Infrastructure and Project Finance

RMB is a leading player in the infrastructure and project finance sectors and has closed a number of deals and landmark projects in over 15 African countries over the past couple of decades. Our experienced, multi-disciplinary infrastructure finance team provides funding solutions across all key infrastructure sectors, including: public-private-partnerships, power, renewable energy, road, rail, ports, water, ICT, industrial and manufacturing facilities and state-owned enterprises.

Leveraged Finance

We develop and structure innovative, multi-disciplinary and integrated financial solutions for clients (equity sponsors and investment holding companies) wishing to implement and effect:

  • Corporate acquisitions
  • Balance sheet optimisation
  • Recapitalisations
  • Management buy-outs
  • Leveraged buy-outs

Structured Asset Finance

Our dealmakers have extensive experience in originating and executing innovative structured transactions in Africa. The highly qualified and experienced team specialises in providing structured term-funding and off-balance sheet finance solutions to acquire or use movable assets.

Our extensive product offering enables us to offer bespoke solutions for:

  • Aircraft Finance (commercial and private)
  • Mining Asset Finance
  • Rail Finance
  • Structured, Big-ticket Leasing and Lease Discounting Transactions
  • Structured Debt Solutions of asset-intensive corporates

Our funding solutions vary from straightforward term loans to customised, multi-jurisdictional structures, incorporating finance across the debt-to-equity spectrum.

Debt Capital Markets

Our multi-disciplinary Debt Capital Markets (DCM) team offers corporate clients (including state-owned enterprises and sovereigns) in sub-Saharan Africa on- and off-balance sheet financing solutions to meet their capital raising requirements. The team works across multiple sectors, asset classes and currencies, has specialist legal and regulatory skills, and has strong relationships with rating agencies.

Real Estate Investment Banking

We are active in all areas of the real estate finance market, ranging from the funding of shopping centres and office developments, to the structuring of long-term debt solutions for the listed property sector and owners of large, unlisted portfolios. We actively pursue real estate development opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa. We offer both equity (through RMB Westport) and debt financing for real estate.

Our business activities span all real estate sub-sectors (commercial, industrial, retail, hospitality and large residential projects) and include:

  • Transaction origination
  • Participating in multi-lender transactions
  • Structuring and arranging senior and mezzanine debt funding solutions
  • Underwriting and distribution solutions

Resource Finance

We have been providing investment banking and financial risk solutions to the mining industry since our formation in 1977. Our capabilities in this sector enable us to offer a wide range of products, including:

  • Early stage equity
  • Project finance
  • Corporate finance and advisory
  • Asset backed finance
  • Currency and commodities services
  • Structured trade finance
  • Equity and debt capital markets
  • Transactional services

Our team comprises talented individuals who provide our mining clients with the best solutions to their financial requirements. Our in-house skills cover all aspects of each transaction, including mining, processing, environmental, accounting, tax and legal aspects.