Capital Raising

Work with a top-tier African capital raising partner

With an impressive track record in raising debt and equity capital backed by extensive financial capabilities, we are well positioned to develop a bespoke solution for your business. Our African market presence enables us to facilitate cross-border transactions in various currencies, and our international presence provides access to global funding and the realisation of global growth.


Debt Capital Markets

Access capital to meet your objectives

Our team ranks among the top lenders in our field due to our unique approach in merging advisory services with extensive capabilities to assist our corporate, financial and public sector clients.

We offer tailored debt raising solutions for BEE finance, term debt funding, debt syndication, bridging facilities and share funding, as well as commercial paper, corporate, hybrid and municipal bonds and structured finance options.

Equity Capital Markets

Get leading access to investment capital

Our equity capital markets capabilities provide access to pools of capital for investment on the continent from local and global investors.

Our competencies include initial public offerings, rights issues, follow-on offerings and convertible bonds. We also provide investor relations advisory and corporate access services to leverage interaction with local and global institutional investors.


Latest insights

Absa CIB equity capital markets team have directly supported three of the JSE’s leading corporates in raising equity in a challenging COVID environment. The leading corporates in their respective sectors of gold mining, real estate and fashion apparel retail have proven to the market that quality corporates will be supported by investors.


Absa leads the pack in support for SMEs

Small- and medium enterprises (SMEs) are crucial to Africa’s and South Africa’s economy. SMEs urgently need bank funding support to aid their survival through the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Through funding, small businesses can participate and benefit from the new growth opportunities presented by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). At Absa, we are committed to all our clients (big or small) and are determined to give them access to limitless possibilities.


Africa driving the banking revolution

Matt Harcourt, Chief Financial Officer, explains how Covid-19 has disrupted traditional banking channels, including in-branch networks. The pandemic has challenged us to reimagine new channels that will enable our clients’ success on the continent. Through developing Absa Access, our new online single sign-on platform, we have created innovative banking that solves real-world business problems in a rapidly evolving business environment.


Macro Conference 2021

We are proud to bring you the fifth edition of our annual Macro Conference, designed to challenge and inspire your thinking. With this conference, we aim to help clients “take a step back” from day-to-day information and focus on the bigger strategic picture as influenced by developments in the macro-environment.


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