No one knows Africa like we do

As a leader in African capital markets with a comprehensive suite of products, we have a unique ability to leverage our local presence and global reach

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150-years of African heritage


Beyond our wealth of experience – our bravery to imagine and our will to get it done makes us the right partner to bring your African vision to life.

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A truly pan-African Bank


With a local presence in 10 countries across the continent, we are ideally positioned to solve regional challenges.

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Extensive reach and expertise


With our extensive branch network, our team of 41 000 and a customer base of nearly 12 million, we are one of Africa’s most respected banks.

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Home to brave ideas

DIGITAL BANKING

Absa Access, welcome to a new age of agile banking

Absa Access – our single-sign on platform that gives you access to instant, intuitive and intelligent ways to manage your finances. With greater visibility of your business portfolio, Absa Access enables you to take charge of your financial world; so you can be more agile, more responsive and better able to make informed decisions to drive your business growth across Africa.

RISK MANAGEMENT

RISK MANAGEMENT

RISK MANAGEMENT

RISK MANAGEMENT

Cash Management

Absa is investing in modern banking technologies that enable real-time payments to help our clients deliver a better client experience

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Partnering with our clients to fuel their success

Funding that makes a shared future possible.

Funding partner to Heirs Holdings and Transcorp, for their USD 1.1 billion acquisition of OML 17. Enabling economic development in Nigeria and strengthening Heirs Holdings and Transcorp’s impact on local communities. That’s Africanacity.

Enabling Africa’s Digital Transformation

Contributing R2.5 billion in capital funding to Teraco's data centre infrastructure development. That's Africanacity.

Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power plant

Refinancing of R958M

We see potential from every angle

Commercial Property Finance with a positive outlook.

With the right perspective, any vision is possible

Commercial Property Finance with a positive outlook.

Commercial property deal expected to boost local economy by R8 billion

New Absa deal expected to inject R2 billion into South Africa's economy and attract R6 billion worth of new business sales opportunities.

Aircraft finance deal boosts Angola’s national carrier

Absa assists Angola’s national air carrier in acquiring six De Havilland Dash 8-400 aircrafts to the value of US$55 million.

Finance deals expand the portfolio of Africa's largest property investor

Absa successfully concludes first cross-border CPF transaction to the value of US$40 million in Mozambique.

Our team of hand-picked sector experts combine their specialist skills and regional knowledge to help you unlock real value.

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

We provide competitive finance solutions and regional advisory services to support your African projects

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CONSUMER GOODS & SERVICES

We provide bespoke solutions and advisory to help you adapt to evolving trends and solve regional challenges

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NATURAL RESOURCES & ENERGY

We provide tailored solutions with a long-term view to meet capital and capacity needs across the continent

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AGRICULTURE

We bring specialist solutions and decades of experience to support the full agriculture value chain

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POWER, UTILITIES & INFRASTRUCTURE

We provide tailored solutions, and advisory to meet growing energy and infrastructure demands

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COVID-19 & BEYOND

Leadership for today and tomorrow

Thoughtful planning, adaptive strategy and decisive action are required to withstand, reshape and progress.

Awards and accolades

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2021

Capital Raising Non-Equity - 1 years

Capital Raising Non-Equity - 3 years

Total Return Performance SA Non-Equity - 3 years

Total Return Performance SA No-Equity 5 - years

Trading Efficiency - 3 years

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2021

Best Mergers & Acquisition Bank in Africa

Best Investment Bank in Mauritius

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2020

Best Research House

Best Forex House

Best Bond House

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