About Santam re

Santam re was formed in 2010 as a division of Santam, and seeks to position itself as an established reinsurer built on long-term partnerships. Santam re is a division of Santam.

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About Santam

Santam is the leading general insurer in South Africa with a market share of more than 22%. We serve more than 1 million policyholders who range from individuals to commercial and specialist business owners and institutions. The Santam group consists of the Santam branded business units and wholly-owned subsidiaries. The group also participates in investments and partnerships in emerging markets in Africa, India and Southeast Asia through collaboration with Sanlam Emerging Markets (SEM).

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Financial Highlights

The Santam group reported underwriting results for the 2016 financial year well within the target range of 4% to 8% with a net underwriting margin of 6.4% compared to the exceptional 9.6% in 2015. Acceptable gross written premium growth of 7% was achieved (6% excluding the impact of cell captive insurance business) in the current low-growth economic environment.

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Our Business

It is Santam re’s strategic intent to write profitable and sustainable inwards treaty reinsurance business by being of value to our clients and stakeholders, through delivering consistently good service and adding value to our clients' business.

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Santam holds a BBB- rating from Standard & Poor’s (S&P) due to the sovereign downgrade of South Africa. S&P have upgraded Santam’s stand-alone credit profile to zaAA-.

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Willie Van Schoor Drive

Building 2 Alice Lane
11 Alice Lane

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