Is mining in South Africa a sunset industry?

By | 2020-02-17T13:30:03+02:00 February 5th, 2020|Mining and Resources|

By Greg Webber; Co-Head of Mining and Resources: Nedbank CIB  Recently, for the first time in the history of gold mining in Africa, South Africa toppled from its position as the biggest gold producer on the continent, as production figures coming out of Ghana revealed it has now assumed that number one spot. While this [...]

Nedbank Mining and Resources

By | 2020-02-17T13:28:49+02:00 February 5th, 2020|Mining and Resources, Watch This|

Nedbank CIB’s experience and commitment to innovation in the mining, mining services, chemicals and downstream metal beneficiation sectors drives our Mining and Resources team to create unique financing solutions that best suit our clients’ needs in South Africa and in Continental Africa.   For more info from the team, investigate Mining and [...]

Don’t underestimate the importance and value of an experienced financial partner when mining in Africa

By | 2020-02-17T13:27:13+02:00 February 3rd, 2020|Mining and Resources|

By Nivaash Singh; Co-head of Mining and Resources Finance; Nedbank CIB While not without its own set of unique challenges, Africa currently offers a very compelling mining proposition with a number of excellent prospects in many parts of the continent. These include a very strong growth story in West Africa at the moment, and solid [...]

Quality of Africa’s resources hold investor interest

By | 2020-02-17T13:26:39+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, [...]

Daily Market Commentary – 14 June

By | 2019-06-14T09:18:48+02:00 June 14th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yield curve bear steepens as concerns over global trade persists USDZAR holds steady going into the long weekend Oil headed for a weekly decline as the tanker attacks in the Middle East provided only a relatively small boost to prices that have been hammered by a deepening [...]

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|Uncategorized|

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), [...]