Pension funds are continually urged to become active owners of companies where they invest. Unless they do, the companies can act as if they’re ownerless. Heed such eminences as Myners and Millstein, long frustrated in the governance they’ve been trying to promote.
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By Renier de Bruyn, Investment Analyst
Sanlam Private Wealth, a division of Sanlam Ltd. Sanlam has performed spectacularly under Johan van Zyl’s leadership over the past 12 years. Johan recently passed the reins to Ian Kirk, who successfully headed Santam since 2007. We had a few questions for ... Read More »
September ushers in spring, with the anticipation of new and beautiful things in the air. The month also brings with it National Financial Planning Week (7 to 11 September) and is therefore a great reminder to consult a financial planner and look at spring cleaning your finances. “Financial planning ... Read More »
As of 01 September, you may start noticing a lot of birthday notifications on your Facebook page. As it turns out, September is not only the time for spring cleaning and new beginnings, but statistics recently compiled by a Harvard public policy professor showed that September is also the ... Read More »
Edward Chr Kieswetter accepts an Honorary Patronship from Terrance Booysen, CEO of CGF Research Institute
Since the collapse of iconic organisations such as the Enron Corporation (US), Maxwell (UK), Parmalat (Italy), Lehman Brothers (US) ... Read More »
There are three classes of with-profit policies: (i) The so-called conventional contract that, like the non-profit contract, provides a guaranteed benefit (the sum insured) and then offers the benefit of this guaranteed sum insured being increased by participation in the surplus created by the insurer. This surplus is distributed by way of regularly declared "reversionary bonuses" that are added to the sum insured and paid in full when there is a ...