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Corporate & Investment Banking / 19-02-24 / Shelly Nxumalo

Standard Bank partners with Shoprite to support its expansion projet

“We are honoured to play a role in the Shoprite Group’s distribution network expansion, which is aligned with the bank’s strategy of providing our clients with bespoke holistic funding solutions that drive meaningful and sustainable economic…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 23-11-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

RMB acts as joint arranger on South Africa’s inaugural ZAR Al-Ijara Sukuk

"There is a clear gap in the local capital markets for Shari'ah-compliant products – with significant available funds and limited investment opportunities. The ZAR Al-Ijara Sukuk begins to bridge this gap for the Islamic Finance Institutions…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 13-11-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Investec claims multiple accolades at prestigious PWM Global Private Banking Awards

"As the only financial institution in Africa with access to a Swiss banking and wealth management license from Investec Group, we are focused on making the Swiss office a home for our clients’ international assets. This boutique service accommodates…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 05-09-23 / Tommy Jackson

RMB partners with Africa Climate Ventures to drive returns through climate action

“By working closely with Africa Climate Ventures, we believe we can turn climate change from a potential risk to our portfolio into an opportunity for enhanced returns,” says Andrew Aiken, Head of RMB Ventures.

Corporate & Investment Banking / 14-08-23 / Sisanda Ndlovu

Absa CIB banks on digital trade, becoming first African bank to join Contour’s production network

"Absa continues to be at the forefront of digital innovation in Trade, as a mechanism of increasing the availability of Trade Finance and reducing the costs associated with these critical solutions. We are excited to join the Contour network,…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 19-07-23 / Sisanda Ndlovu

RMB advises Scatec on fundraising for roll-out of innovative solar solution across Africa

"At RMB, we remain committed to playing our part in Africa’s energy transition, by supporting companies unlocking positive social and environmental outcomes. In this light we are incredibly proud to have advised Scatec on this landmark transaction,”…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 22-03-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Absa’s expertise powers the continent

“Absa is privileged to have advised and financed Infinity Power on the acquisition of the pan-African Lekela Power renewable energy portfolio in the largest ever transaction of its kind in the sector, on the continent,” says Hasnen Varawalla,…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 16-03-23 / Tommy Jackson

Absa shines in sustainable finance awards

“We are gratified by this recognition, showcasing that we have the expertise, capabilities and balance sheet to undertake significant deals on the continent, especially our track record on leading sustainable finance and ESG solutions offerings…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 02-03-23 / Tau kaVodloza

Strong interim results as RMB invests for impact via sustainable finance, infrastructure

“We are increasingly focused on making a positive, real-world impact by addressing South Africa’s most pressing needs. Working with our clients, through transition advisory and financial support, we want to make a meaningful contribution towards…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 01-03-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Sungeetha Sewpersad appointed as Chief People Officer

"I am beyond excited to join RMB which has always had talent as its key differentiator. I am looking forward to playing a part in creating an environment and culture in which RMB’s people can grow, thrive, and have meaningful impact both personally…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 31-01-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Commentary: Upcoming interest rate decisions by ECB, BOE and the FED

However, in its commentary, Ninety One, an active global investment manager managing £132.4bn in assets, says it would argue that investors should be looking beyond this week’s meetings to those occurring in March, as this is when things will…