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Lion Assurance Sanlam Uganda & Lion Assurance | Better Than Ever

Together We Are Bigger and Better Than Ever Before.

Now Sanlam offers better service and more products to suit your insurance needs. So, if you’re looking for a partner that can help you live your best life possible, speak to us.

Established in 1918 as a life insurance company, Sanlam has grown into a leading diversified pan-African financial services group listed on the Johannesburg and Namibian Stock Exchanges. Today, the Group has a business presence in 34 countries in Africa, as well as in the USA, Malaysia, the UK, India and Australia, offering life insurance, general insurance, medical insurance and asset management services. At a glance (2016 results), the Sanlam Group has a market capitalisation of US$11 billion, total assets under management (AUM) of nearly US$58 billion, 15 000 employees in South Africa and 75 930 employees in associates and subsidiaries.

To find out more about our personal insurance solutions, visit the Sanlam Uganda General Insurance page. If you’re a business owner looking for comprehensive insurance, be sure to visit our business section.

Frequently Asked Questions

Lion will continue in Uganda and will renew all existing Lion policies under the Sanlam Brand and Policy wording. All new business will be written by Sanlam.

No. LAC is now part of a bigger financial services group, “Sanlam”, which locally includes Sanlam General Insurance, Sanlam Life a leading life and medical insurance provider and Pinebridge Investment East Africa, now known as Sanlam Investments East Africa, the leading Asset Manager in Uganda which Sanlam acquired earlier this year.

Absolutely, your policy is still valid and our commitment to all our clients will remain unchanged now and in the future. What will happen is that with the amalgamation, your policy will be managed by Sanlam General Insurance who will administer your claims, organize any changes to your existing policy and provide cover for any new requirements you may have.

You can contact your relationship officer at either Lion Assurance Company or Sanlam General Insurance or your preferred Insurance Broker or our Licensed Agents. They will be delighted to assist.

Yes, all outstanding Claims and future claims against your policy will be processed as per our standard claim processing procedures.

Our Claims process remains unchanged. You can file your claim at either Sanlam General Insurance or Lion Assurance offices. The Claims staff will help you.

Sanlam General Insurance is part of the Sanlam Group, the largest Insurance Business in Africa with operations in 34 African nations. Sanlam has a market capitalisation of US $11 billion, total Assets Under Management of nearly US$58 billion, over 15,000 employees and is head quartered in South Africa. Sanlam General offers a broad range of general insurance products for both personal and corporate clients covering large infrastructure projects to personalized family and home policies.

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Just call any of the three ExCo members below who will assist with any query you may have:

Donato Laboke General Manager Marketing & Strategy +256 752-621638
Ambrose Kibuuka General Manager Commercial +256 751-909077
Ruth Namuli General Manager Corporate +256 776-973534
Sanlam Life Insurance is a licensed financial service provider.
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