Metropolitan – part of MMI Group Limited, is an authorised financial services (FSP 44673) and credit provider (NCRCP). With a legacy of over 120 years, Metropolitan has been serving and empowering South African communities with accessible financial solutions through the best, and challenging times. As one of the largest financial services companies in South Africa, our legacy is centred on providing client centric solutions. Our long standing commitment to treating our clients with respect is what has allowed us to remain at the top of the South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) for a number of years.
We believe that financial literacy paired with expert advice enables you to make good decisions about your money. To help you achieve this we have over 140 branches throughout South Africa as well as centres of service in Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, Ghana, Lesotho, and Swaziland.
Metropolitan was established in a small office in Paarl, Western Cape, in 1897, when a syndicate was formed that was aimed at providing finance to those could not afford to buy their own homes. The company was registered as the African Homes Trust.
Since then, Metropolitan has grown through a combination of organic growth, mergers with other companies and acquisitions to become what it is today.
Metropolitan is a division of JSE listed MMI Group Limited. Momentum and Metropolitan merged in December 2010, to form MMI Holdings. The merger has positioned MMI Holdings as the third largest life insurer in South Africa.