INVESTMENT BANKING

Capital Markets

Work with a top-tier African capital raising partner

With an impressive track record in raising debt and equity capital backed by extensive financial capabilities, we are well positioned to develop a bespoke solution for your business. Our African market presence enables us to facilitate cross-border transactions in various currencies, and our international presence provides access to global funding and the realisation of global growth.

debt capital markets

Debt Capital Markets

Partner with an award-winning, pan-African FX expert

Our Debt Capital Markets team ranks among the top arrangers in our field. Our products include commercial paper, corporate bonds, municipal bonds and securitisation – and are supported by services that include origination, structuring, syndication and secondary trading for corporate, public sector and financial institution clients.

We assist our clients to access the debt capital markets in local currency across our presence in African markets or the international debt capital markets through our fully licenced offices in the UK and USA.

Contact Kumeshen Naidoo at kumeshen.naidoo@absa.africa

equity capital markets

Equity Capital Markets

Get leading access to domestic, regional and emerging investment capital

Our equity capital markets capabilities provide access to pools of capital for investment on the continent from local and global investors.

Our competencies include initial public offerings, rights issue advisory and underwriting, follow-on offerings (primary capital raises, secondary placements and marketed offerings), convertible bonds and strategic share buy-backs. We also provide investor relations advisory and corporate access services to leverage interaction with local and global institutional investors.

Contact Samira Hassanally at samira.hassanally@absa.africa

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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

INVESTMENT BANKING | EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS

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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