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Corporate & Investment Banking / 11-07-24 / Shelly Nxumalo

Standard Bank fuels Motus' growth ambitions with £150m multi-currency facility

“Over the years, we’ve worked with Motus to achieve important milestones in their business, most notably, its unbundling from Imperial in 2018 and arranging their first ZAR-based sustainability-linked syndicated loan funding in the South African…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 19-06-24 / Chris Smit

FNB sees increased demand of Krugerrands on its trading platforms

“FNB currently holds over R1 billion worth of coins in its portfolio on behalf of its clients. This milestone underscores the trust that clients have placed in FNB as their preferred financial and investment partner. This further demonstrates…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 23-05-24 / Bobby Madhav

Bobby Madhav | Nine reasons why digitisation is vital to ensure resilient supply chains

"The simple reality is that trade disruptions come in many forms, from natural disasters and geopolitical crises, to trade conflicts and even pandemics; and in all these scenarios, a strong supply chain is required to keep a business running,…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 10-05-24 / Chris Smit

Standard Bank highlights mutual partnerships, economic opportunities at U.S.-Africa summit

“In an environment where not everything is consistent, we see the industry relying on consistency. If there is something that can be done for AGOA that creates dependable protocols, it would be extremely beneficial.” says Anne Aliker, the bank’s…

Corporate & Investment Banking / 10-04-24 / Gareth Matthews & Renzi Thirumalai

The importance of redefining private banking

"Our financial decisions are deeply intertwined with how we want to live our lives, provide for our families, and achieve our personal and financial ambitions. Amassing wealth is about much more than numbers in an account – it represents the…

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,”…