Unlocking value and opportunities in Africa

Trading as Absa Securities UK, our presence in the United Kingdom will help you, our Corporate and Investment Banking clients, unlock value and opportunities in the growing vibrant African economies and businesses. We work across key sectors, including power, utilities and infrastructure, natural resources, automotive and healthcare.

Absa Securities UK is a 100% owned subsidiary of Absa Bank Limited.

Our London-based corporate and investment banking team has the expertise, insight and relationships to offer select opportunities for our clients, offshore investors and corporate institutions seeking to invest in Africa.

Through our London office, we help to make your ambition to expand in Africa a reality and can operate at the core of your Africa strategy. Our focus is on turning your risks into opportunities by leveraging our local expertise, so that you can concentrate on your business. And by being close to your operations, you know that you have a partner at your side.

Our global clients benefit from:

  • A proudly African bank with global connectivity
  • A differentiated local proposition with a proven track record in presence markets
  • Skilled on-the-ground expertise
  • A single point of contact for pan-Africa business
  • Direct engagement where your decision making happens
  • Thought leadership on key sectors and operating at the core of your Africa strategy
  • In excess of 100 years of experience on the African continent for seamless local execution
  • Robust understanding of each unique environment and associated risks, thereby offering a differentiated service and experience
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory and market practices across Africa
  • Effective control via our globally competitive treasury management solutions
  • The ability to turn risks into opportunities through aligned delivery – our unique solutions across your value chain provide you with confidence and comfort to best serve and deliver on the needs of your colleagues and your clients
  • Leading industry and product expertise, with substantial product R&D investments
  • A focus on bringing the best of innovation to our clients through Innovation Accelerator and dedicated teams.

We support your strategy with a comprehensive product offering, including:

  • Liquidity management
    Overnight and term deposits as well as money market funds
  • Cash management
    Common internet front-end, a wide variety of collections and payments instruments, SWIFT capability, and the largest branch network in Africa
  • Trade and working capital
    Working capital financing, distributor and supplier financing, asset financing, bonds, guarantees and indemnities, and import/export financing
  • Risk management
    Full FX and interest rate capabilities, a well-rated risk management bank (number 1 in South Africa), as well as full hedging product capabilities to the extent possible in each country
  • Investment banking
    Full capabilities delivered from South Africa across the region, including advisory (in areas including mergers and acquisitions, and equity capital markets), financing solutions (across LCM, debt capital markets, leveraged finance and project finance), and sales, trading and leading research
Absa Securities United Kingdom Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm no 808323). Calls may be recorded for security and regulatory purposes. Absa Securities United Kingdom Limited, registered in the United Kingdom no. 11095672 with its registered office at 40 Bank Street, London E14 5NR is a subsidiary of Absa Bank Limited, with company registration number: 1986/004794/06. 
To read our Privacy Policy, please click here.

The Absa Securities UK office in London is a representative office designed to offer our Corporate and Investment Banking client sales and service solutions on the African continent. If you are a Absa personal banking customer in need of assistance please use the following contacts.

Change to something extraordinary

Contact: Ann McSharry

+44 203 961 6030

Absa Securities United Kingdom Limited

40 Bank Street
E14 5NR

International customers for digital banking

Telephone: 08600 08600 | +27 (0) 011 501 5110

Hours: 7 days a week 24 hours a day

For complaints, please email CEO@absa.co.za