INVESTMENT BANKING

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.

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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.

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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.

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The Foschini Group – ZAR 3.95 billion Rights Offer

The largest fully underwritten rights offer in 2020, ensuring a strengthened balance sheet well-positioned for resilience and growth opportunities

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Harmony Gold – ZAR3.5 billion Accelerated Bookbuild

The first material capital raise for an acquisition since the start of the South African COVID-19 related lockdown

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Growthpoint Properties – ZAR 4.3 billion Accelerated Bookbuild

The largest accelerated bookbuild offering in 2020 and the largest equity raise since the start of the South African COVID-19 related lockdown, in support of the company’s strategy to reduce leverage, retain operating flexibility and continue development and investment activities

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