Despite the challenging economic environment experienced over the last three years, the East African property market is one that appears to be offering some exciting potential for patient investors. While Emerging Market property faces certain headwinds including inflationary pressures, rising global interest rates and liquidity squeezes, there are reasons to feel optimistic about the sector as a whole.

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If Africa is serious about maximising its exposure to the resource sector over the coming decade, a clear strategy relating to nickel, copper and lithium will be critical.

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NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY Banking on metals of the future Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Latest Insights Lists Shirley Webber Managing Principal, Head: Resources & Energy SHARE The next decade will be pivotal for the mining sector in Africa and there are numerous reasons to feel optimistic about deal-flow and transactions on the…

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INSIGHTS | 14 APRIL 2022 2021 MSCI South Africa Annual Property Index returns show the sector recovered to a positive return of 5.3% Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Latest Insights Lists Klaus-Dieter Kaempfer Head: Commercial Property Finance and Equity Investments, Absa SHARE The IMF’s January 2022 World Economic Outlook forecasts global…

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Small-Medium Enterprises are strategic drivers to most African economies and the livelihoods of many. However, more needs to be done to support these cornerstones of growth across the continent.

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South Africa is globally recognised as having one of the most resilient, well-capitalised and technically competent banking sectors in the world. These skills have been honed through a variety of different economic cycles and allow our teams to work on large deals – but who manages the risk when a sector or the economy as a whole hits an unexpected speed bump?

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EVENT: 8 – 9 March 2022 Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa Conference Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Latest Insights Lists 8 – 9 March 2022 Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa Conference We are thrilled to be the platinum and ESG sponsor of the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2022 conference. At this year’s…

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EVENTS The Infrastructure Program as a catalyst to unlock local industrial capacity Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Latest Insights Lists Lulama Tlakula Senior Banker: Public Sector and Growth Capital at Absa Corporate and Investment Banking SHARE For us to successfully rebuild and reignite our economy, we need to reimagine our economic structures and…

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EVENTS Bravely building economic prosperity Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Latest Insights Lists SHARE Celebrating 10 years of Beyond the Budget, aiming to strengthen economic reform. For 10 years we have been hosting and facilitating critical yet strategic dialogues between our clients and key stakeholders, actively collaborating in navigating economic uncertainties. Infrastructure Programme…

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