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SA needs a collaborative, proactive approach to sustainable water resilience

By | 2018-09-19T06:06:18+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Agriculture, Finance, General|

By Brad Pearse; Principal - Private Equity: Nedbank CIB The decent rains that have fallen in the Western Cape in recent months have helped to push out the feared ‘Day Zero’ and alleviated the immediate water access concerns of residents in the region. However, while they brought much needed short-term relief, the increasingly intermittent nature [...]

Nedbank CIB and Aerobotics make the benefits of AgTech real for farmers around the world

By | 2018-10-19T10:35:19+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Featured, General, Innovative Disruption, Watch This|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYAtlnAQSpA   What started as an experiment between Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (Nedbank CIB) and South African-based pest and disease management company, Aerobotics, has been commercialised into a precision farming solution. Our agri clients can now harness drone technology to assess tree crop health, identify pests and diagnose diseases. As part of [...]

Monthly Insights: September 2018

By | 2018-09-11T14:32:59+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Finance, General, Markets and Research, Watch This|

  Executive Summary ·        SA GDP growth is expected to rebound, albeit marginally, in 2Q18, mainly as a result of the low base effect afforded by the deep 1Q18 contraction. The Nedbank Group Economic Unit forecasts 2Q18 growth at 0.2% quarter-on-quarter, before recovering modestly in the following two quarters. ·        A burning issue at the moment [...]

Disruption success isn’t so much about how you approach it; just that you do.

By | 2018-09-11T08:16:22+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|General, Innovative Disruption|

  By Stuart van der Veen; Head of  Disruption & Innovation: Nedbank CIB and Janade du Plessis; Head of Principal & Alternative Investment: Nedbank CIB While the initial response by large corporations to innovative and technological disruption largely focused on the wholesale acquisition of new industry entrants, this is not a sustainable approach. As new [...]

Global pharmaceutical giant, Aspen, and Nedbank CIB close EUR3,4bn multi-currency funding deal

By | 2018-09-11T08:17:32+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Finance, General|

The international group, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings, recently appointed Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB), together with MUFG Bank Ltd, to act as joint mandated facility coordinator, lead arranger and bookrunner for the provision of multi-currency syndicated funding facilities worth a total of approximately EUR3,4bn. In addition to successfully facilitating the completion of the syndicated funding [...]