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STANLIB Asset Management Ltd

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

STANLIB Asset Management (SLAM) is a specialist investment manager providing active and passive investment products to institutions and individuals. SLAM is a subsidiary of STANLIB Limted which is wholly owned by the Liberty Group, a predominantly insurance solutions provider.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

South Africa

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

472 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

SLAM has two offices in South Africa, the head office in Johannesburg and a smaller office in Cape Town. Most of the front and middle office staff and activities are conducted at these offices. We also have presence in Jersey and the rest-of-Africa (we are in the process of divesting); mainly conducting sales and client management activities. 

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the assets which are subject to an execution and/or advisory approach. Provide this figure based on the end of your reporting year

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

In addition to SLAM, STANLIB Limited has assets in excess of R200bn (USD14 bn) under administration in STANLIB Multi-Manager, STANLIB Wealth Management, and rest-of-Africa operations. STANLIB Multi-Manager allocates investors' funds to various investment managers including SLAM, and as such keeps SLAM at arm's length by maintaining a brickwall in the sharing of other managers' information. STANLIB Wealth Management houses assets under execution and/advisory on the linked investment service provider (LISP). While SLAM does not directly manage assets in these entities, it encourages the practice of sound responsible investment principles by the underlying investment managers.

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 10-50% 26.2 <10% 5.5
Fixed income 10-50% 31.2 <10% 0.9
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure <10% 0.9 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash <10% 3.3 0 0
Money market instruments 10-50% 31.9 <10% 0.1
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

SLAM has a franchise model structure with independent multi-specialist investment teams that manage equities, multi-asset, fixed interest including money market, listed property, absolute return strategies, private debt, infrastructure and index investments. Only 0.2% of AUM are derivatives (currency and equity derivatives).

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Private)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

10.16 Developed Markets
88.00 Emerging Markets
1.77 Frontier Markets
0.06 Other Markets
Total 100% 99.99%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]