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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.



Market snapshot for March 2024 snapshot for March 2024Market snapshot for March 20242024-04-10T22:00:00ZThe Glacier Invest gives a recap of what happened in the markets, both locally and internationally, during the month of March 2024.
When to hold and when to fold your funds to hold and when to fold your fundsWhen to hold and when to fold your funds2024-04-10T22:00:00ZMarket conditions may change due to economic trends, geopolitical events, investor theory and sudden crises, all of which influence funds.
Glacier Invest Market Snapshot for 2023 Invest Market Snapshot for 2023Glacier Invest Market Snapshot for 20232024-01-18T22:00:00ZReflecting on 2023; a year of global geopolitical developments and the growth of artificial intelligence in technical and business sectors.
Our market snapshot for November 2023 market snapshot for November 2023Our market snapshot for November 20232023-12-10T22:00:00ZOur November market snapshot provides a comprehensive summary of what’s happened in the markets in the past month, both locally and internationally.
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.

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