About Us

Invest4Growth Asset Management Ltd. was founded as a Limited Liability Company on the 29th of July 2015 by Raphael Ursi, Sam Safavi and Bertrand Sluys.

The Company was licensed by the Maltese regulator MFSA on the 24th of February 2016 to provide investment services to professional clients.

As an independent asset manager, Invest4Growth Asset Management Ltd., works with international customers as trusts, insurance companies, funds, law firms and insurance brokers.

Managing Director

Sam Safavi

Managing Director

After finishing his masters in commercial science (specialization finance) in 2003, Sam Safavi built up a career in the financial sector working as an investment advisor at Citibank and Deutsche Bank and as a Portfolio Manager at Fuchs & Associés Finance and Eurinvest Partners. He also has a degree as European Financial Planner and founded Invest4Growth bvba in 2009 – a regulated independent insurance broker specialized in financial solutions (pension, wealth and succession) and investment advice.


Raphaël Ursi

Managing Director

Raphaël has 15 years of expérience in the financial sector (ING Bank, Deutsche Bank , Fuchs & Associés Finance, Eurinvest Partners) as an asset manager and senior banker. During this period, he worked in the Private Banking department both at ING Belgium as well as at Deutsche Bank. He then became the Head of the Investment Advice team at Deutsche bank where he was in charge of the portfolio strategy for Private and Personal Banking, the internal and external communication of the investment strategy and the monitoring of risks. In 2012, he became a partner in Invest4Growth (a regulated independent insurance broker specialized in financial solutions (pension, wealth and succession) and investment advice. Raphaël holds a degree as Certified Financial Analyst (ABAF), a Master in Business Economics (KUL) and followed a General Management Program of Vlérick – ING Business School.


Bertrand Sluys

Founder and Advisor

Bertrand has more than 25 years’ experience in financial markets. He worked for 15 years in the asset management department of General Bank and Fortis as a portfolio manager and strategist. He developed option trading strategies based on fractal theory and behavioral finance. These strategies were used in the dealing room of Fortis bank in the equity derivative desk. After, Bertrand has built a UCITS 4 fund using these strategies in a very conservative way. The key idea is to deliver each year a positive return in all market situation. Bertrand is also lecturer at Vlerick Business School and give different conferences on option strategies and behavioral finance.


Luc Picarelle

Technical Analyst

Luc holds a master in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Namur (1987). He then worked in several companies from the financial sector as a financial advisor (Dewaay Bank, Crédit Général) and as a Portfolio Manager (General Bank- Fortis Private Banking, Fuchs & Associés Finance). He partnered with I4G from the beginning of 2015 on.


Anthony Paris


Anthony Paris is a Business Consultant. He holds an Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering, both from the University of Manchester. For the past 40 years he has been designing and developing high reality computer simulators to help large international organizations, as well as US and UK Government agencies, train and develop their managers in operations management, sales management, project management, business management and risk management.