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Sanlam in Emerging Markets

By leveraging our expertise and experience, we are able to provide a wide range of services and resources to support our partners in emerging markets, who in turn provide consumers in their countries with innovative financial solutions.

  • We form partnerships with companies that have an understanding of the local environment/market conditions and share the same values and culture as we do
  • We entrust local boards and management to run the country operations
  • We believe in and support local job creation and skills development
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All Systems Go for SAHAM Acquisitionhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/media-releases/All Systems Go for SAHAM AcquisitionAll Systems Go for SAHAM AcquisitionAll Systems Go for SAHAM Acquisition2018-10-10T22:00:00ZSanlam and Santam have announced the fulfillment of all conditions for the acquisition of the remaining 53.37% of Morocco-based SAHAM Finances, effective 11 October, after regulators in various jurisdictions approved the deal. GP0|#2d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2;L0|#02d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2|Media Releases;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
Finalisation of Saham Finances acquisitionhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/sens-releases/Finalisation of Saham Finances acquisitionFinalisation of Saham Finances acquisitionFinalisation of Saham Finances acquisition2018-10-10T22:00:00ZSanlam and Santam have announced the fulfillment of all conditions for the acquisition of the remaining 53.37% of Morocco-based SAHAM Finances, effective 11 October, after regulators in various jurisdictions approved the deal.GP0|#c17e7cdc-f777-41a5-9f80-f5892a82ba7b;L0|#0c17e7cdc-f777-41a5-9f80-f5892a82ba7b|SENS Releases;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
Women Are the World’s Most Powerful Purchasershttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/expert-opinions/Women Are the World’s Most Powerful PurchasersWomen Are the World’s Most Powerful PurchasersWomen Are the World’s Most Powerful Purchaser2018-10-09T22:00:00ZHow do you get away with charging the market wielding the most buying power substantially more than others? Through “pink tax”, the recent Sanlam survey reveals. GP0|#56cb3916-7df4-4eaa-9d6a-19dfbefec006;L0|#056cb3916-7df4-4eaa-9d6a-19dfbefec006|Expert Opinions;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
Don’t Just Assume Your Work Benefits Have You Coveredhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/expert-opinions/Don’t Just Assume Your Work Benefits Have You CoveredDon’t Just Assume Your Work Benefits Have You CoveredKnow Your Work Benefits2018-10-09T22:00:00ZWhen getting a new job, many people simply sign on the dotted line. Often not enough attention is paid to the risk benefits part of the employment contract.GP0|#56cb3916-7df4-4eaa-9d6a-19dfbefec006;L0|#056cb3916-7df4-4eaa-9d6a-19dfbefec006|Expert Opinions;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
Finding Balance in a World of Extremeshttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/media-releases/Finding Balance in a World of ExtremesFinding Balance in a World of ExtremesFinding Balance in a World of Extremes2018-10-01T22:00:00ZSouth Africans tend to be overly pessimistic and according to the latest 2017 perception index, compiled by Ipsos, South Africans ranked highest in terms of misperceptions.GP0|#2d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2;L0|#02d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2|Media Releases;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
SEB CEO to leave Sanlamhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/media-releases/SEB CEO to leave SanlamSEB CEO to leave SanlamSEB CEO to Leave Sanlam2018-09-30T22:00:00ZSanlam has announced that Mr Dawie de Villiers, the chief executive officer of Sanlam Employee Benefits (SEB), has resigned and will leave Sanlam on 31 October 2018 to pursue another growth opportunity in the industry. GP0|#2d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2;L0|#02d831847-5d1f-435a-969b-0adba123e9c2|Media Releases;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
Recession-proof Your Businesshttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/expert-opinions/Recession-proof Your BusinessRecession-proof Your BusinessRecession-proof Your Business2018-09-24T22:00:00ZWhile the hope is that the mid-term Budget will see the announcement of structural reforms, there are steps that business owners can take to steer their businesses through current challenges.GP0|#56cb3916-7df4-4eaa-9d6a-19dfbefec006;L0|#056cb3916-7df4-4eaa-9d6a-19dfbefec006|Expert Opinions;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
Redemption of Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd Debt Instrumentshttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/sens-releases/Redemption of Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd Debt InstrumentsRedemption of Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd Debt InstrumentsRedemption of Sanlam Life Debt Instruments2018-07-12T22:00:00ZSanlam Life Insurance issued the SLI3 Notes with a final maturity date of 15 August 2023 pursuant to the Programme Memorandum dated 8 August 2013. The Notes are redeemable at the Issuer’s option on 15 August 2018.GP0|#c17e7cdc-f777-41a5-9f80-f5892a82ba7b;L0|#0c17e7cdc-f777-41a5-9f80-f5892a82ba7b|SENS Releases;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
Sanlam Rating Reviewed by Credit Rating Agencyhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/sens-releases/Sanlam Rating Reviewed by Credit Rating AgencySanlam Rating Reviewed by Credit Rating AgencySanlam Rating Upgraded by Rating Agency2018-07-01T22:00:00ZS&P Global Ratings has reviewed its national scale ratings on South African insurers labelled as under criteria observation on 2 July 2018, which included Sanlam Life’s National Scale Rating.GP0|#c17e7cdc-f777-41a5-9f80-f5892a82ba7b;L0|#0c17e7cdc-f777-41a5-9f80-f5892a82ba7b|SENS Releases;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
South Africa’s Growth Tragedyhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/economic-commentary/South Africa’s Growth TragedySouth Africa’s Growth TragedySouth Africa’s Growth Tragedy2017-12-04T22:00:00ZThis is the last economic commentary written by Sanlam's Economic Adviser, Jac Laubscher, and reflects on the past 20 odd years of reporting on the South African economy. GP0|#a4cac408-7f01-41a6-a2ea-8c22938f373e;L0|#0a4cac408-7f01-41a6-a2ea-8c22938f373e|Economic Commentary;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
Running Into a Brick Wallhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/economic-commentary/Running Into a Brick WallRunning Into a Brick WallRunning Into a Brick Wall2017-11-09T22:00:00ZThe recent Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) has attracted a lot of interest for the alarming note it struck. GP0|#a4cac408-7f01-41a6-a2ea-8c22938f373e;L0|#0a4cac408-7f01-41a6-a2ea-8c22938f373e|Economic Commentary;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8
We Might Have Lift-Offhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/economic-commentary/We Might Have Lift-OffWe Might Have Lift-OffWe Might Have Lift-Off2017-10-09T22:00:00ZReturns over the past three years have been disappointing. However, the question is whether this is the start of a new trend or whether it will turn out to be just another tentative blip.GP0|#a4cac408-7f01-41a6-a2ea-8c22938f373e;L0|#0a4cac408-7f01-41a6-a2ea-8c22938f373e|Economic Commentary;GTSet|#7d0e1231-21bf-4e31-84d6-36893b1df032;GPP|#6acee7b7-900a-438f-a8a0-172892c9cea8

Sanlam Awards

FIA

Sanlam Employee Benefits

SEB was named Employee Benefits Product Supplier of the Year at the 2015 Financial Intermediary Association of Southern Africa (FIA) Awards

FIA

Sanlam Personal Finance

SPF won the Product Supplier of the Year Award in the Investment Products category at the 2015 Financial Intermediary Association of Southern Africa Awards

SACSI

Sanlam Personal Finance

Sanlam Life scored the best in the 2015 SA Customer Satisfaction Index for the life insurance industry

Sunday Times

Sanlam Group

Johan van Zyl, Group Chief Executive, has been named the Sunday Times Business Leader of the Year 2014 in the annual Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards

Ghana Club

Sanlam Emerging Markets

Enterprise Life by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) – leader in the financial services sector (insurance category) 2012 – Ghana Club 100

PMR Africa award

Sanlam Emerging Markets

Botswana Life Insurance Ltd won a PMR Africa award diamond category

Fund Manager of the Year

Sanlam Investments

Kokkie Kooyman was named Investment Week’s Fund Manager of the Year

Imbasa Yegolide Awards

Sanlam Investments

Principal Officers Association awarded Sanlam Employee Benefits the 2013 Risk Benefit Underwriter of the Year award at the 2013 Imbasa Yegolide Awards for Professional Excellence

Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards

Santam

Santam was the winner of the short-term insurance industry category of the 2013/14 Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards

Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards

Sanlam Group

Sanlam was named the top rated SA company in the 2012 long-term insurance category of the Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards

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