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​2014 Annual Results

The Sanlam Group achieved a strong set of results in 2014 despite significant economic pressure. The Group achieved earnings growth of 27% and new business volumes grew by 18% to R182 billion. The implementation of its diversification strategy continued to the Sanlam Group now having a presence in 10 other African countries as well as in Europe, India, Malaysia, Australia and USA.


"Our consistent and strong focus on strategy, our people and our commitment to clients and stakeholders continue to be key to our success in sustaining strong performance despite the challenging environment across many of the markets in which we operate."
Dr Johan van Zyl, Sanlam Group Chief Executive


increase in Net results from financial services per share


growth in New Business Volumes


return on Group Equity Value per share

Dr Johan van Zyl

Key Features


  • Net result from financial services per share increased by 26%
  • Normalised headline earnings per share up 3%

Business Volumes

  • New business volumes up 18% to R182 billion
  • Net value of new covered business up 21% to R1 592 million
  • Net new covered business margin of 2,92%
  • Net fund inflows of R42 billion

Group Equity Value

  • Group Equity Value per share of R46,84
  • Return on Group Equity Value per share of 18,5%

Capital Management

  • Discretionary capital of R3,3 billion at 31 December 2014
  • Sanlam Life Insurance Limited CAR cover of 4,5 times


  • Normal dividend of 225 cents per share up 13%



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