Personal Investor - Global Presence

Our global strength - we have access to worldwide resources

Prudential South Africa is part of the wider Prudential plc group, one of the world's leading insurance and financial services companies. With its main listing in London, it was founded over 160 years ago and now has more than 26 million clients and £657 billion under management (as at 30 December 2018).

In South Africa we draw on Prudential's global reach and expertise in managing our clients' portfolios and in ensuring international best practice. We also manage assets on behalf of Prudential clients worldwide.

A coordinated global network

Across Prudential's worldwide operations, we offer a consistent investment philosophy and process. Aided by the latest technology, our investment professionals around the world work closely together, sharing ideas, information and research. This coordinated approach provides a combination of local service and international expertise.

We are based in the world's major financial centres with operations in 14 countries worldwide. A global giant, with credentials dating back to 1848 and with hundreds of millions of dollars in assets under management, Prudential is among the most influential and respected investment houses in the world.


We are 49.99% owned by Prudential plc (via its wholly-owned subsidiary M&G Investments Ltd). Another 28.01% is held by the Prudential Staff Investment Company and 22% by Thesele Group, our black empowerment partner.

Prudential plc is structured around four main business units: Prudential Corporation AsiaPrudential (UK and Europe),Jackson National Life Insurance Company (US) and M&G Investments.

M&G Investments is Prudential's UK and European fund management business. Established in 1931, it is one of Europe's largest active asset managers.