formal working career began in January 1972, working for London & Dominion Trust Ltd as an investment analyst, thereafter various stock broking firms and fund management companies, attaining the position of Head of Research at all companies. 

From 1981 to 1996, he was a member of the First National Bank group in South Africa, culminating his stint as Chief Investment Officer of First National Asset Management & Trust Company (Pty) Ltd. Between 1996 and 2003 he was employed by the BoE group, initially as Director in charge of Private Client and Fund Management for BoE-NatWest Securities. Thereafter, as Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of BoE Personal Stockbrokers (Pty) Ltd. In February 2003, Dave was invited to join the newly formed Imara Holdings group and was appointed director in charge of Wealth Management for stockbrokers Imara SP Reid (Pty) Ltd. In late 2003, he was asked to head and launch Imara Asset Management in South Africa – a private client and institutional asset management company; after which he was appointed Managing Director and later CEO. At the end of April 2016, he left to start Asset Manager, Integral Asset Management [Pty] Ltd.

Integral Asset Management Team Danilo Pagani
Chief Executive Officer

Danilo Pagani

Danilo co-founded Integral Asset Management where he currently serves as the CEO and fund manager. With a strong foundation in the technology sector, Danilo started his career as a developer from 2007 to 2010. Driven by his passion for investments, he pursued a B. Com finance degree and successfully completed the CFA Level 1 exam, deepening his understanding of the field.

In 2013, Danilo joined Momentum SP Reid Securities (formerly Imara SP Reid) as a sell-side analyst, specializing in the tech sector and holding companies. In 2015, he transitioned to Imara Asset Management South Africa, assuming the role of a buy-side analyst. Leveraging his technology background, Danilo established a secure and efficient operating environment for Integral Asset Management in 2016.

Recognised for his passion for Asset Management, Danilo was appointed as the CEO of Integral Asset Management in May 2020, spearheading its strategic direction and growth. In May 2022, he took on the role of the lead fund manager, guiding investment decisions with astute insights.

Danilo continues to contribute to the relentless drive for excellence with a deep commitment to delivering optimal outcomes, client satisfaction and superior results.

Integral Asset Management Team Bruce Williamson
Mining Analyst

Bruce Williamson

Bruce is a member of the South African Institute of Stockbrokers and the Investment Analyst’s Society. He worked as an analyst for Stockbrokers Ed Hern, Rudolph for 4 years, JD Anderson & Co / SBC Warburg for 13 years and ABN AMRO Securities for 3 years. He was rated No.1 gold analyst in 1992 by the Financial Mail. He has a good understanding and knowledge of the South African corporate arena and the mining industry in particular, with widespread mining/industrial and institutional contacts. Bruce joined Imara in May 2008 and until recently was the CIO of IAMSA and lead manager of the Imara African Resources Fund. Bruce is a founding member of Integral Asset Management and joined as CIO with effect from 1 June 2016.

Integral Asset Management Team Keith McLachlan
Chief Investment Officer

Keith McLachlan

Keith McLachlan is a distinguished financial professional who earned his CA (SA) designation following articles at PWC, gaining invaluable insight across a diverse range of sectors. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to establish www.SmallCaps.co.za, a platform that remains under his guidance. Following articles, Keith transitioned into the role of an Equity Analyst at Standard Bank CIB’s Global Markets, marking his entry into the world of equity analysis.

Subsequently, he ascended to the institutional arena, achieving recognition as a rated analyst in both small/mid-cap and technology analysis at Thebe Stockbroking. In a pivotal juncture, Keith founded and managed the AlphaWealth Prime Small & Mid Cap Fund, a role he upheld for nearly a decade. His acumen enabled the fund to consistently outperform benchmarks since its inception. Within AlphaWealth, Keith demonstrated his versatility by constructing and overseeing mid to large-cap portfolios in both domestic and global markets. Additionally, he curated and sustained the global, multi-asset houseview.

In the year 2021, Keith embarked on a new chapter by joining Integral Asset Management, assuming the role of Investment Officer. His input into investment committee meetings and strategic insights saw him being promoted to the position of Chief Investment Officer in 2023, where he now oversees the firm’s investment strategies and execution with due care and skill.

Senior Investment Administrator | Trading

Keenan Oliver

Keenan Oliver is a dedicated and driven individual with a passion for finance. Currently studying a BCom Finance degree at Varsity College, Keenan’s academic journey is laying the foundation for his future in financial markets. His insatiable curiosity leads him to be a diverse and well valued member of the team. As a Senior Investment Administrator and Trader, he leveraged his keen insights, abilities, and communication skills in a team orientated environment with utmost efficiency. His efforts in aiding the team to operate in an efficient manner provides them with the needed space to focus on their specialties.

Keenan has a meticulous attention to detail, astute work ethic, and proficiency in operational tasks, Keenan has developed a reputation for assisting his team to operate smoothly, delivering tangible and consistent incremental improvements.

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Integral Asset Management provides full-discretion investment products and services reflecting our group’s best investment houseview. Integral Asset Management provides financial planning services and offers a full range of investment products and platforms, as well as life assurance, medical aid and corporate financial planning.

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