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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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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
Sompo Strengthens Position in Africahttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/media-releases/Sompo Strengthens Position in AfricaSompo Strengthens Position in AfricaSompo Strengthens Position in Africa2017-10-18T22:00:00ZSompo International Holdings Ltd. (SI) today announced the launch of a new strategic partnership in Africa with Sanlam Limited and SAHAM Finances, two of the largest financial groups on the continent. 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
Sanlam to Acquire Absa Consultants and Actuarieshttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/media-releases/Sanlam to Acquire Absa Consultants and ActuariesSanlam to Acquire Absa Consultants and ActuariesAcquisition of Absa Consultants and Actuaries2017-10-15T22:00:00ZSanlam Life is pleased to announce that it has entered into agreements to acquire 100% of the issued share capital of Absa Consultants and Actuaries Proprietary Limited.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
How to Talk About Moneyhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/media-releases/How to Talk About MoneyHow to Talk About MoneyHow to Talk About Money2017-10-12T22:00:00ZTalking about money can be a sensitive matter, but it is important to allow it to be a regular discussion in your relationship.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
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
The Hidden Cost of Cancerhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/expert-opinions/The Hidden Cost of CancerThe Hidden Cost of CancerThe Hidden Cost of Cancer2017-10-03T22:00:00ZWith 1 in 4 South Africans affected by cancer, it is clear that the prevalence of cancer is increasing.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
The State of Government Financeshttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/economic-commentary/The State of Government FinancesThe State of Government FinancesThe State of Government Finances2017-09-12T22:00:00ZAfter having been the poster child of sound fiscal practice for a number of years, South Africa’s government finances have experienced a precipitous decline since 2009 into an abyss it will take many years from which to escape. 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
Create an Incontestable Business Willhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/expert-opinions/Create an Incontestable Business WillCreate an Incontestable Business WillCreate an Incontestable Business Will2017-09-11T22:00:00ZAs a business owner, you’re proud of your legacy and therefore a last will and testament is imperative. But, how sure are you that your ‘business will’ is worth the paper it is written on?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
Conditions for BrightRock Acquisition Fulfilledhttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/sens-releases/Conditions for BrightRock Acquisition FulfilledConditions for BrightRock Acquisition FulfilledBrightRock Conditions Fulfilled2017-08-31T22:00:00ZThe board of directors of Sanlam wish to advise shareholders that all of the conditions precedent relating to the Transaction have now been fulfilled and the closing process completed. 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
Credit Rating Action by Standard Poor'shttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/sens-releases/Credit Rating Action by Standard Poor'sCredit Rating Action by Standard Poor'sCredit Rating Action by Standard and Poor's2017-08-22T22:00:00ZAccording to S&P Global Ratings, Sanlam Life’s National Scale Rating has been revised from ‘zaAA-/ zaA-1‘ to ‘zaAAA/ zaA-1+’, and the ratings of the SLI3 and SLI4 subordinated deferrable debt issued by Sanlam Life from ‘zaA-‘ to ‘zaAA’.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
Make Your Daughters Money Smarthttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/expert-opinions/Make Your Daughters Money SmartMake Your Daughters Money SmartMake Your Daughters Money Smart2017-08-14T22:00:00ZIn South Africa, about 41% of households are female-headed. As social roles evolve, the need to teach girls to manage their finances is crucial.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
Disposal of Enterprise Group Investmentshttp://www.sanlam.com/mediacentre/media-category/sens-releases/Disposal of Enterprise Group InvestmentsDisposal of Enterprise Group InvestmentsDisposal of Enterprise Group Investments2017-06-22T22:00:00ZThe board of directors of Sanlam hereby announces that Sanlam Emerging Markets Proprietary Limited (“SEM”) has entered into agreements on 22 June 2017 with Black Star Holdings Limited.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 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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