Alexander Forbes confirms that it administered the Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) in line with its regulatory mandate

Monday, 9 April 2018|

Alexander Forbes Botswana refers to certain media reports related to the Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF).

Alexander Forbes: a new category of retirement solutions – defined by outcome retirement

Tuesday, 27 March 2018|

By John Anderson, Head of Client Solutions, Alexander Forbes

Alexander Forbes partners with black-owned healthcare consultancy firm in R12-million consulting deal

Monday, 26 March 2018|

Alexander Forbes has partnered with a 100% black-owned healthcare consultancy firm to provide sub-contracting consulting work with an initial value of R12-million.

Alexander Forbes enters into partnership with Just SA to improve outcomes for pensioners

Tuesday, 27 February 2018|

Alexander Forbes has partnered with Just South Africa (subsidiary of the Just Group plc, a global financial services group listed in the UK) to launch a new retirement solution which combines the benefits of traditional asset classes and a lifetime income fund as part of a comprehensive range of retirement solutions, the Alexander Forbes Retirement Income Solutions (“AFRIS”).

Alexander Forbes launches bursary scheme for financially needy university students

Wednesday, 21 February 2018|

Applicants must be second or third year students pursuing a degree in Actuarial Science, Business Science or any Commerce-related discipline
Applicants have to demonstrate financial need by providing

Alexander Forbes: 2018 financial checklist for your children’s education

Wednesday, 31 January 2018|

As back-to-school season starts, now is a good time to re-examine your education budget and get your finances on track.

Alexander Forbes announces resignation of independent non-executive director

Friday, 8 December 2017|

Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited (JSE: AFH) announced today that it has received and accepted the resignation, with immediate effect, of Dr Len Konar from the board of Alexander Forbes. Dr Konar will therefore also resign from his position as Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Alexander Forbes enters into strategic partnership that will redefine the retirement landscape

Wednesday, 6 December 2017|

Alexander Forbes has partnered with Colourfield Liability Solutions, a leading African liability driven investment manager to launch a new retirement solution called Alexander Forbes Clarityᵀᴹ.

Alexander Forbes: the risks of drunk driving

Wednesday, 6 December 2017|

With the holiday season upon us and social gatherings the order of the day, this festive time often has a tragic side as the number of road casualties increases.

A bleak year for SA medical schemes: Alexander Forbes Health highlights challenges facing the industry

Monday, 4 December 2017|

For the third consecutive year, South Africa’s medical schemes industry posted poor financial results in 2016, with 65% of schemes failing to achieve an operating surplus and having to draw on their investment returns, a strategy that is unsustainable in the long run.

Alexander Forbes announces key executive appointments to further strengthen its leadership team

Monday, 4 December 2017|

Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited (JSE: AFH) has announced two new leadership appointments which will add to the diverse skills base in support of the delivery of its ‘Ambition 2020’ strategy, of securing the financial well-being of clients throughout their lifetime.

Alexander Forbes: tips to end 2017 on a financially high note

Wednesday, 15 November 2017|

1. Update your financial goals & requirements

Your personal circumstances could have changed during the course of the year. Maybe you had a baby and you need to start saving

Alexander Forbes launches a new innovative business, Alexander Forbes Empower

Thursday, 9 November 2017|

Launched with a mission to empower customers to achieve better outcomes through developing a lifelong relationship with education and learning
Strategic partnership with Degreed to offer a seamless on-line integrated

Changes to the board: Alexander Forbes announces appointment of independent non-executive chairman, Ms Nonkululeko Nyembezi

Wednesday, 1 November 2017|

Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Ltd (JSE: AFH) has announced the appointment of Ms Nonkululeko Nyembezi as the new independent non-executive chairman with effect from 1 January 2018. She becomes the first woman to chair the board in the company’s 82 years of existence.

Alexander Forbes: Make your medical aid cover last longer

Tuesday, 31 October 2017|

With the country’s grim economic outlook, many South Africans will try and tighten their belts, but cancelling your medical aid should be last one your list says Alexander Forbes Health, despite increased costs around affordability of schemes.

Alexander Forbes: Pension systems at risk of creating intergenerational equity issues

Monday, 23 October 2017|

Sustainability of some current systems is under threat
Denmark maintains #1 position for sixth year
Index expanded to include Colombia, New Zealand and Norway
South Africa will continue to score lowly in the “adequacy” category until issues of coverage, mandatory contributions and increased preservation are dealt with

Alexander Forbes announces new partnership model with Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs)

Tuesday, 10 October 2017|

Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited (JSE: AFH) is opening its corporate base to Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs) in South Africa, as part of the company’s vision to help clients achieve a lifetime of financial well-being and security.

Alexander Forbes announces key executive appointments to strengthen Group Leadership Team

Tuesday, 3 October 2017|

Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited (JSE: AFH) has announced new executive appointments to further strengthen the leadership team led by Group Chief Executive, Andrew A. Darfoor. All appointments took effect on 2 October, 2017.

Alexander Forbes: So, you are thinking of having that baby…

Thursday, 17 August 2017|

By Marlise Kotze, Financial Planner at Alexander Forbes Retail

Alexander Forbes Health flexes its muscle with Board of Healthcare Funders Award

Thursday, 17 August 2017|

Alexander Forbes Health has once again been lauded with the Titanium industry award for excellence in healthcare advisory services at the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) annual conference.