Press Releases • Mar 25, 2015 14:54 GMT
South Africa’s road accident fatality rate, one of the highest in the world, costs the economy between 8% and 10% of GDP. On average, there are over 200 roads deaths over the Easter holiday period every year. Recent research conducted by Discovery Insure analysing driving behaviour reveals that holiday-makers are more at risk of being involved in an accident...
Minister of Finance to share his vision for South Africa at upcoming Discovery Financial Planning Summit
Press Releases • Mar 25, 2015 09:12 GMT
Discovery will host its second Financial Planning Summit on 19 May 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre under the theme ‘Making sense of today’s financial complexities’.
Discovery Invest’s new Enhanced Yield Fund provides clients with the ability to earn significant returns
Press Releases • Mar 19, 2015 10:31 GMT
At a launch held in Johannesburg, Discovery Invest announced its investment product enhancements which included a newly designed structured fund, the Discovery Enhanced Yield Fund. Compared with traditional interest or income funds, the Discovery Enhanced Yield Fund offers investors the potential to earn significantly higher fixed returns of 15 percent per year.
Press Releases • Mar 17, 2015 13:36 GMT
At a launch event held in Johannesburg on Tuesday, Discovery Life announced exciting enhancements to its Income Continuation Benefit, which includes market-leading comprehensive income and lifestyle protection and a broadened claims criteria.
Discovery announces capital raise to purchase majority stake in credit card partnership and expansion of life protection business in the UK
Press Releases • Mar 10, 2015 11:56 GMT
Discovery Limited today announced details of the Group’s intention to raise capital to the amount of R5 billion through a fully underwritten, renounceable rights issue. Proceeds of the rights issue will be used to fund growth in adjacent financial markets in South Africa, and to drive further growth in its high-potential protection business in the UK, VitalityLife.
Press Releases • Feb 24, 2015 13:40 GMT
Discovery delivers excellent financial results and accelerated global growth • Normalised headline earnings up 20% to R1 981 million • Normalised profit from operations up 19% to R2 824 million • Growth in embedded value increased 14% to R45.5 billion • New business growth of 17% to R6 663 million
Press Releases • Feb 23, 2015 14:13 GMT
Join Head of the Vitality Institute Derek Yach and the Health Assessment, Monitoring and Intervention Board (HAMI) for the Management Forum Media Breakfast where they will present the role and the progress of HAMI, that goes beyond screening and prevention into monitoring and intervention.
Press Releases • Feb 23, 2015 10:25 GMT
Discovery Vitality and Club100 have announced a strategic partnership that will see Club100’s extensive experience in managing cycling clubs across the country combine forces with Discovery Vitality’s expertise in encouraging people to get active and prioritise their health.
Press Releases • Feb 16, 2015 13:28 GMT
The worlds of business and sport combined on Thursday night for the Discovery Sport Industry Awards 2015 to recognise and celebrate the best work across the business. The annual celebration of success is the sport industry’s flagship event and took place at the Sandton Convention Centre for the second consecutive year.
Discovery Invest's Capital 200+ is back to offer a minimum return of at least double your capital, if global markets return even as little as 1%
Press Releases • Jan 26, 2015 11:34 GMT
Successfully launched in May of 2014, the Discovery Capital 200+ is reopening today, Monday, 26 February 2015 for a limited period. For investors looking for equity exposure to the European and US markets, the Discovery Capital 200+ offering is a fixed-term five-year product investing in the Euro Stoxx 50 and S&P 500 indices.
Press Releases • Jan 16, 2015 08:15 GMT
Discovery Health’s fourth bottom line strategy was on 15 January 2015 endorsed by health ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at a key conference held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. This strategy takes into account the impact of employee wellness on company performance and profit and integrates health reporting into companies’ statutory reports.
Press Releases • Jan 07, 2015 12:09 GMT
Are you a health journalist proud of your work in helping to provide our citizens with reporting of high quality in healthcare? Discovery Health invites you to submit your work that has been published or broadcast between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2014 for the Discovery Health Journalism Awards 2014.
The Generali Group announce partnership that will see Discovery’s shared-value insurance model rolled out in Europe
Press Releases • Nov 18, 2014 07:40 GMT
18 November - The Generali Group (“Generali”) today announced a strategic partnership that will see the introduction of Discovery’s shared-value insurance model to the European market. Generali is one of the 50 largest organisations in the world and serves over 60 million clients.
Press Releases • Nov 12, 2014 09:33 GMT
The 2014 Healthy Company Index, hosted on the 12th of November by Discovery Vitality, indicated that healthier companies show lower absenteeism rates and more productivity levels than their unhealthier competitors.
Press Releases • Nov 10, 2014 11:25 GMT
Discovery today announced an important strategic change in its business with its acquisition of the remaining 25% stake in Prudential Health Holdings Limited, the holding company of PruHealth and PruProtect in the UK.
Press Releases • Oct 21, 2014 07:55 GMT
According to the Discovery Vitality ObeCity Index the least healthy Vitality members, when compared on weight status and associated factors, live in Bloemfontein while the healthiest Vitality members live in Cape Town.
Press Releases • Sep 03, 2014 08:44 GMT
Innovative behaviour-based model drives global Discovery growth • Normalised profit from operations up 23% to R4 976 million • New business growth of 15% to R12 196 million • Normalised headline earnings up 24% to R3 457 million • Growth in embedded value of 21% to R43.1 billion
Press Releases • Aug 26, 2014 17:16 GMT
Johannesburg (26 August 2014) – Discovery Limited today announced a strategic partnership deal with US-based Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), a leading telematics technology provider. This deal will further bolster the current strategic partnership between Discovery Insure and CMT.
Press Releases • Aug 25, 2014 15:00 GMT
Minister of Transport Ms. Dipuo Peters has welcomed private sector and civil society initiatives aimed at harnessing road safety programmes and interventions in South Africa. Minister Peters today met with the founder and Executive Director of Discovery Insure Mr. Themba Baloyi and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Anton Ossip...
Press Releases • Aug 22, 2014 11:57 GMT
Making it; listening to it; and dancing to it – music has long had a special place in South African culture and celebration. What a better way than to acknowledge a group of special South Africans who are true heroes in people’s lives, than through music.