Sanlam Private Wealth expands

2014-12-12 16:57

Seven portfolio and wealth managers have migrated to Sanlam Private Wealth’s expanding Johannesburg operation.

Sanlam sells insurance unit in Malaysia

2014-12-02 18:02

A report says a Malaysian subsidiary of Sanlam is selling its general insurance business to a Toronto-listed unit of Fairfax Financial Holdings.

Sarb should give stern warning - economist

2014-11-20 12:26

Merely a stern warning by the Reserve Bank that it is ready to hike interest rates if events and data warrant action should suffice for now, says an economist.

Watch out for tax increases, experts warn

2014-10-23 07:00

The economy needs to accelerate significantly to meet even the revised GDP forecasts, experts warn.

Sanlam expands Ghana presence with $240m deal

2014-10-02 19:50

Sanlam has acquired a stake in a unit of an insurance company in Ghana in its latest move to expand in fast-growing sub-Saharan markets.

CT marathon gets UN nod

2014-09-11 22:01

The first Cape Town peace conference and expo has been endorsed by the UN's special advisor on sport for development.

Sanlam grooms Ian Kirk as next CEO

2014-09-09 19:33

Sanlam has announced the appointment of Ian Kirk as deputy group chief executive as part of the group’s succession planning strategy.


Sanlam chief executive Johan Van Zyl discusses with Fin24 the group's 2014 interim results after recording a 28% jump in earnings.

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Resilient lodge owner wins top award

2014-09-04 07:00

Resilience and the ability to adapt has led Adri Kruger to victory in this year’s Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition.

Warning against overreaction to banks' downgrade

2014-08-19 18:53

Moody's was too late in downgrading African Bank and now overreacted in downgrading Capitec as a result, says Kokkie Kooyman of Sanlam Investment Management Global.

OneRandMan inspires budgeting advice

2014-07-27 15:55

Fin24 has been following the OneRandMan closely during Savings Month. Now we ask a Sanlam expert to give advice on a few questions related to his story.

Debarred Old Mutual adviser opens can of worms

2014-07-01 07:42

When Old Mutual debarred one of its award-winning advisers and a few months later started legal proceedings to get back a joining bonus it opened a can of worms.

Fear of failure part of entrepreneur's journey

2014-06-26 13:56

The fear of failure is a common occurrence in any entrepreneur’s journey, but by nature entrepreneurs are to a degree risk takers, says an expert.

Young entrepreneurs must be realistic

2014-06-11 05:00

It is crucial to bridge the gap between young people's entrepreneurial aspirations and the reality of establishing a business, warns an expert.

Sanlam grows micro-ensurance footprint

2014-06-06 14:46

Sanlam Emerging Markets has acquired a stake in UK-based micro-insurance provider MicroEnsure.

Partnership to fast track entrepreneurs

2014-05-15 18:35

Sanlam has announced an enterprise development partnership with the Association of Savings and Investment South Africa.

Sanlam eyes African acquisitions

2014-04-08 15:25

Sanlam plans to conclude three or four acquisitions in African countries this year as it chases faster-growing markets, a senior official says.

Sanlam BEE deal delivers R15bn in value

2014-03-23 13:31

Thousands of South Africans are expected to benefit from one of South Africa's most successful BEE deals to date.

Sanlam has R4bn war chest for acquisitions

2014-03-06 11:18

Insuere Sanlam says it has a R4bn kitty for acquisitions in Africa and Asia this year, after purchasing businesses worth R2.5bn in 2013.

Pravin's predicament

2014-02-27 13:37

The budget placed the finance minister in a tight spot, says Jac Laubscher.

Impact of interest rate hike on retirees

2014-02-03 15:50

While in the past an interest rate hike would have been positive for retirees, the impact on their investments today is less clear, according to an expert.

Madiba provided moral compass - Sanlam

2013-12-09 10:54

The Sanlam group chief executive says former president Nelson Mandela’s leadership impacted not only the socio-political aspects of the country's transition, but it also gave direction to the South African economy.

EFF members crap on Sanlam Cape Town

2013-10-25 13:40

Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters have been arrested in Cape Town for throwing faeces at the Sanlam head office in Bellville.

Investment interest in art grows - Sanlam

2013-10-24 16:05

There is increasing investment interest in art, says CEO of Sanlam Private Investments Daniel Kriel at the launch of the exhibition of the SPI National Portrait Award 2013.


Sanlam reports little earnings growth

2014-12-03 19:30

Sanlam says there has been little earnings growth for the first 10 months of the year and its investment returns are significantly weaker.

Manuel, business leaders score top honours

2014-10-29 16:26

Trevor Manuel has been honoured for his for his significant contribution to the development of South Africa and for improving the lives of all its citizens.

Tax deductions and tax reforms

2014-10-09 15:53

A Fin24 user wants to know if Sars has changed the tax deductions on pension funds because of the new retirement reforms coming into effect.

Deal between Sanlam and AfroCentric

2014-09-30 17:35

Afrocentric Investment Corporation and Sanlam have reached agreements for the issue to Sanlam of an interest in AfroCentric’s wholly-owned subsidiary.

Transformation, growth key for next Sanlam CEO

2014-09-11 06:00

A vision of growth and transformation will form an important part of the mission of Sanlam CEO Dr Johan van Zyl's successor.

Sanlam stands firm amid tough SA conditions

2014-09-04 20:22

Sanlam’s interim results show the company’s growth comes with much more diversification and much more resilience, says group CEO Johan van Zyl.

Sanlam earnings jump 28%

2014-09-04 09:05

Insurer Sanlam has posted an expected hike in half-year earnings as its diversification into other African markets and Asia paid off.

Who traded down African Bank's share value?

2014-08-20 06:00

A Fin24 user says the real question regarding the crisis with African Bank, is who traded down its share value and an expert provides some insights.

Life gets tough for OneRandMan

2014-07-28 08:00

Life is getting a little crazy for OneRandMan. With all his debit orders and credit repayments taken care of, he has little left to spend on tempting extras.

Sanlam starts legal action against Stern

2014-07-16 07:30

Sanlam has confirmed that it has started legal action against an errant financial adviser who has placed a great deal of business with it in the past.

‘Second career’ reality for many retirees

2014-06-29 11:25

Most South Africans are financially not ready to stop working at the traditional retirement age and many have to start a "second career", according to a survey.

Ambition and commitment crucial

2014-06-12 11:46

Young entrepreneur's must be realistic about establishing a business, warns an expert.

Pensioners running out of cash

2014-06-06 16:31

Over half of pensioners had a shortfall between their income and expenses in the last year, according to a survey.

Sanlam's four-month earnings up

2014-06-04 16:06

Sanlam has reported a jump in earnings for the first four months of the year, after booking more new business and higher returns from investment services.

Sanlam to buy 51% of Malaysian insurer

2014-04-23 09:32

Financial services giant Sanlam is set to further expand its footprint in Malaysia with the acquisition of a majority stake in MCIS Zurich Insurance Berhad.

SA hesitant to take entrepreneurship leap

2014-04-03 17:38

As South Africa’s economy grows, so will the number of business opportunities available for entrepreneurs to take advantage of, says an expert.

Govt policy implementation vital for SMEs

2014-03-14 15:32

Government has outlined plans to stimulate the development of small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs, but significant challenges remain, says an expert.

Positive impact of winning a competition

2014-03-04 13:36

William Duk of Plantation Shutters shares how being the winner of the 2012 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition, has helped him.

Sanlam warns of personal loan scam

2014-02-07 14:39

Scammers are getting increasingly bolder in their methods to dupe consumers.

Debarred adviser tops at Sanlam, Old Mutual

2014-01-26 11:05

Fin24 has learnt that the debarred financial adviser James Robert Stern has been recognised as a top financial adviser by both Old Mutual and Sanlam.

EFF protesting at Sanlam office in Cape Town

2013-12-03 16:04

A group of about 40 Economic Freedom Fighters supporters are taking part in a protest outside Sanlam’s head office in Bellville, Cape Town.

Investing in Africa property not cheap

2013-10-28 15:17

Sanlam's Africa real estate fund provides a platform for investors to tap the growth potential of the sub-Saharan African real estate market.


There is increasing investment interest in art, says CEO of Sanlam Private Investments Daniel Kriel at the launch of the exhibition of the SPI National Portrait Award 2013.

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Sanlam wants bigger stake in Malawi, Zambia

2013-10-11 14:28

Sanlam Emerging Markets is in discussions with Nico Holdings for the acquisition of a stake in the general insurance operations in Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

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