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

By | 2019-05-24T11:52:18+00:00 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), [...]

Monthly Insights: November 2018

By | 2018-11-09T10:44:14+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Markets and Research, Watch This|

    Executive Summary ·   SA’s real economy has presented mixed signals in the high-frequency prints we have seen thus far for Q3. Mining production is likely to represent a key drag on Q3 real GDP growth, while manufacturing production surged by 1.9% in the three months to August and likely contributed positively [...]

Wrap-up video for #TheDisruptionAgenda

By | 2018-10-26T13:48:10+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Innovative Disruption, Watch This|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJxuslCue44 Watch the wrap-up video detailing this world-first event, The Disruption Agenda. Nedbank recently hosted The Disruption Agenda together with Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play - a disruption first for the continent. The aim of the event was to simplify how leading corporates connect to world-class startups. The event brought 10 visionary innovators [...]

#TheDisruptionAgenda: Meet the startup – Dispel

By | 2018-09-20T11:19:08+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Innovative Disruption|

The Disruption Agenda is a Nedbank CIB and Plug and Play Tech Centre initiative that brought 10 visionary startups from across the globe to South Africa to meet with top business leaders. Introducing: Dispel - one of the Top 10 innovators that attended The Disruption Agenda Brothers Ethan and Ian Schmertzler, and their team founded [...]

#TheDisruptionAgenda: A Nedbank CIB and Plug and Play Tech Centre initiative

By | 2018-09-17T15:53:19+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Innovative Disruption|

Plug and Play is the ultimate global innovation platform that connects the world’s most promising startups with large, forward-thinking corporations to solve cross-sector business challenges and drive innovation, disruption and global business transformation. Their main goal is to find, invest in and accelerate great startups. The story of Plug and Play dates back to the [...]

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 [...]