War breaks out at Group Five

2017-06-25 07:42

Five nonexecutive directors resign amid proposals for a fresh start, as a battle brews over new board members.

Renewed political uncertainty affects Sanlam performance

2017-06-07 14:53

Renewed political and policy uncertainty has made SA's operating environment particularly challenging for business, Sanlam has said.

SA middle class uses exercise, denial to cope with financial stress

2017-05-10 20:10

South Africa's middle class is stressed and 73% claim it is because of their financial situation, according to the latest Sanlam Benchmark Survey.

Sanlam bullish on long-term prospects for Zim associate units

2017-03-30 08:26

Capital shortages in Zimbabwe are hitting insurance and life assurance firms, prompting Sanlam's associate units to turn to the SA group for assistance and technical cover.

Why diversity is key to SA's inclusive growth strategy

2017-03-11 16:49

Sanlam CEO Ian Kirk says the insurer is aligned with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s inclusive growth strategy and will be engaging with Parliament next week on the topic.

Entrepreneurship competition aims to boost economy

2017-02-28 17:23

Sanlam and Business/Partners Entrepreneur of the year competition is in its 29th year, in an effort to promote entrepreneurship as a career choice for young people and to achieve inclusive economic growth.

Sanlam’s on-demand app

2017-01-29 06:01

Sanlam is venturing into new territory by launching an insurance cover app, which allows you to buy accidental injury cover, on demand, from 24 hours to an extended 30-day period.

Motsepe turns down Sanlam chair position for Van Zyl

2016-12-19 11:53

Mining magnate Patrice Motsepe has turned down the role as Sanlam chairperson and asked former CEO Johan van Zyl to take on the role, the company has announced.

Sanlam has R5bn kitty for African expansion

2016-11-20 09:02

Sanlam may spend as much as R5bn to expand its presence in Africa, taking advantage of some of the lowest insurance penetration rates in the world.

South Africa’s top asset managers: Former boutiques now nation’s biggest, best

2016-10-20 16:20

Companies that started out as boutiques have established themselves as the major industry players. Check the table to see how your asset manager shapes up.


Education key to successful entrepreneurship

2017-06-23 14:25

Once someone understands the building blocks of business, he or she can better distinguish between a poor or great business opportunity, says an expert.

First WhatsApp drama launches in SA

2017-06-05 13:01

South Africa's first WhatsApp drama has a stellar cast and an intriguing plot.

Ratings downgrade will impact a 'generation' of employees - CEO

2017-04-11 19:01

South Africans planning to retire within the next 20 years will have to work longer, following the country’s recent sovereign credit ratings downgrade to junk status, says Dawie de Villiers, CEO at Sanlam Employee Benefits.

Sanlam set to expand East Africa footprint

2017-03-22 12:43

Sanlam has reached an agreement with asset manager PineBridge Investments to acquire PineBridge’s majority stake in PineBridge Investments East Africa Limited in Kenya.

Sanlam posts 6% decline in profit

2017-03-09 08:49

Sanlam has posted a 6% full year decline in profit due to negative foreign currency translation differences and weak equity market performance during 2016.

Sanlam acquires stake in BrightRock Holdings

2017-01-30 12:16

Sanlam has concluded agreements whereby Sanlam Life Insurance will acquire a 53% stake in life insurance provider, BrightRock.

Ex-Sanlam adviser in dock for fraud, forgery

2017-01-24 17:36

A former Sanlam insurance adviser has appeared in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court for allegedly conning clients in Ceres out of almost R1 million in investment funds.

Margate without water for more than 4 days

2016-12-12 17:08

Areas in the Ugu District Municipality on the South Coast, including the holiday town of Margate, have been without water since Thursday following a strike by municipal workers.

Sanlam spreads its wings in India

2016-11-16 18:29

Financial services group Sanlam has increased its stake to 49% in Indian insurance company Shriram Life and Shriram General.

Local agri-business set to be 'world leader' in pelletizing

2016-09-26 20:29

Local entrepreneur Johan Eksteen's agri-business provides farmers with an eco-friendly and cost-effective solution in tough economic times.

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