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Providing progressive solutions in the agri sector

19 Mar 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
RMB Ventures, in a consortium, recently led the management buy-out of AfriKelp, a uniquely South African business focused on sustainable and ecologically-friendly solutions for the global agricultural sector.

RMB facilitates funding for small renewable energy projects

4 Mar 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
The First Fund, created with a R1bn contribution from Rand Merchant Bank, removes some of the financing obstacles private power plants face.

RMB unlocks Pareto’s debut offshore investment

23 Jan 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
RMB arranges and funds a multi-currency, multi-jurisdictional funding package to finance Pareto’s investment into Atterbury Europe.

RMB supports regional growth by funding large-scale resource projects

22 Oct 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk   1
Expects development of the oil and gas sector in sub-Saharan Africa to have a significant impact.

Virgin Atlantic receives Airbus A350 junior funding

7 Oct 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
RMB’s Aviation Finance Euro mandate kicks off with 12 year junior debt support for new widebody aircraft.

Clover transaction highlights value of South African companies

2 Oct 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk   3
RMB acted as financial advisor, lender and structuring bank to Milco, the consortium of international investors, in acquiring 100% of Clover.

Where to Invest in Africa 2020

19 Sep 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk   1
Morocco overtakes South Africa in the RMB investment attractiveness rankings.

Infrastructure trends across sub-Saharan Africa

4 Sep 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk   1
A key sector in crystallising the continent’s growth potential.

RMB enables merger of four BEE renewable energy companies

28 Aug 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
Proudly financed by RMB, iThokazi is now one of South Africa’s largest 100% black-owned renewable energy producers.

RMB assists Africa Finance in issuing new eurobond

26 Aug 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
RMB and four other joint lead managers arrange $650m eurobond issuance on behalf of Africa Finance Corporation.

NCP Alcohols to get plant upgrade in SA

1 Aug 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
RMB helps to arrange financing for the deal.

RMB helps set benchmark for inclusive growth in SA real estate

26 Jun 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
Rand Merchant Bank helps to cement strategic partnership between Atterbury Property Fund and Talis Holdings.

SA grain storage gets big boost

13 Jun 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
RMB helped establish an entirely new infrastructure asset class, creating a platform for growth and transformation in the agricultural sector.

Developing innovative funding models for renewable energy

11 Jun 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk   1
A look at developments in the South African renewable energy sector, and the pioneering funding models underpinning its success.

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