Sanlam warns of Covid-19 impact on growth, but says it has a R760m pandemic reserve

2020-03-30 13:14

Both Sanlam and Santam have warned that the Covid-19 outbreak will impact growth prospects. However, both insurers say they are well capitalised to weather the storm.

We'll have to take market share from each other, says Sanlam CEO as insurers anticipate a tough 2020

2020-03-12 09:57

Ian Kirk says 2019 was better than what he expected but 2020 will be tough and Sanlam will grow by taking customers from other insurers.

Stefanutti takes another knock as PSG slashes its stake

2020-02-06 21:47

PSG Asset Management has reduced its interest in construction company Stefanutti Stocks from 8.9% to 3.89%, just weeks after Sanlam Investments, too, reduced its interest in the construction firm.

Relief for Bosasa employees after liquidation process delayed pension payout

2020-01-14 07:50

Staff members of the controversial Bosasa Youth Development Centres have waited months to be paid their provident funds which, to their relief, Sanlam are in the process of releasing.

Business booming for Sanlam despite limping economy

2019-12-05 05:00

Sanlam said the relationship it forged with Capitec in May 2018 continues to exceed its expectations, selling roughly 100 000 policies a month.

Ex-Sanlam exec appointed CIO at Ashburton Investments

2019-10-11 15:00

Patrice Rassou, former head of equities at Sanlam Investment Managers, has been appointed Chief Investment Officer at Asburton Investments, the asset management arm of FirstRand.

Mixed reaction from retirement funds on new regulations

2019-06-22 19:15

There has been mixed reaction from retirement funds since new default regulations affecting them came into effect, says the acting CEO of Sanlam Employee Benefits.

Older employees 9% more financially resilient than younger ones, research shows

2019-06-15 09:00

Big data can address some of the needs not being met by the retirement industry, says Barend le Grange, head of individual member support at Sanlam.

New policy protection rules may just leave employees confused - expert

2019-04-21 15:53

Amended policyholder protection rules for group insurance requires so much information that members will likely get overwhelmed, says an expert.

 

Here's how much Patrice Motsepe will be worth after donating R1 billion

2020-03-28 13:10

Motsepe followed the Oppenheimer and Rupert families, which donated R1 billion each to Covid-19 efforts in South Africa.

It's part of our business, says Santam as claims soar

2020-03-05 18:24

The insurer paid out R18.9 billion in gross claims - and over R800 million of this was for hail and frost-related crop insurance claims alone.

Protecting little ones on the move

2020-01-14 10:04

Go Cover is the world’s first on-demand accidental injury and death cover, providing instant peace of mind.

How not to cycle through your savings should an accident occur

2019-12-09 00:00

Irrespective of whether you’re attempting the Epic, or setting out on a recreational ride, mountain biking comes with myriad risks. That’s why it’s best for riders to have cover in place every time a ride is planned.

A meaningful gift to give your domestic helper this holiday

2019-12-03 08:52

Over the holidays, many South Africans head home. Given the riskiness of our roads, one of the greatest gifts you can give a person who works for you is peace of mind.

Sanlam, empowering women employees to embrace that slasher life

2019-08-30 12:12

This Women’s Month, some of Sanlam’s dynamic ladies share how they think corporates can support women having side gigs/side careers.

Retirement planning: It's not just about the cost, look at the value - CEO

2019-06-16 12:24

Don't look only at the cost of a retirement product at the expense of considering its value, says Viresh Maharaj, chief executive of Sanlam Corporate Sales and Marketing.

Financial services industry under attack by cyber criminals - expert

2019-06-11 21:30

According to research by IBM, there are about 17 billion cyber-attack incidents daily, and the most attacked industry is financial services, because of the valuable data in its possession.

Investors want to be sure lights will stay on in SA - economist

2019-05-18 15:46

Market participants are acutely aware of the apparent fissures within the ANC, which may disrupt attempts at reform, says an economist at Sanlam Investments.

New retirement cost disclosure standard could be game-changer - expert

2019-04-07 10:35

The retirement savings cost disclosure standard, which came into effect on March 1, aims to assist employers or trustees to compare retirement fund quotations.

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