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18 Jan 2019 FIVE SAVINGS TIPS FOR WOMEN IN THEIR TWENTIES +

Citadel Advisory Partner Anelisa Mti provides five saving tips for women in their twenties to help in managing their personal finances and achieving their financial goals.

EB NET

SAFRICA24

IOL

CT LIVE

17 Jan 2019 WHAT HAPPENS IF ESKOM’S TARIFF HIKE BID FAILS +

South Africans will end up paying for Eskom’s decade of mismanagement, says Citadel Chief Economist and Advisory Partner, Maarten Ackerman. The group’s debt has increased by as much as 800% to over R400 billion over the last 10 years, while its energy capacity and sales have been reduced by 5%. Ackerman said that if Eskom is not granted the increase, it is in very real danger of being unable to service its debts.

EYE WITNESS NEWS

RADIO 702

14 Jan 2019 AS GLOBAL GROWTH COOLS – HOW DO YOU SAFEGUARD YOUR WEALTH? +

Traditionally, during times of economic slowdown, crises or recessions, the world’s wealthy have run towards gold. But in a world of artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies and mobile money, the battle lines seem less clear as investors seek a safe haven for their wealth. Citadel Chief Economist and Advisory Partner Maarten Ackerman explains their approach in positioning portfolios today to weatherguard clients in the future.

AFROPOLITAN

10 Dec 2018 FIVE MAJOR EVENTS THAT POSE A RISK TO SA IN 2019 +

In 2018, SA got a new president, two new finance ministers and slumped into a recession. What does next year hold? Citadel Chief Investment Officer George Herman provides key economic and political risk factors to watch out for in 2019.

TIMES LIVE

SAFRICA24

06 Dec 2018 COMMENTARY ON THE Q3 GDP RESULTS +

With a positive growth figure of 2.2% for the third quarter of 2018, the technical recession is over says Citadel Chief Economist and Advisory Partner Maarten Ackerman. Further growth has been seen in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors which will contribute towards creating more inclusive growth and jobs.

THE CITIZEN

BUSINESS DAY

FIN24

30 Nov 2018 CITADEL’S 25 YEARS AND R50 BILLION IN ASSETS +

This year Citadel celebrated twenty-five years of managing wealth and assisting clients, as well as reaching the R5o billion assets under management and advice mark. This achievement is commendable during such a red-letter year. It is also worthy to note that up to 40% of Citadel’s gross annual inflows come from an existing client base – clients who have been with the company for longer than a 12-month period. The company’s exceptional 97% client retention rate also speaks volumes about client satisfaction levels.

INVESTING MATTERS

MONEY MARKETING

COVER

23 Nov 2018 RAND CELEBRATES SARB INTEREST RATE HIKE +

The rand has cheered the decision of the SA Reserve Bank (Sarb) to hike borrowing cost by 25 basis points (bps) to 6.75 percent. Citadel Chief Economist and Advisory Partner Maarten Ackerman says the Sarb’s decision was not made solely on the basis of economic growth but to also ensure that inflation did not breach the upper 6 percent target level.

CAPE TIMES BUSINESS REPORT

23 Nov 2018 TIGER BRANDS FACE REPERCUSSIONS OF LISTERIOSIS OUTBREAK +

The listeriosis outbreak in South Africa came back to haunt Tiger Brands with the group reporting a 26 percent decline in headline earnings per share (Heps) to 1587 cents to a share during the year to end September. Citadel Trader Jordan Weir comments that the listeriosis outbreak as well as the VAT increase and slowdown in consumer spending and demand pushed the group into the black.

CAPE TIMES BUSINESS REPORT

21 Nov 2018 CITADEL SAYS PRESSURE ON ASSET MANAGEMENT FEES WILL INCREASE +

“We talk about it internally as the race to the bottom. There are different categories of pressures faced by asset managers at the moment. The changing regulatory environment requires a growing number of resources to monitor and comply. We require, increasingly, world-class systems and then there is the debate about passive versus active,” said Citadel CEO Andrew Moller.

BUSINESS LIVE

09 Nov 2018 HOW TO ADD AN ORGAN DONATION CLAUSE TO YOUR WILL +

A question one often asks when drafting their will is ‘can I include an organ donation clause?’ Citadel Advisory Partner Paul Leonard provides clarity on the legal steps needed to formally add the donation clause to your will.