ESG investing, including in infrastructure, is not as scalable as traditional asset management
In the investment team, Sanlam will be the dominant partner, but it will want to keep some of Absa’s skilled investment professionals
African Rainbow Capital has been set up to diversify Motsepe's Ubuntu-Botho consortium away from its highly successful investment in Sanlam. But the two ...
Independent financial advisers need to do a lot more to earn 1% of their clients’ assets in perpetuity
The arrogant assumptions of holding the number one position have clearly disappeared
Local institutions are holding on to their Quilter shares for dear life
Hotels, restaurants and B&Bs, devastated by the series of lockdowns, hoped to get a lifeline from their insurers. Instead, they were turned down on technical ...
Good death and disability benefits are seen as a way to attract and retain talent
It is difficult to understand the customer without specialist industry knowledge
Old Mutual Global Equity was the best performer over one year among the large global funds, with a 17.1% return compared with 15.3% for its main competitor, ...
Investors in SA are more preoccupied with comparative returns than they are with whether returns meet their financial goals
Foord has proved to be a manager that tends to bounce back just when the consultants desert it
An important positive development over the past decade has been the emergence of benefit counselling
Slowly but surely, Alexander Forbes is moving back into the Sanlam fold
Many advisers and investors don't like the idea of an unconstrained unit trust
Sanlam and Absa have had a cultural affinity for many years
I don’t think long-term savers should invest in anything more conservative than a low equity fund