Deutsche Bank appointed as depositary bank for the American Depositary Receipt program of Sanlam Limited
Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as depositary bank for the sponsored Level I American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program of Sanlam Limited (Sanlam).
Sanlam is a leading financial services group in South Africa providing financial solutions to individual and institutional clients. From a life insurance company, established in 1918, it has grown into a diversified one-stop financial services group. Sanlam’s vision is to be the leader in wealth creation and protection in South Africa, leading that process in the emerging markets and playing a niche role in the developed markets. Sanlam’s head office is located in Bellville (near Cape Town), with offices throughout South Africa and business interests elsewhere in Africa, Europe, India and Australia.*
Akbar Poonawala, Head of Global Equity Services at Deutsche Bank said, “We are delighted to be appointed depositary bank for Sanlam’s sponsored ADR program. Utilizing Deutsche Bank’s specialized services, we look forward to working with Sanlam to help enhance its ADR investor relations and develop the program.”
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Trust & Securities Services
Deutsche Bank’s Trust & Securities Services business, part of Global Transaction Banking, is one of the leading providers of trustee, agent, depositary, registrar, SPV management and related services for a wide range of financial structures and transactions. It is a leading depositary for American and Global Depositary Receipts, providing value-added services to companies raising capital in international markets or listing on the New York, Nasdaq, London, Luxembourg, Singapore or NASDAQ Dubai stock exchanges by means of depositary receipts. It also offers fund and hedge fund administration and, through a fully integrated network of specialist offices worldwide, provides domestic custody services in more than 30 securities markets. Additional details are available on www.adr.db.com
*Source: Sanlam Limited (November 2009)
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