How our investment approach fared in 2020
‘Unprecedented’ was quite rightly the most overused word of 2020. As light starts to flicker at the end of the tunnel, Sanlam CIO Phil Smeaton reflects on an extraordinary period and the lessons learn...
12th Jan 2021
Sanlam investment update - the global hunt for yield
With cash and government bonds offering low returns and equity valuations staying markedly high, where can investors find a reliable yield? CIO Phil Smeaton looks at this question, assessing the benef...
15th Dec 2020
Hybrid capital: Secure income for uncertain times
At a time when developed market government bond yields are close to zero, Peter Doherty discusses how hybrid capital can provide a stable yield and how it compares to traditional asset classes.
8th Dec 2020
US turns green as Biden wins the election
The green economy and global climate change could be the biggest winners as Joe Biden holds his position in the polls and pulls off one of the most divisive presidential elections in recent history.
13th Nov 2020
It was never about the product
Lawerence Cook, Head of UK Intermediary Distribution at Sanlam, takes a closer look at what your clients really value.
29th Oct 2020
The importance of careful stockpicking
Equity prices have recovered remarkably well from the lows of March. But high valuations mean less opportunity for future returns and more risk, so where do we go from here?
13th Oct 2020
Sanlam Multi Asset Range
Our Sanlam multi-asset range is directly invested, using the same investment philosophy and process behind our discretionary portfolios but with lower management costs. This provides your clients acce...
5th Oct 2020
Underweight Fixed Income? Why active beats passive in bonds
Beset by ultra-low rates, many investors are questioning the value of maintaining allocations to traditional fixed income instruments. Against this backdrop, Peter Doherty, head of fixed income, offe...
25th Sep 2020
Protecting the investment interests of your SIPP clients
Writing SIPP business on an ‘insured’ basis rather than a ‘trust’ basis can give clients more protection and peace of mind over the longer-term.
16th Sep 2020
Decumulation – when advice really counts
Sequencing risk and pound cost ravaging are just two factors which highlight the importance of financial advice for clients in decumulation. How can you plan around them?
15th Sep 2020
Decumulation - when your clients need you most
Sequencing risk and pound cost ravaging are just two factors which highlight why financial advice is so important during decumulation.
Six things advisers can do in the wake of COVID-19
The last few weeks have been a testing time for advisers and their clients. Advisers are having to find new ways of working. So, what can they do to make the best of a bad situation?
14th Sep 2020
The winners and losers from COVID-19
Almost every business around the world is affected by COVID-19 in one way or another. While some have been forced to close, others have welcomed a tsunami of new customers. Louis Jamieson, Global Equi...
12th Sep 2020
Managing your investment proposition in today’s challenging world
With so many options now available to deliver an investment proposition, which is best for both your clients and your business? And how can technology help? Lawrence Cook, Head of UK Intermediary Dist...
10th Sep 2020
Decumulation - when financial advice really counts
1st Sep 2020
When your clients embark on their retirement journey, keeping costs low is key. That’s why we’ve launched a new offer on OneSIPP, our retirement solution. They can now access our full investment exper...
27th Jul 2020
Are we out of the woods yet?
The recovery in equity and fixed income markets over recent weeks has been surprisingly fast. But with market volatility continuing, how confident should investors be feeling?
13th Jul 2020
Sanlam | Sanlam Specialist Investment Services
Underpinned by thorough research and reporting, we lift the burden of investment management administration from your shoulders, while delivering a compliant investment solution that is built around yo...
16th Jun 2020
Sanlam Specialist Investment Services
Sanlam | Multi-strategy
The Sanlam Multi-Strategy Fund is “well positioned for the current environment” says Mike Pinggera, Head of Multi-Strategy at Sanlam. Launched in 2013, the fund is structured to participate when marke...
13th Feb 2020
Sanlam | Real Assets
Launched in August 2018, the Sanlam Real Assets Fund targets income and capital growth through investments in real asset securities which lead fund manager, Mike Pinggera describes as the “pillars of...
Sanlam | Global High Quality
A relentless focus on high quality businesses is one factor that differentiates the multi-award winning Sanlam Global High Quality Fund, says Pieter Fourie, Head of Global Equities.
In focus: investment bonds and collective investments
The age-old debate of offshore bond versus onshore bond versus collective investments continues to rumble on, but there are some key tax considerations and benefits of investment bonds versus collecti...
29th Jan 2020
The global economic outlook for 2020
As we enter a new year and a new decade, Philip Smeaton, Chief Investment Officer at Sanlam, discusses his immediate and longer-term views of the markets, and what it will mean for investors.
9th Jan 2020
We offer a range of solutions to complement your own products and services. Whether your clients need more income, are concerned about their tax liabilities or are thinking about retirement, we provid...
4th Dec 2019
Having spent much of 2019 worrying about the very real possibility of a global recession, investors are heading into the holiday period feeling slightly more relaxed about the outlook for next year. I...
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