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Sanlam Senegal

Saham Assurance Senegal is a non-life insurance company. Our products cover the needs of individuals, professionals, entrepreneurs and businesses.

In Senegal, the subsidiary obtained its approval by ministerial decree of October 31, 2008 and the company’s activities began on January 1, 2009 under the name of Colina Senegal.

The company is located on Boulevard de la Madeleine x Rue Carnot and has 10 decentralized agencies, most of which are located between Dakar and its suburbs and one in Mbour.

On March 27, 2014, COLINA SENEGAL was authorized to continue its activity under the new name “SAHAM ASSURANCE”.

Since 2016, the company’s turnover has experienced sustained growth. Thus, in 2020, SAHAM ASSURANCE SENEGAL achieved a turnover of more than 10 billion FCFA with a market share of 8%.

In 2018, Saham Assurance Vie obtained its approval to market products such as supplementary pensions, death insurance, education insurance, borrower insurance.

The company has distinguished itself in the insurance market in Senegal. His initiatives, results and leadership have earned him several awards, including:

In 2013 the Palme was the most dynamic insurance company in the country by A-Z Solutions. The ranking of companies is based on their capital of expertise, the impact of their activity on the economy, their capacity for innovation and market penetration.

In 2019, the Employer of Choice trophy at the 4th edition of The Corporate Awards program. This prize is awarded to the company that offers the same work opportunities, invests in the training of its personnel and contributes to the development of the community.

In 2021 the prize for the insurer of the year by Groupe SeptAfrique. This award aims to recognize the insurer who has been able to implement best practices, good governance as well as innovative and sustainable growth in its Group.

In 2021, the companies Saham Assurance and Saham Assurance Vie will change their names and become respectively Sanlam Assurance Senegal and Sanlam Assurance Vie Senegal. This rebranding follows the acquisition by Sanlam Group of the entire capital of SAHAM Finances, finalized in October 2018. The installation of Sanlam is the result of a global strategic vision of the Group, based on the installation of a unique and strong brand across the continent. . This rebranding operation also reflects a strong potential for value creation for our customers as well as a source of growth for the insurance sector in our country. The company thus displays its membership of a large secular group, Sanlam in this case, the undisputed pan-African leader in financial services and the leading insurance group in Africa.


Sanlam Sénégal, Rue Carnot, Dakar, Senegal