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Past meetings : Southern Africa Pension Fund Investment Forum

Details of all recent past meetings and speakers are set out below.  In addition, details of older past meetings are available on request from Meeting Responses. You can also download our Meeting History here.

Topic: New Virtual Forum: Covid-19 – Implications for Pensions Funds, Their Structure and Investment Strategy

Date: 2 June 2020

Venue: Virtual Forum Seminar


With the Covid-19 crisis causing huge economic and financial market disruption globally, just how are pension funds addressing the challenges from both a governance and investment perspective? Our speakers will aim to provide practical guidance on a range of challenges including:

  • The future for asset classes and investment strategy
  • Is this the time for passive or active emphasis in portfolios?
  • Implications of sponsor contribution holidays from a legal perspective
  • The future for retirement options such as living annuities and drawdown rates.


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Topic: B-BBEE Scorecard – Measurement and Integration into Pension Fund Portfolios

Date: 12 February 2020

Venue: Michaelangelo Hotel, Sandton, South Africa - Click here to view map


At this Seminar we discussed the very important issue of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Scorecards, Measurements and Practical Issues for their integration into pension fund manager selection processes.

We are also pleased to let you know that Azola Mayekiso, former Chief Executive Officer, Sanlam Investment Management joined the panel and addressed: B-BBEE Measurement and Integration.