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.

Tshepo Ncube shares how Absa International brings the corridors to Africa and Africa to the corridors as the gateway to multinationals in Africa.
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A truly African Bank

Absa CIB is a proudly pan-African bank, with 150 years of heritage. Our co-ordinated regional capabilities across 12 markets and on-the-ground-presence in 10 African countries enables us to provide our international clients with a direct corridor to the continent.

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Unlock value

As one of Africa's largest listed banking groups, we harness our deep understanding of investment flows, market participants, and sector trends to unlock value for our clients across the continent.

In leveraging our multi-disciplinary debt, trade and equity risk specialists and Africa-region expertise in regulatory issues across various jurisdictions, we are able to serve our global clients in assisting them to navigate opportunities and mitigate risks.

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A single point of contact

Our representative offices in London, New York and Beijing provide a single point of contact for pan-African access, enabling our team to interact with and support our corporate and institutional clients directly at their head-quarter bases and decision-making locations and facilitating international capital flow into Africa through global investors.

Meet our leadership team

Cheryl Buss

Chief Executive, Absa International

Tshepo Ncube

Head: International Coverage, Absa CIB

"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." - Cheryl Buss

London

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Absa Securities
United Kingdom Limited

40 Bank Street
London
E14 5NR

New York

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Absa Securities
610 5th Ave,
Suite 405,
New York, NY,
10020

Beijing

Chinacoverage@absa.africa

Representative office
Guanghua Ocean
International Center

9th Floor, Tower AB Office Park,
10 Jintong West Road

Chaoyang District Beijing,
100020

Middle East Asia

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Operating from:
Absa
15 Alice Lane
Sandton
South Africa

Key Benefits

• 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 through our representative 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

Our comprehensive product offerings

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 If you are a Absa personal banking customer in need of
assistance click here to connect with us.

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.

Related Insights

Absa Group Exco and Board have confirmed that China will be our next location for expansion as part our international strategy and expansion ambitions

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A pathway to African prosperity

We are delighted to announce the imminent opening of our local office in the People’s Republic of China. Absa Group Exco and Board have confirmed that China will be our next location for expansion as part our international strategy and expansion ambitions.

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

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

Explore more Absa International insights, events and experiences

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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.

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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.

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Ambrosetti

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.

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SACHAM

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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