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Who we are

Glacier Invest’s discretionary fund management and portfolio management capabilities help financial advisers meet their clients’ investment objectives and needs. As solutions architects, we build tailored portfolios targeted to specific goals.

As Sanlam’s subsidiary and one of the largest discretionary fund managers in terms of assets under management (AUM), we’re an industry leader in South Africa.

Our investment philosophy

We blend world-class capabilities, operational scale and pricing power, and revolutionary technology to bring you the future of portfolio construction. These three sub-processes are central to our investment process:

Manager research and selection

to identify skilful managers and get to know their investment style.

Market research and forecasting

to determine when a particular investment style will be favoured.

Portfolio construction

that combines superior yet diverse managers to meet performance expectations.

Latest news

Stay up to date with what’s happening at Glacier Invest by keeping an eye on our latest news, insights and media releases.



Volatility is part of the investment journey is part of the investment journeyVolatility is part of the investment journey2023-11-20T22:00:00ZRemaining invested during times of stress enhances your likelihood of achieving your financial goals long after the sentiment has changed.
Parallels between archery & retirement income between archery & retirement incomeParallels between archery & retirement income2023-11-14T22:00:00ZHildegard Wilson, Head of Investment Solutions, illustrates how planning your retirement income and archery are surprisingly similar.
Our market snapshot for October 2023 market snapshot for October 2023Our market snapshot for October 20232023-11-09T22:00:00ZOur October market snapshot provides a summary of what’s been happening in the markets. We look at inflation, the latest census, and more.
A market snapshot for September 2023 market snapshot for September 2023A market snapshot for September 20232023-10-05T22:00:00ZThis snapshot gives you oversight of what’s happening in the markets. Find out more about everything from inflation to unemployment.
Glacier Invest and the Rugby World Cup Invest and the Rugby World CupGlacier Invest and the Rugby World Cup2023-09-25T22:00:00ZMany may not realise that the psychology behind a rugby tournament and the psychology that goes along with investing are akin.
Redefining the game of portfolio construction the game of portfolio constructionRedefining the game of portfolio construction2023-09-10T22:00:00ZWilson, Chief Investment Officer, revealed a ground-breaking new tactic to portfolio construction that will be employed by Glacier Invest.
The art of discretionary fund management art of discretionary fund managementThe art of discretionary fund management2023-09-10T22:00:00ZAccording to Wade, Solutions Architecture requires a deliberate focus on clients’ investment needs and building something specific for them.
Investing during uncertain times during uncertain timesInvesting during uncertain times2023-07-12T22:00:00ZStaying invested over market downfalls means that your investments will be able to regain losses as markets recover – which they always do.

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