history

2018

Sanlam acquires 100% of the capital of Saham Finances

2017

SAHAM Finances, Sanlam Emerging Markets (Pty) Limited, Santam Ltd, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance and Sompo International seal a strategic partnership in Africa.

2016

- The strengthening of SAHAM Finances and Sanlam partnership

- Acquired 100 % of SUN Insurance’ stake

- Creation of three life companies in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo

2015

- Acquired Continental Reinsurance PLC in Nigeria

- Creation of a Life company in Gabon

- Acquisition of  30% of SAHAM Finances' capital by Sanlam Group

2014

- Creation of the SAHAM insurance brand.
It includes all the Group's insurance subsidiaries under a single name and visual identity.

- Acquired CORAR AG Ltd in Rwanda

- Acquired UNITRUST Insurance in Nigeria

- Acquired Continental Re in Nigeria

- Creation of SAHAM Assurance Congo

- Creation of SAHAM Assurance Niger

2013

- Acquired Mercantile Insurance in Kenya

- Opened Colina subsidiaries in Niger and in Congo.

2012

- Acquired GA Angola Seguros. Leading private company in the country.

2010

- IPO of CNIA Saada Insurance

2009

- Merger between CNIA and Es Saada, under the name: CNIA Saada Assurance.

2007

- Acquired Insurance Es Saada

2005

- Acquired 67.01 % of CNIA Assurance, company founded in Morocco in 1949.