Press Releases

Old Mutual again ranked No 1 Top Employer in Financial Services and Insurance

2 Oct 2015
The Top Employers Institute announced at a gala dinner last night that Old Mutual has secured the No 1 slot in the financial services and insurance categories for the fifth consecutive year. 

Old Mutual Wild Series Kruger2Canyon Challenge to thrill runners and help conserve biosphere

1 Oct 2015
Runners who take on the Kruger2Canyon Challenge this weekend will be rewarded with the spectacular and vast natural beauty of the Mpumalanga/Limpopo region. The Kruger2Canyon Challenge is the newest trail run addition in the Old Mutual Wild Series.

Old Mutual Investment Group’s Diane Radley recognised as Africa’s Leading Woman in Business

28 Sep 2015
African Investor (Ai) has recognised Diane Radley, CEO of Old Mutual Investment Group, as Africa's Leading Woman in Business at the 8th annual Ai CEO Investment Summit Investment & Business Leaders awards celebration in New York over the weekend. 

Mafikizolo set to sizzle in Durban at open-air concert

22 Sep 2015
Popular Afro-pop duo Mafikizolo will get spirits soaring this summer at the Old Mutual Music at the Lake picnic concert on Sunday, 18 October 2015, at Durban’s scenic botanical gardens.

Old Mutual National Choir Competition reaches fever pitch

10 Sep 2015
A musical showdown is expected at the Orient Theatre in East London this weekend when the Eastern Cape leg of 2015 Old Mutual National Choir Festival takes place on Saturday, 12 September. 

Be streetwise about scammers, warns Old Mutual

9 Sep 2015
Old Mutual has warned internet users against fraudsters using the company's branding to offer bogus loans and investment opportunities.

Gauteng choirs to take centrestage at the Old Mutual National Choir Festival

2 Sep 2015
The Gauteng regional leg of the 2015 Old Mutual National Choir Festival takes place this Sunday, 06 September, at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus in the Imbizo Hall. Twelve standard category choirs and 4 large category choirs will be taking part in the competition.

Falling Chinese markets should remind investors of equity opportunities

26 Aug 2015
The devaluation of China’s yuan last week appears to have set off panicked selling action in global markets as investors speculate over an even weaker Chinese economy and increasing global deflation pressure. However, according to Peter Brooke, Head of Old Mutual Investment Group’s MacroSolutions boutique, the current downturn in global markets is a correction rather than the beginning of a bear market and investors should be looking for opportunities rather than fleeing.

Leadership builds on vision, passion and belief

20 Aug 2015
Dave Macready - CEO of Old Mutual South Africa - shares his thoughts on leadership. 

SA’s economic hopes and agriculture emerges as a viable African asset class

12 Aug 2015
South Africa may be suffering currently, but glimmers of hope are starting to emerge that undermine the more negative perceptions plaguing the SA economy.

Old Mutual claims statistics highlight importance of comprehensive risk cover for South Africans

6 Aug 2015
Claims statistics released by Old Mutual this week highlight the diverse range of illnesses, disabilities and deaths that befall South Africans each year, and emphasises the importance for people to ensure they have appropriate risk cover in place that will provide them and their families with the necessary financial security, should one or more of these events occur. 

Z Generation shows signs of developing healthy savings culture

30 Jul 2015
A surprisingly high number of working 18 – 23-year-olds (the Z Generation) are adopting a responsible approach to money management, indicates the 2015 Old Mutual Savings & Investment Monitor, launched today.