Ayokunnu Are of Toronto, Canada is an international investment banker and consultant. He has worked in the financial services industry for upwards of twenty years. Ayokunnu Are dedicates his unparalleled talent understanding numbers into investing in portfolio management for institutional and private investors worldwide. As the President of a globally influential investment consulting firm, Ayokunnu Are can get you where you want to go.
In the late 1980’s, Mr. Ayokunnu Are established his own global strategic consultancy firm providing a wide range of professional financial services to both private and publicly traded entities, as well as businesses and charitable foundations in addition to high net worth Canadian and US accredited investors.
After graduating with his Bachelor’s degree and Master of Public Administration from the University of Michigan, he established his current firm and he leveraged his experience with a number of industry-leading financial and banking insurance firms to help clients in developing strategic approaches to global equity, derivatives, and fixed-income holdings. Ayokunnu Are completes an in-depth analysis of income, investments, expenses and payments over several years. He then works with his team to create an individualized plan. This approach has earned Ayokunnu a reputation as one of the best advisors in North America. Ayokunnu Are has worked with clients across North America and Africa. He has worked in global equities, global fixed-income, and derivative financial products in Africa and North America. This fruitful network of affiliates gained from this experience includes Allstate Financial Services LLC, Prudential Financial, Manulife Investments, RBC Life, National Community Foundation and Walton Capital Management.
His many years of work experience have fundamentally developed an international outlook on finance. It also helps that Ayokunnu Are has grown up as a global citizen, empathizing with a wide array of perspectives with a capacity to offer helpful advice to clients.
Ayokunnu Are was born in Nigeria when it was a vibrant economy. However the Nigerian elite recently wiped out a great deal of the country’s wealth. Ayokunnu believes the West, in superpowers such as the United States and Canada, is also susceptible to the same type of collapse.
Exposure to a variety of economic circumstances when he was growing up nurtured Ayokunnu’s taste and curiosity for global business.. Because his parents were diplomats, he moved around a lot and experienced a plethora of educational environments and cultures. After leaving Nigeria for England, Ayokunnu’s parents sent him and his siblings to the United States for their education.
In high school, Ayokunnu found himself fascinated with financial planning. The questions of how people save money, how many invest money, and how people earn money, were all areas that Ayokunnu was hungry to learn about. After college, he began working at Prudential Insurance after college in 1994.
Ayokunnu was very successful at Prudential Insurance and soon created his own agency, Money Managers International. He created this out of his own agency was in order to focus exclusively on retirement investment strategies, estate planning, and investment advice. Money Managers International Asset Management Group is a global strategic advisory and consultancy firm that works on services such as, but not limited to, International Venture Capital, Estate Planning, Retirement Investment Strategies, Charitable Gifting, International Fundraising, Corporate Recapitalization, and Global Asset Management. These services are available to public and privately traded corporate entities alike. Small and mid-sized businesses also come to Ayokunnu Are. Charitable foundations reach out out MMI for guidance on fundraising and charity advice.
Ayokunnu Are’s company performs seminars in which they explain the current financial situation and ways to confront it. They focus on inflation, taxation, and other issues affecting the current economy. Ayokunnu Are is a leader in understanding the economy. He prides himself on making it work for his clients. He emphaizes that international investing essential, especially as markets become more fluid. Ayokunnu Are also knows basic financial literacy is fundamental to the survival of our economy.
Currently Ayokunnu Are and his family reside in the United States and Canada; Ayo is in Toronto presently.