Discovery Invest Launches Market-First European Credit Opportunities Fund
Johannesburg, 19 October 2021- In line with its aim to bring new investment opportunities to South African clients, Discovery Invest today announced the launch of a market first credit fund targeting annual returns in Euros of 7% per annum, net of fees and taxes.
The Discovery European Credit Opportunities Fund, managed by Ninety One, is an international structured fund that offers access to a
Discovery Bank and Vitality announce new offerings to deliver integrated value for clients
Johannesburg, 30 September 2021 – Discovery Bank today announced new digital and fintech innovations for a comprehensive digital financial services experience at its annual product-update event with financial advisers.
“With the latest features, our clients have access to a full range of financial capabilities in one place – our digital banking platform. This platform is not only transforming b
Discovery Health Medical Scheme announces a second year of deferred contribution increases
30 September 2021 - Today Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) announced that it would again the delay the implementation of its annual contribution increases. After delaying the annual contribution increases for 2021 by 6 months to 1 July 2021, the Scheme announced that the annual contribution increases of 7.9% for 2022 would only be implemented from 1 May 2022. This makes Discovery Health Me
Discovery delivers strong operating performance during the pandemic and continued evolution of the Shared-value Insurance model
Johannesburg, 2 September 2021 – Adrian Gore, Discovery Group Chief Executive, today presented the Group’s full-year results for the period ended 30 June 2021 to the analyst community. Discovery posted a strong operating performance across the all businesses, despite the ongoing challenge of the COVID-19 environment which manifested in a far higher COVID-19-related mortality in South Africa, compa
Discovery Bank Priority Fast Track launches at Cape Town International Airport
Johannesburg, 1 September 2021 – Discovery Bank today announced that Black and Purple cardholders can enjoy faster security clearance with the Discovery Bank Priority Fast Track at the Cape Town International Airport domestic departure hall, making travel more rewarding than ever.
This follows the launch of Priority Fast Track at OR Tambo International Airport in July 2020, successfully brough
Discovery Bank clients experience the future of banking, now
Johannesburg, 31 August 2021 – Consumers can bank the way they’ve always banked, or they can bank with Discovery Bank, which offers servicing and banking solutions of the future, now. This is the premise of Discovery Bank’s new integrated marketing campaign: The Future of Banking Now.
“We want to show consumers the exceptional features that the Bank has built that gives clients a completely new
Discovery Miles Đ-Day bigger than Black Friday
Johannesburg, 13 August 2021– In July, Discovery Bank and Vitality launched its new Discovery Miles Đ-Day campaign. Hylton Kallner, CEO of Discovery Bank, explains that Discovery has created a new mid-month spend occasion that adds even greater value to the spending power that Discovery Miles already offer to all Vitality Money, Health and Drive clients as part of the group’s shared-value rewards.
Discovery Life clients can now get higher PayBacks if vaccinated against COVID-19
Johannesburg, 29 July 2021 – Discovery Life has announced a ‘first-of-its-kind’ underwriting determinant for the South African life insurance market, stating that being vaccinated against COVID-19 is now an additional consideration in determining life insurance premiums and benefits for new clients, effective from the 29th of July 2021.
“Through our premium PayBack reward mechanism, we are off
Discovery Bank clients to harness their rewards in support of KZN relief efforts
Johannesburg, 23 July 2021 - Discovery Bank today announced it will enable all its clients to donate cash or accumulated Discovery Miles, which they earn with Vitality Money as a reward for healthy lifestyle and financial choices, to the relief efforts underway in KwaZulu-Natal. All donations in cash and Discovery Miles from now until 31 August can be made directly from the Discovery Bank app to G
Discovery Vitality partners with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to fight hunger this Mandela Month
JOHANNESBURG, 2 July 2021 | Discovery Vitality is excited to partner with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to raise funds for its Each One Feed One hunger relief campaign. The Foundation launched the #Each1Feed1 initiative in response to the devastating effects of COVID-19 on already vulnerable communities. The campaign calls for all South Africans to donate essential products to help alleviate food
Springbok stars Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am named Discovery Vitality Ambassadors
JOHANNESBURG, 30 June 2021 – Discovery is proud to announce Springboks Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am as Discovery Vitality Ambassadors. The duo are responsible for making Springbok history with an exhilarating 66th-minute try in the 2019 Rugby World Cup final. It was the first try of the game, that led to the team being crowned victorius World Cup champions – and the Springbok’s first-ever try
Discovery Invest announces new investment solution in partnership with Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Johannesburg, 21 June 2021 – Discovery Invest has partnered with Goldman Sachs Asset Management, to introduce a new investment opportunity giving access to a range of thematic equity portfolios designed to give exposure to global megatrends.
The Discovery Global Megatrends Fund is available on both Discovery Invest’s local and global platforms. The Fund provides clients with unique exposure to
Discovery Bank launches interactive rewards tool
Johannesburg, 10 June 2021 - Discovery Bank offers a unique client experience as a shared-value bank. And, with its new interactive, online Shared-Value Stack which is now accessible on the Discovery website, it’s possible for everyone to see how financial products and individual financial behaviour interconnect to create much greater banking value for clients through improved interest rates, life
Discovery wins at the Efma–Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2021
Discovery took home Gold in the Core Insurance Transformation category and Silver in the Global Innovator category at the Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards. The virtual ceremony showcased the best examples of insurance innovations across the globe.
Discovery Invest shares their market outlook for 2021
Kenny Rabson, CEO of Discovery Invest, says the rollout of vaccines with a proven efficacy, backed by an extraordinary degree of scientific rigour, has given renewed hope for a return to normal and shown that there is light at the end of the tunnel.
New basic private healthcare for employees of households
Discovery has created an affordable way for employers to secure basic private healthcare services for their employees, including support for COVID-19. This is available through Primary Care for Household Employees, which gives household employees and their dependants access to primary private healthcare benefits from R249 per month.
Stay healthy this winter with Uber and Discovery Health
The flu season is almost here and Discovery Health has once again partnered with Uber, Clicks and Dis-Chem to make it more convenient for South Africans to get vaccinated. On 2 May 2019, from 10:00 to 15:00, Uber will not only be taking people across cities but nurses with flu vaccinations will be available to administer flu shots.
Vitality members donate rewards to build a Dream Room for kids with cancer
Discovery Vitality and the Reach For A Dream Foundation have joined forces to create another Dream Room for children in hospitals – with the third room opening at Chris Hani Baragwanath Paediatric Oncology Ward in Soweto, Johannesburg today.
Ueda and Yee take blue carpet victory at the 2019 Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town
The men’s elite race was dominated by twenty-year-old Alex Yee (GBN) with a time of 00:52:04 in first place, and the women’s elite race ended with an exciting eight seconds between Ai Ueda (JPN) and Summer Rappaport (USA).