07 FEBRUARY 2024

Africa Fintech

Supporting the growth and development of the African Fintech sector

We are committed to identifying and supporting fintech-related advisory opportunities. From facilitating mergers and acquisitions to capital raising in both public and private markets, our role extends beyond traditional banking boundaries. We navigate the intricacies of balance sheet lending and foster joint venture conversations within the broader Absa Group, ensuring a comprehensive approach to our clients' needs.

Africa Fintech in 2024 Webinar

Our Africa Fintech in 2024 webinar,  featured distinguished industry experts sharing profound insights into the trends, challenges, and opportunities within the African fintech landscape.

It presented a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors, and those keen on gaining comprehensive insights into the future of African fintech.

Upcoming Event


Africa Tech Summit, Nairobi

We are a proud sponsor of the Africa Tech Summit happening in Nairobi, Kenya from 14 to 15 February 2024.

Fintech is a new vertical that Absa is investing and paying increasingly more attention to, particularly as we see banks, telcos and fintech innovators starting to play more integrated roles in the economy. Our role is to identify and support the execution of fintech-related advisory opportunities, including mergers and acquisitions and capital raising in public and private markets. Hear more from Adesoji Solanke, our Head of Fintech Investment Banking Origination.

Meet the team


Hasnen Varawalla

Managing Director, Co-Head: Investment Banking Origination


Adesoji Solanke

Director: Head of Fintech, Investment Banking Origination


Lefa Moeketsi

Fintech IB Origination and Business Development, Investment Banking Origination


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