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Ahmed Banderker

Six biggest global trends in insurtech space

Emerging market insurtech companies are set to play a major role in the predicted rise of premium growth across the global insurance industry – an expectation which has motivated Sanlam to become the first South African insurtech partner to Plug and Play, the largest global innovation platform, based in Silicon Valley. (more…)

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Sanlam aims to enhance growth, B-BBEE

Sanlam today announced that it is planning a package of transactions aimed at strengthening its South African operations and positioning the company for growth over time through enhancing its economic empowerment credentials and building on its long-standing partnership with Ubuntu-Botho (UB). (more…)

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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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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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