Press Releases

Give the gift that keeps giving this festive season

15 Dec 2016
This time of year sees both children and adults preparing their wish-lists for the upcoming festive season. But as many South Africans continue to grapple with rising debt, now is a good time to shift the focus from giving material items to providing future financial wellbeing.
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Protect your hard earned money while travelling

15 Dec 2016
It’s the season to be jolly and many people will be using this festive time to get away and relax. While getaways are always exciting, they do unfortunately often end up costing more than planned.
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2016 Old Mutual National Choir Festival winners announced

12 Dec 2016
After 10 months, more than 1000 voices and 200 choirs from five countries, the 39th Old Mutual National Choir Festival reached its crescendo this past weekend at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena in Johannesburg.  Trumping all others at the finals were Gauteng’s Sound of the Nation choir and Simon Estes Alumni Choir from Cape Town.
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Old Mutual Emerging Markets announces the appointment of an interim Chief Executive Officer

6 Dec 2016
Old Mutual Emerging Markets announces the appointment of an interim Chief Executive Officer
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Pretty Yende to join National Choir Festival finalists on stage

5 Dec 2016
Choral music lovers are in for a heavenly experience at the Old Mutual National Choir Festival finals taking place on 10 and 11 December 2016 at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena. Performing at the festival, among others, is international opera sensation, Pretty Yende, and 22 talented choirs from five countries: South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and Zimbabwe.
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Old Mutual Gets Greener...

5 Dec 2016
Old Mutual today celebrated the 5-Star Green Star SA Existing Building Performance rating awarded to its Mutualpark offices in Pinelands, Cape Town.
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Comrades Substitution Process to open in March

5 Dec 2016
Comrades Marathon runners who were unable to enter the 2017 Comrades Marathon during the official entry period (1 September – 30 November 2016) now have an opportunity to still be part of the world’s biggest and oldest ultra-marathon through the official 2017 Comrades Marathon Substitution Process.
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Beware of excessive pessimismfor 2017, says Old Mutual Investment Group

1 Dec 2016
After narrowly escaping Fitch and Moody’s downgrades last week, South Africa is still on tenterhooks over S&P’s rating decision tomorrow. But investors should beware of excessive pessimism over South Africa’s economy in 2017.
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Old Mutual pledges support to 4th annual South African Premier Business Awards

1 Dec 2016
Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies today announced that Old Mutual and Tsogo Sun will be key sponsors of the 4th Annual South African Premier Business Awards to be held on Tuesday 6 December at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is an affiliate partner.
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2017 Comrades entry process to close

28 Nov 2016
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the closure of its 2017 entry process is imminent. The three-month long entry process has netted nearly 19,500 entries to date.
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Moody’s decision to maintain sovereign rating improves SA’s prospects of keeping its investment grade

26 Nov 2016
The decision by Moody’s this week to leave South Africa’s sovereign credit rating unchanged at two notches above junk status is another welcome reprieve, providing an extended window to rebuild confidence in the country and improve its economic prospects before the next ratings reviews next year.
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‘MOVEMBER’ drawing to a close - but the hidden costs of male cancers remain in the spotlight

25 Nov 2016
The Movember Movement inspires millions around the world to grow “mo-staches” in support of men diagnosed with prostate and testicular cancer. By challenging the taboo around these specific forms of cancer, the Movember Foundation, in partnership with medical professionals, works tirelessly to break the silence and create awareness about the warning signs, causes and impacts of such cancers.
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