8IP is backed by Sanlam, a leading financial services group and one of South Africa`s largest financial services firms.
Established in 1918, Sanlam has operations in Africa, particularly South Africa, as well as the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and India. The group`s total assets under management exceed US$50 billion.
Through Sanlam International Investment Partners, the majority shareholder in 8IP, Sanlam is strategically expanding its international asset footprint by acquiring stakes in specialist or boutique asset managers in selected global markets. SIIP provides long-term business and financial support to these investment partners.