Old Mutual Limited
About Us

Old Mutual was established in Cape Town in 1845 as South Africa’s first mutual life assurance society. Our purpose is to help our customers thrive by enabling them to achieve their lifetime financial goals, while investing their funds in ways that will create a positive future for them, their families, their communities and broader society. In this way, we significantly contribute to improving the lives of our customers and their communities while ensuring a sustainable future for our business.

We now employ over 30 000 people and operate in 14 countries across two regions: Africa (South Africa, Botswana, eSwatini, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe) and Asia (China)

What we do

We provide financial solutions to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses and corporates in South Africa, the rest of Africa and certain other emerging markets.

We offer an array of life assurance-based solutions and short term insurance.

We grow our customers’ savings and wealth through active and direct asset management and selecting funds for customers to invest in through multi-managers.

We provide loans and debt consolidation loans tailored to the individual needs of our customers.

We offer Money Account which is a low-cost transactional account and a unit trust savings account.

Our strategy

To be our customers’ most trusted partner and passionate about helping them achieve their lifetime financial goals.

We are building a long-term savings, protection, investment and lending group by leveraging the strength of our people and capabilities in South Africa and around the world.

We will focus, drive and optimise our businesses to enhance value for customers, shareholders and the communities we serve.