INVESTMENT BANKING | EQUITY CAPITAL FUND | 19 JANUARY 2021 Growthpoint Properties (Growthpoint) – R4.3 billion Accelerated Bookbuild Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Insights and Events > Growthpoint Properties – ZAR 4.3 billion Accelerated Bookbuild SHARE Growthpoint Properties (Growthpoint) – R4.3 billion Accelerated Bookbuild Growthpoint is the largest JSE primary listed REIT, with c.R160.5 billion in group property asset value. In November 2020, Growthpoint raised ZAR 4.3 billion via an accelerated bookbuild. The capital raise ensured that Growthpoint was able to reduce its leverage and maintain its strong balance sheet to provide mobility for its ongoing development and investment activities. Absa acted as joint Bookrunner for the R4.3 billion accelerated bookbuild. Contact: Samira Hassanally, Head of Equity Capital Markets to find out more. 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.