Sanlam - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Sanlam M&A Summary

Sanlam has acquired 4 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2021, when it sold atomos to Oaktree Capital Management for $216M. Sanlam has acquired in 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (50%) and financial services (25%).

Sanlam Business Overview

Where is Sanlam headquartered?

Sanlam is headquartered in Bellville, South Africa.

What is Sanlam’s revenue?

Sanlam disclosed revenue of 130,524M ZAR for 2020 and 147,371M ZAR for 2019.

How many employees does Sanlam have?

Sanlam has 20,920 employees.

What sector is Sanlam in?

Sanlam is an insurance company.

When was Sanlam founded?

Sanlam was founded in 1918.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

Sanlam

Sanlam Ltd.

2 Strand Road,
Bellville, 7530
South Africa,
+27 21 947 9111
www.sanlam.com

Sanlam is a life insurance company in South Africa but has since transformed into a diversified financial services group operating across Africa, India, and selected other emerging and developed markets, with listings on the Johannesburg, A2X, and Namibian stock exchanges. Sanlam was founded in 1918 and is based in Bellville, South Africa.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
vol $216M $216M
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
atomos 2021-09-21 216M GBP Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.atomos.co.uk
Saham Group SA 2018-03-08 - Stake Purchase
Casablanca, Morocco · www.saham.com
Saham Finances S.A. 2015-11-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Casablanca, Morocco
Capital Properties Ltd. 2013-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Merchant Securities Group plc 2009-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.merchantsecurities.co.uk
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Capital Properties Ltd. 2013-03-01 Capital Properties - Petroleum Storage Facility 2017-01-25 1
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Rhode Island, United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Insurance 2 (50%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (25%) - 1 (100%) 216M (100%)
Real Estate 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 - 1 $216M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Morocco 2 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - 1 216M
Tanzania 1 - - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 4 (100%) - 1 (100%) 216M (100%)
Total 4 - 1 $216M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $216M
TOTAL $216M
Largest atomos
$216M (2021-09-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
75%
3 (75%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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