Advisory Services

Partner with a trusted pan-African advisor to realise opportunities

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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Mergers and Acquisitions

Realise your expansion ambitions across Africa

Absa’s Investment Banking division is a leader in private and public market M&A transactions for clients across Africa. Our bankers work alongside our corporate finance team to originate, innovate, structure and execute solutions on behalf of our clients.

Our M&A capabilities span the entire spectrum of strategic options including acquisitions, mergers, defence, divestitures, fairness opinions, BEE transactions, cross-border transactions, take-privates and leveraged buyouts.

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Sponsor Services

Leverage our expertise for compliant, successful listings

With direct Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) sponsor experience, a strong understanding of the broader regulatory environment in South Africa and relevant commercial and practical experience, our team is positioned to guide clients listed (or to be listed) on the main board and the interest rate market of the JSE.

We fulfil the responsibilities of a principal sponsor and assist our clients in complying with all regulatory, statutory and governance requirements.

Contact Bonnie Brink


Supporting the growth and development of the African Fintech sector

By facilitating mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital market solutions, capital raising in public and private markets, providing funding, offering regulatory guidance, and providing strategic advisory services. The rise of fintech in Africa presents exciting opportunities for investors and fintech companies alike.

As secular tail winds continue to support the adoption of innovative financial technology solutions on the continent, Absa’s Fintech Investment Banking team is well positioned to provide our clients with market-relevant insights and support in of their strategic goals.

Contact Absa Fintech

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