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Sanlam wins FIA Product Supplier of the Year Award

Sanlam has been named the 2018 Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa’s (FIA) Employee Benefits Product Supplier of the Year. These awards take place to celebrate the role of advice, acknowledge the product providers who, in the opinion of the members of the FIA, have excelled over the past year in supplying exceptional products and […]

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GTC launches inaugural Gap Cover Survey

Sanlam and Absa have emerged as the top-ranked medical Top-up –  often referred to as ‘Gap’ cover –  providers in South Africa, according to the first ever ranking of these product providers, conducted by leading wealth and advisory firm GTC. Sanlam was ranked as the leading provider of Gap cover for under 60-year olds, whilst […]

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Life Insurance

Sanlam paid out 99% of death claims in 2017

In its 99th year of existence, Sanlam paid out more than 99% of all death claims received in 2017. The South African insurer which has dedicated its centenary year to a changing lives for generations to come paid out claims to the value of R3 622.7m in 2017. Out of this 82% was paid for life […]

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The magic duo in financial planning: man and machine

Technology is changing the playing fields in business – and in the financial planning environment in particular, can allow intermediaries to enhance their business operations and their client engagement. On the other hand, the human element is similarly important – for insight, holistic thinking and a trusted relationship. Optimally combining the two, in a well-considered […]

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Playing it safe: getting to grips with guaranteed investment products

By Cornel Basson, Product Manager at Glacier by Sanlam. The world of investments and global markets can sometimes feel like a roller-coaster ride. You can never quite anticipate the dips and inclines. No wonder ordinary South African consumers – some of whom are among the most anxious, risk-averse investors – struggle with being fully at […]

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Sanlam Private Wealth funds scoop top accolades in London

Two of Sanlam Private Wealth’s international funds have walked off with prestigious industry awards in London over the past few weeks. The Sanlam Strategic Bond Fund scooped two Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund awards, while the Sanlam Global High Quality Fund scored a hat-trick, with accolades at this year’s Investors Choice Awards, City of London Wealth […]

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Using education to change lives for generations to come

Have you ever met a person who’s going to change the world? Sanlam has met 71 693 of them. Believing that the best way to build a better tomorrow is to start investing in today, the Sanlam Blue Ladder Schools project has empowered 71 693 learners to date. The project aims to help children learn […]

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February proves that a month can be a long time in politics

Market review: February 2018 By Carl Roothman, CE of Sanlam Investments Retail Business. Despite it being the shortest month of the year, February proved that a month can be a long time in politics. On 13 February the National Executive Committee of the ANC recalled Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa. At the eleventh […]

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