Finance

Monthly Insights: July 2019

By | 2019-09-10T12:25:19+02:00 July 22nd, 2019|Finance, General, Watch This|

  Executive Summary The World Bank reduced its growth forecasts in June due to the trade conflict between the US and China – between them, the two countries account for more than a third of global economic activity. Global growth is now forecast at just 2.6% for 2019 from 2.9% previously forecast. The [...]

Sustainable Solutions. Sustainable Returns.

By | 2019-06-27T09:57:39+02:00 June 27th, 2019|Finance, General, Renewable Energy|

If you can see how green energy can grow your business, then you’ll see the bigger picture. That wind and water could unleash unlimited watts, and the sun can light up the dark. Because when you look at the world differently you’ll see that financial expertise can generate profit without costing the earth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yf5dG2rIpbs [...]

Sustainable societies lead to sustainable returns.

By | 2019-06-27T10:04:59+02:00 June 26th, 2019|Finance, General, Renewable Energy|

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. It’s what makes us different, and it’s why we’re the first bank in SA to issue renewable-energy bonds. Through renewable-energy bonds, Nedbank CIB is helping to build a low-carbon economy, reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and significantly benefiting the environment. We’re proving that green projects [...]

Green Bonds offer effective ways to bridge the gap between sustainable development intention and action

By | 2019-06-12T09:47:51+02:00 June 7th, 2019|Finance, General, Renewable Energy|

  By Bruce Stewart; Head: Debt Capital Market Origination and Arvana Singh; Principal: Debt Capital Market Origination, Nedbank CIB Modern businesses increasingly recognise that their sustained success is contingent on their ability to deliver real and lasting value to the society in which they exist; and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer a [...]

M&A activity to remain subdued until a measure of certainty is restored in SA

By | 2019-05-29T09:25:38+02:00 May 23rd, 2019|Featured, Finance, General|

By Tapiwa Shamu, Principal: Corporate Finance; Nedbank CIB. After what can only be described as a difficult year for mergers and acquisitions in SA in 2018 (total number of deals announced were 517 in 2018 compared to 588 in 2017, total value down from R637 billion to R610 billion in the same period (Gleason Publications, 2018), [...]