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Kokkie Kooyman

Kokkie Kooyman

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About Kokkie Kooyman

Born in Schiedam in the Netherlands in 1954, Kokkie Kooyman graduated with a BComm degree and is a Chartered Accountant from South Africa. He started his career as a lecturer at UCT in 1979 and joined Truworths in 1983 where he was the head of internal audit. In 1986 he joined Replin Finance as a financial director. Kokkie started his asset management career in 1989 with Old Mutual and in 1999 he joined Coronation. He moved to Sanlam Investment Management in 2004 where he is currently the chief executive officer, head of global equities and portfolio manager. In his spare time, Kokkie enjoys running and swimming and also visiting South Africa's national parks to view the wildlife.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated


  • MRated AA in May 2011
  • JRated AA in Jun 2011
  • JRated AA in Jul 2011
  • ARated AA in Aug 2011
  • SRated AA in Sep 2011
  • ORated AA in Oct 2011
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2011
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2011


  • JRated AAA in Jan 2012
  • FRated AA in Feb 2012
  • MRated AA in Mar 2012
  • ARated AA in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JRated A in Jun 2012
  • JRated A in Jul 2012
  • ARated A in Aug 2012
  • SRated A in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012


  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013


  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014


  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
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  • JNot rated in Jul 2015
  • ANot rated in Aug 2015
  • SNot rated in Sep 2015
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  • NNot rated in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015


  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
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  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ANot rated in Aug 2016
  • SNot rated in Sep 2016
  • ONot rated in Oct 2016
  • NNot rated in Nov 2016
  • DNot rated in Dec 2016


  • JNot rated in Jan 2017
  • FNot rated in Feb 2017
  • MNot rated in Mar 2017
  • ANot rated in Apr 2017
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  • JNot rated in Jun 2017
  • JNot rated in Jul 2017
  • ANot rated in Aug 2017
  • SNot rated in Sep 2017
  • ONot rated in Oct 2017
  • NNot rated in Nov 2017
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2017


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2018
  • FRated A in Feb 2018
  • MRated AA in Mar 2018


Equity - Banks & Financials
over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 18.8% 6.2% 2.7% 4.0% 4.7%
2016 43.8% -1.8% 8.5% 17.5% 14.8%
2015 -5.9% 1.5% -2.7% -9.2% 4.9%
2014 10.3% 2.3% 3.3% 2.6% 1.7%
2013 -5.1% -7.1% 3.8%

Related News

Sanlam's Kooyman relinquishes global fund to focus on Financials

Kokkie Kooyman has handed full responsibility to his co-manager in order to focus efforts on his global financials fund.

Sanlam's Kooyman on his Indian ‘nightmare'

After a tough six months for the country in his fund, Sanlam’s financials veteran is weighing up whether now is the time to go in for more.

Sanlam's Kokkie Kooyman: my top GEM financials ideas

Sanlam financials fund manager Kokkie Kooyman highlights some of the opportunities in the sector which can be found lower down the market spectrum.

Are emerging market banks the safest play on global financials?

Hard-pressed by increasingly stringent capital requirements and with their reputations in tatters following repeated scandals, developed market banks are struggling.  But are their emerging market rivals really viable alternatives?

Kooyman eyes distressed financials fund after Barclays windfall

Star financial manager Kokkie Kooyman is weighing the launch of a distressed fund after a significant profit on Barclays highlighted the potential opportunity in the strategy.

Kooyman: small banks key to my success

VIDEO: The top performing financials manager Kokkie Kooyman of Sanlam explains how small emerging retail banks offer him protection against the emerging market's volatile nature.

Kokkie Kooyman: Barclays is too cheap to ignore

The true impact of the Libor scandal could take up to 10 years to work through, but in the meantime, investors cannot afford to overlook Barclays' ultra-low valuation and Sanlam's Kokkie Kooyman has been buying in.

Selection watchlist: Kooyman loads up on cheap India

Sanlam Global Financials manager Kokkie Kooyman continues to shun European and UK banks but has upped his exposure to Indian financials after the sharp risk sell off in December left many of its stocks attractively valued.

Kokkie Kooyman: investing in large Western banks simply a 'punt'

Top performing manager Kokkie Kooyman says Europe's large banks should come through the stress tests but says that investing in many of them remains purely a gamble.  

Europe's top financials manager on the risks to global banks

Kokkie Kooyman, the manager of the top performing Sanlam Global Financials fund, on how to find opportunities in the banking sector as the debt crisis sweeps through Europe.  

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.