Our Journey

  • NOVEMBER 2000

    Satrix launches the first ETF in South Africa, our flagship Satrix 40 ETF. Sanlam Investments is joint owner of Satrix and the asset manager of underlying trackers. The investment team also starts managing indexing solutions for institutional clients.

  • FEBRUARY 2002

    Satrix launches two sector-specific ETFs: Satrix Indi and Satrix Fini.

  • APRIL 2004

    Satrix registers as a Collective Investment Scheme.

  • JUNE 2006

    Satrix launches the Satrix Resi and Satrix Swix 40 ETFs. The Satrix Investment Plan is established with minimums as low as R300 pm.

  • JULY 2007

    First smart beta (fund) launch! The Satrix Divi ETF is the most successful listing to date.

  • AUGUST 2008

    Satrix launches the Satrix Rafi ETF - a smart beta fundamentally weighted index.

  • JANUARY 2010

    Satrix Divi ETF is the top performing domestic equity CIS (3 years to 31 Dec). Satrix ETFs reach assets of R10bn.

  • AUGUST 2011

    New Satrix Unit trusts are launched.

  • AUGUST 2012

    Sanlam buys out shareholding to own 100% of Satrix.

  • OCTOBER 2013

    First offshore unit trust launched - Satrix MSCI World Equity Index Fund. First multi-asset unit trust launched - Satrix Balanced Index Feeder Fund.

  • MAY 2015

    Launch edition of OWN THE MARKET, our Satrix digital magazine.

  • DECEMBER 2015

    Launch of online platform SatrixNOW with no minimum investment requirements. Investment vouchers available - a unique feature of SatrixNOW.

  • JANUARY 2016

    Satrix total AUM reaches R50 billion!

  • OCTOBER 2016

    SatrixNOW & Easy Equities win the Best African FinTech Company 2016 award at the Finance Indaba Africa.

  • DECEMBER 2016

    Launch of Satrix Money Market Fund.

  • FEBRUARY 2017

    Launch of Satrix Property and Satrix ILBI ETFs.

  • MARCH 2017

    Assets under management reach R60 billion.

  • JULY 2017

    Launch of Satrix MSCI World, Satrix MSCI Emerging Market and Satrix S&P 500 ETFs.

  • AUGUST 2017

    Assets under management reach R70 billion.

  • AUGUST 2017

    Launch of Satrix Quality South Africa ETF.

  • JANUARY 2018

    Assets under management reach R80 billion.