Planning is more important than prediction for Africa’s property sector now

By | 2020-06-25T12:03:20+02:00 June 25th, 2020|Sustainable Business|

By Gerhard Zeelie; Head of Property Finance Africa: Nedbank CIB An understandable response to the economic fallout of Covid-19 is for governments, industries and businesses trying to predict the path that the global economy will take in the coming months and years. However, given that this is a challenging exercise at best, it's probably a [...]

WATCH: It’s not just about mining, but forging Africa’s growth

By | 2020-06-11T14:49:24+02:00 March 19th, 2020|Mining and Resources, Watch This|

The African Mining Week is dedicated to the development of mining projects in Africa. From sustainable green operations to growth in South Africa and on the continent, investors and industry assemble to discuss opportunities and challenges facing the industry. Watch now for more expertise and insights, and let us know what you think in the [...]

Quality of Africa’s resources hold investor interest

By | 2020-06-09T12:21:43+02:00 February 3rd, 2020|Mining and Resources|

Investors will always gravitate towards good orebodies and, owing to the quality of prospectivity in certain African regions, the continent still holds the interest of investors, says Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) mining analyst Arnold van Graan. “However, with the increase in resource nationalism, increased tax and royalty burdens, as well as other challenges, [...]

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

By | 2020-07-14T14:20:47+02:00 January 14th, 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 [...]

Three essential considerations when planning to invest in property in Africa

By | 2020-06-12T15:15:24+02:00 October 22nd, 2019|Investment Banking|

By Gerhard Zeelie; Head of Property Finance Africa: Nedbank CIB It's no secret that Africa can be a challenging place to do business. Property investment is certainly not exempt from these often unique challenges, however, given the significant, and growing, number of opportunities available in many African countries, the rewards to be gained from such [...]

Nedbank cements footprint in Africa by securing ground-breaking property finance deals

By | 2020-06-12T15:16:01+02:00 August 5th, 2019|Sustainable Business|

  Nedbank CIB has taken its strategic goal of investing for growth into Africa to new heights with the conclusion of the Centum Investment Company Plc Real Estate deal in Kenya worth a substantial value. Centum Investment Company Plc, commonly known as Centum, is a public East African investment company which operates as an affiliate [...]