Absa International

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 Absa offices house a team of specialists that offer knowledge and insights to give you a seamless experience in your Africa growth strategy.

As a proudly African bank with global connectivity and a differentiated local proposition, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer you skilled expertise at a location where your decision-making happens.


Our International Absa offices house a team of specialists that offer knowledge and insights to give you a seamless experience in your Africa growth strategy.

The key benefits include


• A single point of contact for pan-Africa business
• A proudly African bank, with presence in 10 countries across the continent
• 150 years of heritage and a proven track record on the African continent for seamless local execution
• Robust understanding of each unique environment, their associated risks, regulatory considerations and market practices across Africa
• Specialist sector teams with established networks and skilled on-the-ground expertise
• Global connectivity and direct engagement where your decision-making happens in the UK and USA via our London and New York offices
• Effective control via our globally competitive treasury management solutions
• Leading corporate and investment banking industry and product expertise
• A focus on delivering unique and leading-edge solutions across your value chain

We support your strategy with a comprehensive product offering, including:

Absa Access

Real-time, seamlessly integrated banking that offers you more convenience and security.

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Corporate Advisory

Our extensive African footprint and expert insights enable us to guide our clients on a range of strategic transactions, navigating them through otherwise complicated financial and regulatory environments.

Debt Financing

By leveraging our deep regional knowledge – and our advisory, financing and capital raising expertise – our award-winning global team will tailor an ideal solution for your needs.

Foreign Exchange

The combined skills of our FX Sales and Trading Teams enable us to view your FX exposures in a dynamic manner, leveraging our global experience and African expertise to provide bespoke FX solutions.

Liquidity Management

We design bespoke liquidity management solutions to ensure you optimise your cash flow, improve your yield on surplus balances and reduce your overdraft interest expenses.

Trade Finance and Working Capital

Regardless of the complexity of your business, we help you manage the risks involved in trade through our specialised finance and guarantee solutions that ensure payment and even out cash flow.


Contact: Ann McSharry

+44 203 961 6030

Absa Securities United Kingdom Limited

40 Bank Street
E14 5NR


Contact: Alexis Vallario

4th Floor

610 5th Ave

New York

Absa Securities United Kingdom Limited and Absa Bank Limited New York are wholly owned subsidiaries of Absa Group Limited.

The Absa Securities UK office in London is a representative office designed to offer our Corporate and Investment Banking client sales and service solutions on the African continent. If you are a Absa personal banking customer in need of assistance click here to connect with us.

Our strategic collaborations and sponsorships give access
to a corridor of possibilities

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Invest Africa

Absa Bank and Invest Africa Collaboration

We are pleased to announce our strategic collaboration with Invest Africa.

The new alliance combines Absa Group’s position as experts in providing a gateway to opportunities in Africa with Invest Africa’s well-established network, to promote trade and investment across Africa.

Invest Africa is a leading business and investment platform, using over 60 years’ experience in Africa to provide their members with unique information and exposure to business opportunities.


2022 Conclave on India Africa Growth Partnership

Enabling economic growth between India and Africa

Absa Corporate and Investment Banking is proud to connect India to Africa through the 2022 CII. The conclave is a space that continues to prepare the ground for impactful cross-border collaboration and dialogue. The conclave equally encourages Indian companies to establish a footprint in Africa and continues to cultivate growth between both regions.

Upward view of Shibuya buildings during sunset.


A Global Think Tank with Pan-African relevance

The Covid-19 pandemic offers a unique window of opportunity to accelerate the shift towards a more sustainable and inclusive world that is built on equitable and mutually beneficial economic collaborations.

Absa Corporate and Investment Banking is proud to be part of a unique dialogue which aims to foster long-term growth of strategic trade and economic relations between Europe and Africa.



Empowering and strengthening economic relations between South Africa, Middle East and Asia by promoting trade, investment, finance and industry.

This year, in association with Absa Corporate and Investment Banking, SACHAM-sg and the SACHAM in South Korea, we’re excited to be hosting a webinar that will facilitate an informative discussion on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and share the opportunities it presents for global businesses. The webinar will also unpack
what the AfCFTA is about, explore how global corporates & multinationals can benefit from it, issue a progress update from the 1st of January 2021, and look at what the future has in store.

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