Kailas Bergman

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SA mining at risk of missing out on benefits of global commodities uptick

By | 2018-03-07T12:02:25+02:00 January 24th, 2017|Finance, General, Mining, Resources|

By Paul Miller, Mining Investment Banker at Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking Despite the steady, albeit gradual, improvement currently occurring in many sectors of the global commodities markets, the South African economy risks missing out on the growth benefits this could, and should, present. That’s because the next 12 to 18 months are stacking up [...]

The roadmap for 2017

By | 2017-03-02T20:53:54+02:00 January 18th, 2017|Markets and Research|

By: Neels Heyneke, Senior Strategist and Mehul Daya, Strategy: Research Analyst at Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking Our long-term view remains that the investment landscape will remain challenging in this ‘Post-Debt Super-Cycle’ world and we believe that the drivers of the markets will be more difficult to identify (2016 was proof of that). We remain long-term dollar bulls because [...]

The next investment frontier: Water

By | 2018-03-07T11:54:17+02:00 December 7th, 2016|Finance, General, Investment Banking, Resources|

But who to contract with?   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-TUfP2mzEQ Companies that operate in the water space should get together and engage government on the formation of one central, controlling body with which the private sector can partner to tackle the country’s deepening water problem. This was the message of Fred Platt, CEO of listed infrastructure [...]

New R1bn Umhlanga development shows Nedbank’s commitment to KwaZulu-Natal economy

By | 2017-03-02T20:54:08+02:00 December 5th, 2016|Finance, General, Investment Banking|

Nedbank announced that it has committed to investing R1bn into a new mixed-use office and retail development in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, which is currently under construction. The  iconic Park Square development, which is located in the fast-growing Umhlanga Parkside node adjacent to CJ Saunders Park and opposite the Gateway Theatre of Shopping Centre, will have a [...]

Strategy still more important than fuel efficiency when acquiring aircraft

By | 2017-03-02T20:54:09+02:00 November 23rd, 2016|Finance, General, Investment Banking|

By James Geldenhuys, Head: Aircraft Finance at Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking For any business, acquiring a high value asset typically involves much deliberation and challenging choices. When your business is an airline and the asset is an aircraft that is vital to your continued operations - but comes with a hefty price tag of anything up [...]


By | 2018-03-07T11:56:32+02:00 November 17th, 2016|General, Investment Banking, Resources|

  The private sector is ready and willing to work together with the government in partnerships that could help stem the shrinking water supply in South Africa. Mike Peo, Head of Infrastructure, Energy and Telecoms at Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, sees great opportunities in this space. “Both water and energy are reaching critical crisis [...]