Our development finance solutions open possibility for you and your business. We work with you to tailor the ideal funding structure for your development needs, which could include expanding infrastructure, acquiring or replacing assets, or financing projects.
Work with a top lender in sub-Saharan Africa
We are a leading global arranger and underwriter of debt capital in high-yield markets and our team ranks among the top lenders in sub-Saharan Africa. We are industry leaders in originating, structuring, executing and distributing all types of funding across a number of specialist sectors, with expertise in corporates, financial sponsors and financial institutions.
We cater for developments and investments across Africa
Our footprint stretches across South Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. We also offer cross-border funding solutions in other jurisdictions.
Our property segments include retail, office, industrial, residential (with a specific focus on affordable housing) and specialised properties.
Our partners across Africa over the past 100 years include:
- Business owners
- Listed clients
These partnerships have been made possible by our dedicated team of property finance experts with extensive experience in structuring tailor-made, innovative financing solutions.
Absa offers structured solutions for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), institutional and professional investors, private equity funds and large developers. These solutions range from debt to equity as well as risk management solutions, combined with an entire banking value chain.
Other debt products include the below:
- Investments Loans
- Development Loans
- Mortgage-backed Business Loans
- Lease Discounting
- Vacant Land
Keep your business moving
We provide flexible asset finance solutions across a number of asset categories. Our offering includes Instalment Sale Agreements, Financial and Operating Leases, and Sale and Leaseback Agreements.
Go straight to the top
Our Debt Capital Markets and Loan Capital Market teams rank among the top lenders in our field.
Our debt products include commercial paper, corporate, hybrid and municipal bonds, and structured finance, supported by services across origination, structuring, syndication and secondary trading for corporate, public sector and financial institution clients.
Leading access to investment capital
Our equity capital markets capabilities span access to pools of capital for investment on the continent from investors based in Africa and globally. We have participated in listings on African and international exchanges. Our competencies include initial public offerings, rights issues, follow-on offerings and convertible bonds.
Experts you can trust
We support your business aspirations with project finance deals and provide risk-management solutions across interest-rate, commodity-price and currency hedging.
Our services range from project finance advisory, debt-arranging, underwriting and syndication services, right through to agent and account banking services, supported by products including:
- Project finance term loans
- Reserve-based lending facilities
- Export credit agency-backed loans
- Revolving credit facilities
- Bridge loans
- Mezzanine financing facilities
- Working capital facilities for project companies