Sanlam, Africa’s largest non-banking financial services group, and Absa, one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups, today announced that they have reached agreement to combine their investment management businesses in a transaction which will result in an asset management company with assets under management, administration and advice in excess of R1 trillion.
The pandemic may have set gender parity progress back by a generation, according to the World Economic Forum. There’s also been an increase in gender-based violence, primarily linked to lockdowns. And there’s an increasing financial gap between men and women. As the global economy slowly recovers and we embrace the new normal, how are women being empowered to live in a post pandemic world?
In a highly competitive financial service offering like life insurance, delivering differentiated and memorable customer experiences across every touchpoint of the insurance journey have become more crucial than ever. COVID-19 has left in its wake a combination of altered life expectancy and forced migration to digital integration in virtually every aspect of daily living,
Research to be released on 22 June will show how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the employee benefits industry and retirement prospects of South Africans. For 40 years, the Sanlam Benchmark findings have helped the retirement industry navigate the complexities of the sector and guide members through the challenges they experience in planning for retirement.
Helena Conradie is to step down from her role as CEO of Satrix later this year, she said in a letter to the media today. "It was a bittersweet decision…I’m extremely passionate about the business, I love the people and I know how privileged I’ve been to play a role in a business and a brand that drives financial inclusion. But after 20 years at Sanlam Investments and Satrix and with the business in such a strong position as South Africa’s index leader, I feel it is time to hand over the baton."
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