OUR EXPERTISE No one knows Africa like we do Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > About Us We stand with you to make your vision a reality With a relentless African spirit and distinct client focus, we have become a leading corporate and investment bank in and for our continent. Tag 150 years of African heritage Beyond our company ethos and 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. With over one and a half centuries of experience – and a significant footprint across the continent – we are a proudly pan-African institution that believes in building courageous partnerships that work. In doing so, we go to extraordinary lengths to exceed expectations. We challenge limits and close distances, connecting people to opportunities across borders, languages and cultures. Because African ingenuity knows no boundaries, neither do we. Tag A truly pan-African bank We’re a forward-thinking African business with a local presence in 10 countries across the continent, making us ideally positioned to solve regional challenges. Absa Group Limited is a listed, diversified financial services provider headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. With an extensive branch network, a team of 41 000 banking professionals and a customer base of over 12 million, we are one of Africa’s most respected banks. Our presence on the continent includes regionally-coordinated coverage in 12 markets with on-the-ground banking capabilities in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia – and representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria. We provide global reach through our international offices situated in London and New York. Tag Driving business in Africa with international expertise and local knowledge Our recent Memorandum of understanding and detailed cooperation agreement with Societe Generale (SocGen)leverages global expertise that enables us to drive connectivity across key client corridors of UK/Europe, US & China, into and within Africa. With shared ambitions on the continent, our aligned innovative approach enables us to better serve clients, both local and international, in their banking needs across the continent. We're taking business to more of Africa than ever before. Learn More Tag Our capabilities and expertise Our Corporate and Investment Banking business is a leader in African capital markets and offers a comprehensive suite of products, with the ability to leverage a unique combination of local presence and global reach. Turning an investment opportunity in Africa into something exceptional requires a financial services partner on your doorstep who can offer universal solutions to meet your business needs. Our industry leaders work in Africa’s key sectors to bring possibilities to life across a comprehensive suite of corporate and investment banking services. As one of Africa's largest listed banking groups, we harness our deep understanding of investment flows, market participants, sector trends and regulations to unlock value for our clients across the continent. Tag Citizenship Our role in society is underpinned by four key pillars These include Education and Skills Development; Inclusive Financing; Environmental Sustainability and Promoting a Just Society. Through these pillars we hope to impact as many beneficiaries as possible with the sole purpose of fighting for the eradication of unemployment, poverty and all social ills that affects communities. Learn More Bringing our African ingenuity to key global corridors Transforming an investment opportunity in Africa into something exceptional requires a financial services partner on your doorstep who can offer universal solutions to meet your business needs. Our International offices, located in London and New York, deliver the continent of Africa to you. Absa International Deals Awards Media and News DealsTranscend Residential DealAbsa is proud to have supported and enabled the greening of the Transcend affordable housing portfolio by the provision of a R223mn green property loan. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsAir Liquide DealWe are proud to have acted as the Joint Mandated Lead Arranger for Air Liquide's R5.9 billion where we refinanced a portion of the acquisition of Sasol's air separation units located in Secunda, South Africa. This is the biggest oxygen production site in the world. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsMultiChoiceWe are proud to have acted as the mandated lead arranger, facility agent and original lender to fund the acquisition of MultiChoice’s increased stake in BetKing. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsTongaat HulettInnovative restructuring solutions for sustainable business growth. We helped Tongaat Hulett restructure their R6.3 billion debt package. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsEngineering a shared vision for a connected futureAbsa advised IHS on the acquisition, and sale and leaseback of 5,709 telecommunication towers from MTN in South Africa in a deal worth R6,4 billion. Through this transaction, IHS will enter South Africa and become the largest independent tower company in the country. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsExemplar REITail Limited DealWe are proud to have contributed R1.65bn and further leveraged our dedicated ESG financing team, to structure a R1.7bn sustainability-linked tranche that supports environmental protection and inclusive growth for our client Exemplar REITail Limited. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsEast Africa Breweries DealWe are proud to have concluded a R2.5 billion transaction with Teraco to expand digital connectivity in Africa. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsSibaya DealWe are proud to have been part of the R1.056 billion infrastructural development investment, commercial property financing of the Sibaya Coastal Precinct in KwaZulu-Natal. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsBuilding a better Africa with innovative financing solutionsAbsa CPF offers a wide range of commercial property finance solutions to help facilitate the development or acquisition of commercial properties, and help businesses grow Africa. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsRedefining the future through green energy financeGreen, clean, energy is the way to go. Our R5,2bn deal with Globeleq demonstrates our commitment to the financing of clean energy and the acceleration of investments that make a sustainable impact on the communities we serve. The bravery to imagine. That’s Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsCollaborating in responsible lending to create sustainable economies.Collaborating in responsible lending to create sustainable economies A US$50 million risk-sharing facility. Corporate and Investment Banking That's Africanacity. Explore the deal MoreDealsAfrica Deal of the YearWinners of Airfinance Journal Awards 2020, Africa Deal of the Year. That's Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsPartnering to Power AfricaWe are proud to have helped the Redstone Concentrated Solar Power project power up 200 000 homes and create employment for 2,000 community members with a R11,6 billion renewable energy project.That's Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsCommitted to delivering innovative funding for ground-breaking developmentsIt takes partners with strong foundations to build a brighter future. We’re proud to have successfully funded the Amdec Group for the construction of Harbour Arch, a mixed-use development comprising six residential towers.That's Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsFunding that makes a shared future possibleFunding 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. Explore the dealMoreDealsEnabling Africa’s Digital TransformationContributing R2.5 billion in capital funding to Teraco's data centre infrastructure development. That's Africanacity. Explore the dealMoreDealsTeracoMoreDealsLife Healthcare GroupMoreDealsIn2FoodMoreDealsLife HealthcareMoreDealsFirst Quantum MineralsMoreDealsGovernment of KenyaMoreDealsVivo EnergyMoreDealsShell NigeriaMoreDealsPetra DiamondsMoreDealsKintetsu World ExpressMoreDealsDischemMoreDealsNampakMoreDealsVivo Energy Investments BVMoreDealsBombela Concession Company (Gautrain)MoreDealsHelios Investment PartnersMoreDealsKosmos Energy LtdMoreDealsEskomMoreDealsFFS FinanceMoreDealsBMWMoreDealsMassmart/Wal-MartMoreDealsUbunto-BothoMoreDealsLife HealthCareMoreDealsAirtel Zambia Networks PlcMoreDealsGrowthpoint PropertiesMoreDealsRedefine PropertiesMoreDealsMercedes Benz SAMoreDealsKosmos EnergyMoreDealsGold FieldsMoreDealsTrueNoordMoreDealsBayportMoreDealsIHS TowersMoreDealsApis PartnersMoreDealsEskom Holdings SOC LimitedMoreDealsAfrican Export-Import Bank (Afrexim)MoreDealsKaap Agri LimitedMoreDealsComair LimitedMoreDealsGhana Road Fund SecretariatMoreDealsFidelity Security Group Pty LtdMoreDealsBokpoort Concentrated Solar Power plantRefinancing of R958M Learn MoreMoreDealsStrategic moves made possible.When Barloworld needed a winning move, we made it possible. A R5.347bn M&A acquisition successfully advised and funded by Absa.MoreDealsWith the right perspective, any vision is possibleCommercial Property Finance with a positive outlook.MoreDealsAircraft finance deal boosts Angola’s national carrierAbsa assists Angola’s national air carrier in acquiring six De Havilland Dash 8-400 aircrafts to the value of US$55 million. MoreDealsFinance deals expand the portfolio of Africa’s largest property investorAbsa successfully concludes first cross-border CPF transaction to the value of US$40 million in Mozambique.MoreDealsCommercial property deal expected to boost local economy by R8 billionNew Absa deal expected to inject R2 billion into South Africa’s economy and attract R6 billion worth of new sales opportunities. MoreDealsR1,3 billion commercial property development financeAbsa backs local development with R1.3 billion loan, attracting additional foreign investment to the region.MoreDealsLargest corporate bond issuance in Nigeria’s historyAbsa acts as joint lead issuing house in allocating NGN100 billion in unsecured bonds in Nigeria’s largest corporate bond issuance in history. MoreDealsCurro Holdings secures a landmark R1 billionAbsa continues to support Curro’s instrumental role in changing the education landscape.MoreDealsAbsa assists J&J Group to fulfil its capital requirements with R166 million deal.The R166 million deal affirms Absa’s continued commitment towards empowerment financing in South Africa. MoreDealsAbsa supports London-based private equity firm to grow its African footprintR45 million deal helps London-based business to acquire South African company, Efficient Group Limited. MoreDealsAbsa plays critical role in US$225 million dealAbsa cements position as only African bank to be involved in financing of the two jumbo tower companies, HIS and Helios Towers. MoreDealsAbsa participates in R15 billion Eskom dealAbsa’s R2.5 billion participation partially funds Eskom’s requirement for capital expenditure and general corporate purposes. MoreDealsR450 million deal supports Kaap Agri’s growth plansAbsa backs Kaap Agri, the largest co-operative company in the Western Cape to ensure the business maintains a strong presence and influence in the agricultural sector. MoreDealsAbsa participates US$12.5 million in US$25 million Mauritius-based dealAbsa remains the only African bank involved in financing UK-based Helios Towers. MoreDealsAbsa supports South African mining sector with R500 million loanA R500 million revolving credit facility supports Gold Fields, one of the world’s largest gold mining firms. MoreDealsAbsa contributes US$300 million to record natural gas projectAbsa backs Total South Africa in the Area 1 Mozambique LNG project, a landmark project that will transform Southern Africa. More Featured | 20 November 2019Absa CIB named best Investment Bank in Africa at the EMEA awardsMoreTrending | 01 December 2019Supplier deliveries index improves amid continuing slumpMore | 11 November 2019Absa extends international expertise and connectivityMore | 22 October 2019SA claims top position in the Absa Africa Financial Markets IndexMoreView more Contact us 0860 500 703 +27 (0) 10 211 3117 email@example.com Subscribe for quarterly updates Analysis and data-driven insights for a changing world – delivered directly to your inbox. Subscribe now Rate our website How would you rate your overall satisfaction with this website? 1 2 3 4 5 Great! Please tell us more What did you like most about the website? 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