Bidvest Financial Services

Bidvest Financial Services is a diversified financial services group with a banking licence, providing fleet management services, foreign exchange and other financial services. Bidvest Financial Services also holds insurance licences and provides short-term and life insurance products.

Hannah Sadiki

Hannah Sadiki

Chief Executive

Products and services


As a leading second-tier bank, our strategy includes diversifying a historically foreign exchange- and fleet-focused customer base to one of corporate, business and personal banking services. This diversification strategy, combined with a prudent lending philosophy, has earned Bidvest Bank a long-term national scale rating of Ba3 by Moody's Financial Services.

Banking, fleet finance & Management and Forex
  • Business bank account
  • Investment accounts
  • Asset-based finance
  • Foreign exchange
  • International payments
  • Merchant services
  • Treasury services
  • Grow account
  • Savings and investment accounts
  • Offshore investments
  • International money transfers
  • Full maintenance leasing
  • Operating rentals
  • Installment sales and financial leasing
  • Sale and leaseback
  • Short-term flexible rentals
  • Managed maintenance
  • Vehicle tracking, insurance and other value-added vehicle services

Commercial insurance brokerage

  • Business Insurance
  • Assurance Products
  • Risk Management Consulting Services
  • Consulting Services

Life insurance

  • Income protection
  • Credit life
  • Disability cover
  • Life cover
  • Critical illness cover
  • Dreaded disease cover
  • Living annuity

Short-term insurance

  • Personal insurance

Automotive value-added Products (VAPS)

  • Theft buster
  • Keyguard
  • Deposit Protector
  • Financial emigration and wealth externalisation for South African expats
  • Wealth planning services

Our businesses

Click on the brand below for further information

  • Bidvest Bank

    Bidvest Bank is an entrepreneurial bank that seeks to change the way people and companies do business with their bank. Our get it done philosophy drives our actions, and guides us in helping our customers achieve their financial goals. We enable our customers successes by offering them tailored solutions in both personal and business banking including investment accounts.

    The cornerstone of our business banking offering, our Bidvest Bank One-to-One Business Account comes with a dedicated business banker who understands your business and acts as your single point of contact. When it comes to petty cash, our prepaid business payment card is the ideal way to manage expenses in your daily operations. And when it comes to growing your business, our working capital loans can help drive your business medium or long-term growth. We also now offer a world-class, end-to-end, merchant acquiring service for our business clients.

    With regards to buying, selling, financing or leasing your company vehicles, our total fleet management solution ensures your fleet is managed effectively. We provide the expertise that you need to make sure your fleet gives your business the return you expect.

    With over 150 years of experience in forex services, we offer competitive rates, exceptional service and access to the widest range of foreign currencies. From our World Currency CardTM to our international payment solutions, exchange control services and offshore investment assistance, we understand what it takes to move and spend your money around the globe.

    We all about getting things done for our customers, so they can get their things done

  • Bidvest Insurance

    Bidvest Insurance group comprises of Bidvest Insurance, Bidvest Life, Bidvest Insurance Brokers, Bidvest Wealth & Employee Benefits, Compendium Insurance Brokers and FMI. This division holds both a short-term insurance licence and a life licence, specialising in providing innovative, tailormade insurance solutions to customers and business partners. Its broking division includes call centres in Johannesburg and Durban, employing advanced technology to provide sales and customer support services.

  • Compendium Insurance Brokers

    Compendium Insurance Brokers specialises in providing commercial and domestic insurance solutions through its national footprint of sales teams.

  • Bidvest Life

    Bidvest Life is a registered financial services provider; responsible for the design, promotion, and administration of its products. Bidvest Life firmly believes in protecting peoples ability to earn an income. Their flagship product, Bidvest Life Individual includes disability (both temporary and long-term protection against illnesses or injuries), critical illness and life cover, with a choice of lump sum and income benefits across all three risk events.

  • Master Currency
  • FinGlobal

    FinGlobal provides premier financial emigration services to South Africans worldwide. With everything under one roof, we’re here to help you with all your financial needs.

  • FinGlobal

    The AutoSure product brand and its associate company are an Underwriting Management Agency specialising in insurance and value-added products and services in the motor retail arena within South Africa.

Contact details

Chief executive officer:

Hannah Sadiki

Chief financial officer:

Tendani Sikhwivhilu



Contact us address:

1 Park Lane,
Wierda Valley,
Sandton, 2196
Tel: 0860 11 11 77 (South Africa)
Tel: 0860 018 015 (South Africa)
+27 (11) 407 3000 (Johannesburg)

Bidvest Bank website:

Bidvest Insurance website:

Bidvest Life website:

Compendium Insurance Brokers website:

Master Currency Foreign Exchange website:

Finglobal Migration (Pty) Ltd website: