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We manage over R400 billion in assets under management and offer a wide range of investment capabilities across active management, alternative investments, index tracking, multi-management and international investments. As authorities on portfolio construction, we blend individual investment strategies from these capabilities into well-diversified solutions for our clients. Our objective is to preserve and grow our clients’ wealth while making a meaningful contribution to transformation and the South African economy.

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Why we do it

If you want your garden to bloom year-round, you need to plant seeds for every season.

It doesn’t matter where you start.

Age, Net Worth, Background, Education

They don’t matter – you’ll never regret starting today.

As you move from building sandcastles to building companies, we’ll help strengthen your foundations.

Because nothing is more attractive than financial freedom.

Building your wealth gives you more options to relax, to grow, to travel, to create and to expand.

Directly and indirectly we’ll be developing, transforming and growing the economy together.

We want to be part of what South Africa becomes, and what you can become.

There has never been a better time to invest.

How we make it happen

We’re in the business of building solutions.

Through a combination of advanced tools, in-depth research and expert insights.

We grow and preserve wealth by sourcing both conventional and unconventional investment opportunities.

We engage in robust debate across teams, sharing knowledge across business departments.

We wrap each employee in a single purpose: To nurture and grow our clients’ wealth while making a meaningful contribution to transformation, growth and development of our economy and society.

We solve real on the ground problems faced by South Africans, by supporting affordable housing, infrastructure, healthcare, and access to transport.

The world of opportunity is expanding and we’re surging ahead with it.

It’s all about you



Whatever you need, we have it. And if we don’t, we’ll build it.

Solutions   Strategies

Reading pages of investment jargon is about as much fun as root canal treatment. So we’re losing the frills and just keeping it simple.

And with our new website and simple client communications, we’ve made our products super easy to understand and navigate, even a toddler could do it!

So spend a little extra time with your friends and family, and we’ll help navigate the investment world with you.

Values we live by

While keeping an eye on the horizon, our values guide our daily actions.

Strength in collaboration

Candid and transparent

Embracing diversity and change

Entrepreneurial in our approach

Continuous learning

Passion for everything we do

These values, together with our purpose help us to continuously drive progress.

Bricks and mortar

Solid roots bear the most fruit.


“Transformation is about diversity, community and inclusion with employment equity as a component thereof”
- Robert Roux, CEO of the Sanlam Investment Group

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Corporate Governance

As corporate citizens, we feel that it is our responsibility and it makes long-term investment sense to have rigorous policies in place, to follow and uphold high corporate governance standards. Our strong governance and compliance procedures are supported by the Sanlam Group, and ensure each decision is checked and rechecked to ensure alignment with client objectives and risk profile.

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Our family

We’re lucky to have a big family. Our siblings include Sanlam Private Wealth, Sanlam Specialised Finance and Sanlam Investments UK. We’re all different, but we have some similarities.

Technology has exploded across the world, from Wall Street to India’s technology start-ups, and Africa’s cellphone banking.

But laptops, algorithms and data cannot dream. Only people can dream, and dream big!

Our people have diverse spirits, backgrounds and mindsets, brought together by a tangible desire to push boundaries.

New times, new thinking

Our references

Our business is built on a legacy of trust, which is why we’re driven to deliver results.

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Sanlam Investments consists of the following authorised Financial Services Providers: Sanlam Investment Management (Pty) Ltd (“SIM”), Sanlam Multi Manager International (Pty) Ltd (“SMMI”), Satrix Managers (RF) (Pty) Ltd, Graviton Wealth Management (Pty) Ltd (“GWM”), Graviton Financial Partners (Pty) Ltd (“GFP”), Satrix Investments (Pty) Ltd, Amplify Investment Partners (Pty) Ltd, Sanlam Capital Markets (Pty) Ltd (“SCM”), Sanlam Private Wealth (Pty) Ltd (“SPW”), Sanlam Credit Fund Advisor Proprietary Limited, Sanlam Africa Real Estate Advisor Proprietary Limited and Sanlam Employee Benefits (“SEB”), a division of Sanlam Life Insurance Limited and Simeka Wealth (Pty) Ltd; and has the following approved Management Companies under the Collective Investment Schemes Control Act: Sanlam Collective Investments (RF) (Pty) Ltd (“SCI”) and Satrix Managers (RF) (Pty) Ltd (“Satrix”).

The Sanlam Group is a full member of the Association for Savings and Investment SA. Collective investment schemes are generally medium- to long-term investments. Please note that past performances are not necessarily an accurate determination of future performances, and that the value of investments / units / unit trusts may go down as well as up. A schedule of fees and charges and maximum commissions is available from the Managers, Sanlam Collective Investments (RF) Pty Ltd & Satrix Managers (RF) (Pty) Ltd, a registered and approved Managers in Collective Investment Schemes in Securities. Additional information of the proposed investment, including brochures, application forms and annual or quarterly reports, can be obtained from the Manager, free of charge. Collective investments are traded at ruling prices and can engage in borrowing and scrip lending. Collective investments are calculated on a net asset value basis, which is the total market value of all assets in the portfolio including any income accruals and less any deductible expenses such as audit fees, brokerage and service fees. Actual investment performance of the portfolio and the investor will differ depending on the initial fees applicable, the actual investment date, and the date of reinvestment of income as well as dividend withholding tax. Forward pricing is used. The Manager does not provide any guarantee either with respect to the capital or the return of a portfolio. The performance of the portfolio depends on the underlying assets and variable market factors. Performance is based on NAV to NAV calculations with income reinvestments done on the ex-div date. Lump sum investment performances are quoted. The portfolio may invest in other unit trust portfolios which levy their own fees, and may result is a higher fee structure for our portfolio. All the portfolio options presented are approved collective investment schemes in terms of Collective Investment Schemes Control Act, No 45 of 2002 (“CISCA”). The fund may from time to time invest in foreign instruments which could be accompanied by additional risks as well as potential limitations on the availability of market information. The Manager has the right to close any portfolios to new investors to manage them more efficiently in accordance with their mandates. The portfolio management of all the portfolios is outsourced to financial services providers authorized in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002. Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd is the appointed trustee of the Sanlam Collective Investments Scheme & Standard Chartered Bank is the appointed trustee of the Satrix Managers Scheme.

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