INVESTMENT BANKING

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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Leading-edge thinking from our team of financial and sector experts.

INVESTMENT BANKING | EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS

The Foschini Group – ZAR 3.95 billion Rights Offer

The largest fully underwritten rights offer in 2020, ensuring a strengthened balance sheet well-positioned for resilience and growth opportunities

NVESTMENT BANKING | EQUITY CAPITAL FUND

Harmony Gold – ZAR3.5 billion Accelerated Bookbuild

The first material capital raise for an acquisition since the start of the South African COVID-19 related lockdown

INVESTMENT BANKING | EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS

Growthpoint Properties – ZAR 4.3 billion Accelerated Bookbuild

The largest accelerated bookbuild offering in 2020 and the largest equity raise since the start of the South African COVID-19 related lockdown, in support of the company’s strategy to reduce leverage, retain operating flexibility and continue development and investment activities

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