Sanlam UK Appointed as Official RPA Wealth Management Partner

Leading global financial services provider, Sanlam UK, has today been confirmed as the official wealth management partner of The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA).

Sanlam, which looks after more than 10 million clients around the world and in the UK,  provides financial planning and investment management services to individuals, companies and charities. With a strong reputation for delivering forward-thinking investment advice and expertise, Sanlam UK will use their partnership with the RPA to help members secure their financial futures, including offering a range of mentoring and work experience opportunities as well as providing specific seminars and workshops on savings and investment throughout the season.

RPA Group CEO, Damian Hopley, said: "We are very excited to have agreed this significant partnership with Sanlam UK, who are renowned for their expertise and innovative approach to financial planning and wealth management. As the profile and commercial success of the sport continues to grow, Sanlam UK will provide invaluable expertise to our members and their financial wellbeing."

Andrew Lewis, who heads the relationship for Sanlam, said: “We have been working with a number of rugby payers and sports people over the last few years and have been able to help them with on the job, practical work experience and advice – not only within Sanlam, but also with our related professional networks in the legal, accountancy, property and digital professions. Indeed, we have just employed an ex professional footballer, Lanre Oyebanjo, in our investment team. “We are thrilled to be helping members of the RPA under this partnership as it represents a natural extension of the work we have been doing and the excellent relationship and common values we share with the RPA & their members.”

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