Sustainable Business

Tax and forex in Africa: A property investor’s perspective

By | 2020-06-12T15:11:57+02:00 June 4th, 2020|Investment Banking, Sustainable Business|

By Gerhard Zeelie; Head of Property Finance Africa: Nedbank CIB A combination of recent political volatility, regulatory uncertainty and slow economic growth in South Africa has meant that many property investors have felt the need to look for opportunities elsewhere in the world to bolster their portfolios while waiting for the country's recovery to gain [...]

Nigeria’s growing appeal as a real estate investment destination

By | 2020-06-10T09:52:16+02:00 June 4th, 2020|Investment Banking, Sustainable Business|

By Gerhard Zeelie, Head of Property Finance Africa: Nedbank CIB As South Africa's medium-term economic growth prospects become increasingly uncertain, many local and international property investors are finding it necessary to shift their focus elsewhere while they wait for stability and a clear growth path to be restored for the country. Possibly as a consequence [...]

Understanding Africa: A property investor’s perspective

By | 2020-06-12T15:13:07+02:00 June 4th, 2020|Investment Banking, Sustainable Business|

By Gerhard Zeelie; Head of Property Finance Africa: Nedbank CIB A combination of political volatility, regulatory uncertainty and economic stagnation has seen South Africa understandably falling out of favour with local and global property investors of late. However, much of the rest of Africa remains a relatively attractive investment proposition across a variety of sectors, [...]

Could Covid-19 be a catalyst for SA’s structural reform?

By | 2020-06-15T13:45:33+02:00 May 31st, 2020|Investment Banking, Sustainable Business|

By Zondi Nduli and Greg Rowan; Nedbank CIB While the impact of Covid-19 is first and foremost a healthcare and humanitarian crisis, the disastrous effect it has had, and will continue to have, on economies, markets, businesses and personal finances is now patently clear. And the mergers and acquisitions sector certainly hasn't escaped the negative [...]

WATCH: Hotel & Hospitality Focus: How will the sector emerge post covid-19 in Africa?

By | 2020-06-02T11:53:08+02:00 May 27th, 2020|Investment Banking, Sustainable Business, Watch This|

What will the impact be on investors, asset owners and operators in the short and medium term? Are we likely to see a slowdown in operators entering new markets, consolidation or widespread closures? Is there an opportunity for rebranding and repositioning in the market? What strategies can be used to drive up demand once lockdown [...]