Alvarium is a financial ideas boutique owned by New Zealand families. We offer bespoke, unbiased wealth and asset management services, investments and real estate opportunities.

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Grow your wealth through better ideas

For us, better ideas start with asking better questions. We learn what matters to you so we can help protect, enhance or develop it.

Our Offering

Our connected eco-system of both local and global opportunities ensures clients are offered a range of investment products and services that span diversified asset classes, geographies and investment objectives, all aimed at achieving the best financial outcomes.  

Alvarium goes beyond a traditional wealth management offering connecting families, foundations and emerging next generation leaders with advisory services, alternative investment strategies and proprietary investment products.

Wealth Advisory

A core part of our services is providing investment advice to our clients. This can range from making an investment strategy recommendation to undertaking a full wealth review.  

Years of experience and a robust process allow us to provide financial analysis and modelling for your current and future investment capital.

As a result, you can explore how different financial outcomes can be achieved through alternative investment approaches and strategies.
Our proven approach over many years has allowed clients to make considered decisions about their wealth.

Alvarium is a licensed Financial Advice Provider.

All investing requires a careful and planned approach. Having a framework and basis for making investment decisions is critical particularly, for professional and independent trustees that have high fiduciary obligations.

Alvarium provide asset consulting services to families, foundations, charitable trusts and iwi to help them manage the risks and complexities involved in professional investing. We provide comprehensive, customised and objective investment advice for some of New Zealand’s largest organisations.

Alvarium offers an individually managed account service for wholesale investors that are navigating the variety of migrant investor visas including the Active Investor Plus Visa.

We will structure a portfolio for you that complies with New Zealand immigration rules. Reporting will be provided as required, with complete tax reports provided annually.

Please note that Alvarium does not provide immigration or legal advice as part of this service.

Investment Management

We provide innovative and flexible, investment portfolio management and administration services, each tailored to meet your individual objectives and requirements.  You'll have the flexibility to engage a professional investment manager - to make investment decisions on your behalf, or to maintain control when required, to make self-directed asset decisions.  

Using our unique eco-system, you will have access to a range of investment options from traditional bonds and shares to private market assets such as private equity and real estate. This exceptional service includes investment administration and comprehensive reporting.

Alvarium provide a number of specialist funds to fit various investment strategies. Our advisers can help you select funds based on your financial situation, goals and risk tolerances.

Our funds include:

Alvarium Private Credit Fund
This PIE fund provides access to a portfolio of direct loans and other fixed interest securities, offering higher returns than public asset class equivalents, in exchange for lower liquidity. This is achieved by accessing a range of investments initiated and managed by Alvarium primarily in senior lending to a wide range of property projects.  

By diversifying through the Alvarium portfolio investors can access alternative assets at a stable attractive return.  Due to the nature of the risks inherent in this asset class the Fund is available to wholesale investors only. 


Pathfinder Funds
Pathfinder is our ethical investing brand, offering a range of Managed Funds and our multi-award-winning KiwiSaver Plan. Combining Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) metrics with a robust Ethical Investing Policy Pathfinder balances the reasonable desire for you to grow your wealth with a collective responsibility to minimise harm and create positive outcomes for a better future.

We play a vital role in helping private companies realise their growth potential. Our objective is to uncover and unlock value by identifying great companies with the potential of enhancing their performance.

Private equity or debt investments are funded through an allocation in our Pathfinder KiwiSaver Funds and/or through our high-net-worth private client network.

We also have an ownership stake in venture capital fund Nuance Connected Capital. Nuance invest in advanced engineering, science, IP, blockchain and deep AI. They focus on solutions that will improve the planet and help New Zealand companies succeed offshore.

Real Estate

Our property portfolio is overseen by Andrew Williams who has decades of experience and expertise in this sector in both local and international markets.  The property team deep-dive into multiple markets of interest. Regular analysis, fiscal and macro reporting combined with the access to capital gives us the ability to make things happen.

For national real estate opportunities, Alvarium’s development management company, Strategic Property, provides due diligence and project management expertise Their experience, industry connections, in-depth property knowledge and collaborative approach underpins a shared vision we have to improve the landscape.

We believe that holding real assets is the key to long-term capital growth.  The Alvarium Direct Real Estate platform has deployed around $800 million of capital into New Zealand and select international markets (often with Alvarium shareholders and employees co-investing alongside our clients).  

Alvarium follows a thematic investment strategy, identifying best-in-class partners to execute the chosen strategies and opportunities.  We oversee deal origination, due diligence, documentation, structuring and exit through close relationships with our chosen partners, as well as board and investment committee representation when appropriate.

Due to the nature of the risks inherent in these assets the offering is available to wholesale investors only.

The Alvarium Real Estate Opportunities Fund
This fund was set up in 2021 to deploy capital of the partners and clients. This fund, that is more diversified than a Direct Investment, has circa $50M of capital. This fund is only for wholesale investors and is currently closed to new investors.

Alvarium Private Credit Fund
This PIE fund provides access to a portfolio of direct loans and other fixed interest securities, offering higher returns than public asset class equivalents, in exchange for lower liquidity. This is achieved by accessing a range of investments initiated and managed by Alvarium primarily in senior lending to a wide range of property projects.  By diversifying through the Alvarium portfolio investors can access alternative assets at a stable attractive return.  Due to the nature of the risks inherent in this asset class the Fund is available to wholesale investors only.

Impact

We have strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials, and take our position as a global leader in responsible investing seriously.” - Brett Gamble, Owner + Director

Responsible Investing is a holistic approach to investing where social, environmental, corporate governance factors are considered alongside financial performance when making an investment. At Alvarium, we believe Responsible Investing helps identify strong, resilient companies and assets that deliver long-term value for our investors.

Alvarium proudly owns the award-winning ethical investing company Pathfinder.  Pathfinder has won, among others, the Mindful Money award for Best Ethical KiwiSaver Fund Provider three years running (2021, 2022 and 2023).

Pathfinder also offers Managed Funds – ranging from Green Bonds that invest specifically in climate solutions to a Global Water Fund focused on addressing the water crisis. A certified B Corp™ company, its B Corp certification sits alongside the A+ rating awarded to Pathfinder by the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing (UNPRI) for governance and strategy.  

“We believe no one should have to choose between an ethical investment and a profitable one.”— John Berry, ESG

Alvarium is an investor in Positive Capital which deploys equity into projects that will enable new, high-quality homes to be built through a ‘shared equity’ programme.  This approach is innovative, and over the long-term helps grow the housing stock of leading community housing providers.  

Alvarium has committed the full breadth of its expertise, in property development and management, funds management, equity and debt capital financing and governance, to support this important initiative to address the housing crisis in New Zealand.

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