DEALS | 30 OCTOBER 2021 East Africa Breweries Deal Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Insights and Events > East Africa Breweries Deal SHARE Absa acted as sole transaction advisor and bookrunner on East African Breweries PLC(EABL) KES 11bn 5-year medium term note issuance, listed on the NSE. This high-profile transaction, which attracted total bids of nearly KES 38bn representing an overall subscription rate of 345%, is the largest non-infrastructure corporate bond issued in Kenya. As Africa continues to innovate and grow, Absa strong regional presence and valuable network of international relationships continues to propel and support our clients’ expansion ambitions East African Breweries Limited is a holding Company with subsidiaries involved in the marketing, production and distribution and collection of brands that range from beer, spirits to adult non-alcoholic drinks. That’s Africanacity! #AfricaExpertise Contact: Kumeshen Naidoo https://cib.absa.africa/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/file_example_MP3_700KB.mp3 Related Articles EVENT The Pan-African bank that drives innovative solutions Absa will participate in and sponsor the 2nd CII Summit on Innovative Financing Partnership with Africa on 24 – 25 November 2021. EVENT Champagne Tasting Sheet Download this handy tasting sheet to record your impressions of your Champagne tasting journey. CHAMPAGNE We let our wines do the talking Interview with Antoine Roland-Billecart Deputy General Manager There are days when we just love our job, and this was one of them! We had the pleasure of interviewing Antoine via Zoom, while sitting in our wonderful new office at the Old Mill in Stellenbosch. Clear blue skies and a curious sunbird provided a congenial backdrop to our chat about Champagne, all in that charming French accent! The only improvement would have been if we were actually sitting in Champagne. Oh wait… our Club Champagne founder is there right now, but more on that later. CHAMPAGNE Champagne – it’s for sharing! Interview with Pierre Hermé by Bulles & Millésimes Pierre Hermé is world famous for his macaroons and pastry… and he has a passion for Champagne. He was awarded the title of World's Best Pastry Chef in 2016 by the World's 50 Best Restaurants and as the fourth most influential French person in the World by Vanity Fair in 2016.