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AND MANY HAPPY RETURNS (RMB POSITIONS PEERMONT FOR FUTURE GROWTH THROUGH AN INNOVATIVE CAPITAL RESTRUCTURING AND UNDERWRITING OF A NEW ZAR)

RMB positions Peermont for future growth through an innovative capital restructuring and underwriting of a new ZAR term funding package in the refinancing of its offshore bonds.

Rand Merchant Bank advised Peermont on the successful restructuring of its capital structure through an innovative and holistic solution. RMB also acted as sole underwriter and bookrunner, as well as joint mandated lead arranger and funder to the group through a tailored and innovative R4.1-billion term debt solution to refinance its Euro-denominated offshore bonds. The capital structure and funding package gives Peermont the flexibility in order to achieve its future growth ambitions.

Contact Robert Leon on +27 11 282-1815, email Robert.leon@rmb.co.za or Gerhard Botha on +27 11 282-8080, email Gerhard.Botha@rmb.co.za
   
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THINKING. DELIVERED (RMB ADVISED ALL SHAREHOLDERS ON THE SALE OF AFRICA’S LARGEST PRIVATELY OWNED SPECIALIST LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANY, RTT, TO A CONSORTIUM OF PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTORS)

RMB advised all shareholders on the sale of Africa’s largest privately owned specialist logistics and distribution company, RTT, to a consortium of private equity investors.

Rand Merchant Bank negotiated this complex, multi-party deal for the benefit of all parties. The transaction enabled an attractive exit for Actis, RMB, Old Mutual and other shareholders, created tangible wealth in the hands of previously disadvantaged employees and delivered the asset to a consortium of private equity investors including Ethos Private Equity and DPI. RMB is proud to have advised our private equity clients throughout the cycle of their investment.

Contact Gavin Jacobson on +27 11 282-1715, email gavin.jacobson@rmb.co.za or Paul Roelofse on +27 11 11 282-1274, email paul.roelofse@rmb.co.za
   
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3 COUNTRIES. 3 CURRENCIES. 1 SOLUTION. (RMB STRUCTURES, ARRANGES AND CO-ORDINATES THREE MULTI-CURRENCY 5-YEAR UNSECURED LOANS FOR PUMA ENERGY)

RMB structures, arranges and co-ordinates multi-currency 5-year unsecured loan deals for Puma Energy.

Rand Merchant Bank was mandated lead arranger and co-ordinator for a multiple in-country, local currency solution for Puma Energy. It involved three different facilities – a Namibian Dollar facility to Puma Energy Namibia, a Botswana Pula facility to Puma Energy Botswana and a Zambian Kwacha facility to Puma Energy Zambia. All three facilities were structured, arranged and co-ordinated by RMB out of South Africa. This deal demonstrates our capabilities of executing cross border transactions in various jurisdictions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Contact Armond Boshoff on +27 11 282-4971, email armond.boshoff@rmb.co.za or Udo Lucht on +27 11 282-8207, email udo.lucht@rmb.co.z
   
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WITH RMB YOU GET MORE FROM GOLD (RMB LAUNCHES SA'S FIRST KRUGERRAND DENOMINATED BOND)

RMB launches SA's first Krugerrand denominated bond to the value of R12 -billion

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have launched the first Krugerrand denominated bond, listed on the JSE. This 5-year bond combines the benefit of gold price exposure with no management fees or storage costs, while at the same time paying an interest return in gold ounces. Furthermore, at maturity, investors can elect to receive Krugerrands or cash. With Rand Merchant Bank facilitating a market in the bond, this is a new, exciting and innovative gold investment alternative for institutional and retail investors.

Contact Dale Wood on +27 11 282-1711, email dale.wood@rmb.co.za or Ettienne van Wyk on +27 11 269 9140, email ettienne.vanwyk@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB UNLOCKS A WINNING COMBINATION FOR ALEXANDER FORBES (R3.7-BILLION IPO FOR ALEXANDER FORBES)

Rand Merchant Bank acted as joint bookrunner, financial adviser and sponsor to Alexander Forbes for its Initial Public Offering and listing on the JSE.

Building on its long-standing relationship with Alexander Forbes, RMB is proud to have acted as joint bookrunner and sponsor on the landmark listing of the highly-regarded financial services business. The R3.7-billion IPO was one of the largest in South African history. RMB also acted as joint financial adviser on the introduction of Mercer Africa Limited as a 34% strategic investor for R3.3-billion. The listing of Alexander Forbes on the JSE is the culmination of a two year process to restructure the business and maximise value for shareholders.

Contact Krishna Nagar on +27 11 282-1477, email krishna.nagar@rmb.co.za or Stephen Friesenecker on +27 11 282-4505, email stephen.friesnecker@rmb.co.za
   
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A HEALTHY PRESCRIPTION FOR GROWTH (ADVISORY ON MEDICLINIC'S R3.2-BILLION CAPITAL RAISING)

RMB advises Mediclinic on its R3.2 billion capital raising

RMB recently advised Mediclinic on an extremely successful R3.2-billion equity capital raising through an Accelerated Bookbuild Offering, following Mediclinic’s R28 billion balance sheet restructuring in 2012. The offering, which closed in under 3 hours, was significantly oversubscribed, and included substantial participation by local and international investors, allowing Mediclinic to broaden its shareholder base. The transaction highlights the continued strength of RMB, through its RMB Morgan Stanley joint venture, in equity capital markets.

Contact Justin Bothner on +27 11 282 4150 , email justin.bothner@rmb.co.za or Gareth Armstrong on +27 11 282 1819, email gareth.armstrong@rmb.co.za
   
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COMMITTING RESOURCES TO RESOURCES (SOLE MLA AND FUNDER OF R2.5-BILLION FOR SASOL'S MINING INVESTMENT PROJECT IN SECUNDA)

RMB acted as sole mandated lead arranger and lender of R2.5-billion towards Sasol’s R14-billion mining renewal investment project in Secunda.

Rand Merchant Bank provided a R2.5-billion loan to Sasol Mining in support of Sasol’s operational expansion plans in South Africa. This substantial deal not only signifies Sasol’s commitment to the country, but also solidifies the continuing relationship between Sasol and RMB.

Contact Udo Lucht on +27 11 282-8207, email udo.lucht@rmb.co.za or Derrick Carolin on +27 11 282-1057, email derrick.carolin@rmb.co.za
   
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DOUBLE PLATINUM FOR RBPLAT AND RMB (EQUITY CAPITAL RASING FOR RBPLAT'S STYLDRIFT 1 PROJECT)

RMB raises R1.5-billion in equity capital for Royal Bafokeng Platinum’s Styldrift 1 Project.

In a deal that highlights our long-term partnership approach with clients, Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have acted as financial adviser and bookrunner on RBPlat’s R1.5-billion equity capital raising. The capital was raised through the innovative combination of a R700-million Accelerated Bookbuild Offering (ABO) and an R800-million rights offer, which satisfied the requirements of existing major shareholders, but also realised RBPlat’s ambitions to improve free-float and liquidity in its shares. The equity capital raising was extraordinarily successful with both the ABO and rights offer multiple times over-subscribed.

Contact Justin Bothner on +27 11 282-4150, email justin.bothner@rmb.co.za or Gareth Armstrong on +27 11 282-1819, email gareth.armstrong@rmb.co.za
   
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'NEW LIBERTY' FOR LIBERIA (DEBT FUNDING FOR LIBERIA'S FIRST-EVER COMERCIAL GOLD MINE-'NEW LIBERTY')

RMB provided senior and subordinated debt funding to the value of US$56-million, as well as gold hedging solutions, to Aureus Mining for Liberia’s first-ever commercial gold mine – New Liberty Gold Mine.

Rand Merchant Bank provided a comprehensive solution for this ECIC-backed project that will create Liberia’s first commercial gold mine and add a major boost to the West African economy. Demonstrating our appetite and capabilities in cross-border African resource deals, we are proud to have been the mandated lead arranger of this historic deal worth US$100-million.

Contact Sandile Mbulawa on +27 11 282-1020, email sandile.mbulawa@rmb.co.za or William McFerren on +27 11 282-1309, email william.mcferren@rmb.co.za
   
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A PARTNERSHIP THAT IS WORKING FOR AFRICA (DEBUT FINANCING SOLUTION FOR AFC TO FINANCE INFRASTRUCTURE IN AFRICA)

Rand Merchant Bank enables AFC to break new ground in infrastructure development in Africa.

RMB acted as joint initial mandated lead arranger and bookrunner for a debut financing solution for the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). Built on RMB’s relationship with AFC, this innovative solution will enable AFC to break new ground in developing Africa’s infrastructure. This transaction was also voted Best Syndicated Loan 2013 in the EMEA Finance Achievement Awards - proof of RMB’s ability to deliver innovative financing solutions to clients across the continent.

Contact Ian Lessem on +27 11 282-1440, email ian.lessem@rmb.co.za or Labi Williams on +234 (0)1 463-7900, email labi.williams@rmb.com.ng
   
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WHILE YOU’RE RUNNING WITH THE BULLS, WE’LL TAKE CARE OF THE OFFICE

Your partner in complex corporate actions.

RMB Stockbroking Operations (Pty) Ltd is an independent Custody and Settlement (CSA) member of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, specialising in back office settlements for registered stockbrokers. In addition, we have applied our substantial experience in handling and controlling end-to-end solutions to complex corporate actions for corporate advisors and private equity managers.

Contact Gavin van Wyk on +27 11 282-8907, email RMBPrimeservices@rmb.co.za or visit our website on www.rmb.co.za/primeservices
   
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RMB PARTNERS ALCHEMY PROPERTIES IN LANDING SASOL IN SANDTON (FUNDING TO ALCHEMY PROPERTIES FOR SASOLS NEW SANDTON CORPORATE OFFICE)

RMB provides development and term funding to Alchemy Properties for the construction of Sasol’s new Sandton corporate offices.

Building on a long-standing relationship with Alchemy and our expertise in financing urban developments, Rand Merchant Bank took on the role of sole lender and mandated lead arranger, to fund the development of Sasol’s new 67,000m² building in Sandton. The state-of-the-art building will be among South Africa’s largest private, single tenant office developments to date and will be co-owned by the Sasol Pension Fund.

Contact Andrew Robinson on 011 282-8745, email andrew.robinson@rmb.co.za or Mark Fox on +27 11 282-1928, email mark.fox@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB FUNDS PAN-AFRICAN PULLING POWER (FINANCE FOR GPR LEASING AFRICA)

RMB provides US$50-million of traction to the African rail leasing industry.

Rand Merchant Bank acted as mandated lead arranger and funder to a new rail leasing company – GPR Leasing – a joint venture between Grindrod and the Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund (PRIF). RMB’s knowledge of and experience in the African rail industry enabled us to deliver an innovative and industry-first financing solution.

Contact Greg McKenzie on 011 282-8143, email  greg.mckenzie@rmb.co.za or Derrick Carolin on +27 11 282-1057, email derrick.carolin@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB PRIMES MEDIA GIANT FOR DYNAMIC GROWTH (PRIMEDIA CAPITAL STRUCTURE ALIGNMENT)

Rand Merchant Bank facilitates expansion for Primedia.

RMB acted as lead investment bank to Primedia and its shareholders in a transaction that aligned the company’s capital structure with its future growth ambitions and widened its shareholder base. In addition RMB also acted as joint mandated lead arranger, underwriter, bookrunner and lender for the transactions funding package.

Contact Robert Leon on 011 282-1815, email  robert.leon@rmb.co.za or Mzwamadoda Mtongana on +27 11 282-8920, email
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THOUGHT FOR FOOD (AFGRI LTD AQUISITION BY AGRIGROUPE)

RMB acted as financial adviser for the acquisition of AFGRI Ltd by AgriGroupe.

Rand Merchant Bank provided a holistic solution for the purchase of AFGRI Ltd by AgriGroupe (representing a BBBEE group as well as international investors) in a ZAR2.4-billion deal. RMB’s expertise in African and global markets facilitated the transaction and positioned AFGRI Ltd for continued growth and the ability to contribute towards food security throughout Africa.

Contact Puso Manthata on 011 282-8940, email puso.manthata@rmb.co.za  or Kamo Mathibe on
+27 11 282-4496, email kamo.mathibe@rmb.co.za
   
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THE WESTERN CAPE'S LATEST HARVEST-WIND (RENEWABLE ENERGY-GOUDA WIND FARM)

RMB acts as joint mandated lead arranger on the 138MW Gouda wind farm.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to be a lead financing partner on one of the largest wind power projects in the country to date. The project reflects RMB’s commitment to the renewables sector and our ability to successfully conclude major infrastructure projects.

Contact Cindy Govender on 011 282-6348, email cindy.govender@rmb.co.za or Judy Kobus on +27 11 282 4158, email judy.kobus@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB OPENS DOORS TO AFRICA (CHINA AFRICA CORRIDOR)

Rand Merchant Bank has established itself as an innovative investment bank with a track record of experience and connections throughout Africa.

For more than a decade, Rand Merchant Bank has served clients in major financial transactions throughout Africa. We work closely with our clients, providing innovative solutions for their projects or enterprises across the continent. RMB’s reputation is built on trust and forming long term partnerships with our clients.

Contact Erwin Pon on +27 11 282-4202, email erwin.pon@rmb.co.za or
Julia Zhu on +86 21 6210-0909, email zhu.jin@firstrand.co.za
   
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RMB VENTURES BUILDS ON THE STRENGTH OF WORKING TOGETHER (TECHNICRETE, OCON BRICKS AND ROCLA AQUISITION)

RMB Ventures, together with management and Capitalworks, recently acquired Technicrete, Ocon Bricks and Rocla.

RMB Ventures proves its commitment to the development of South African infrastructure through its investment in three distinct, well-known building product brands. The businesses will continue to operate under a streamlined management team. RMB Ventures constantly searches for promising businesses with strong future growth prospects.

Contact Justin Babaya on +27 11 282-8557, email justin.babaya@rmb.co.za or Muhammed Asad Moosa on +27 11 282-8448, email muhammed.moosa@rmb.co.za
   
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BONDING IN ALL THE RIGHT PLACES

Rand Merchant Bank assisted the National Treasury in raising US$2-billion in the international capital markets for South Africa.

Rand Merchant Bank was the joint lead manager and bookrunner, assisting the National Treasury in successfully raising US$2-billion in the offshore markets. The is the largest African sovereign issuance this year, with an order book in excess of US$7-billion. This issuance illustrates RMB’s extensive global reach and expertise.

Contact Ayanda Sisulu-Dunstan on +27 11 269-9721, email ayanda.sisulu@rmb.co.za or Martin Richardson on +44 (0)20 7939-1731, email martin.richardson@rmb.co.uk
   
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THINK AFRICA. THINK RMB (THE BANKER - MOST INNOVATIVE INVESTMENT BANK FROM AFRICA 2013)

Winner of the Most Innovative Investment Bank from Africa – The Banker Investment Banking Awards, 2013.

Rand Merchant Bank has a respected track record of delivering innovative advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investing solutions in Africa. In The Banker Investment Banking Awards 2013, RMB has again won the ‘Most Innovative Investment Bank from Africa’ award – proof of our ability to deliver world-class solutions to corporate and institutional clients across the continent.

Contact For more information on what RMB can do for your business in Africa, please visit www.rmb.co.za
   
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HANDS-ON DEVELOPMENT WITH RMB (REIB CONSOLIDATED DEBT FUNDING)

RMB provides debt funding solutions for commercial real estate throughout Africa.

Working closely with local and international clients, Rand Merchant Bank provides comprehensive financial solutions for prime real estate projects across sub-Saharan Africa. Our multidisciplinary approach, together with our investment banking mindset, enables our clients to drive the ongoing development on the African continent.

Contact Louis Schnetler +27 11 282-1865, email louis.schnetler@rmb.co.za or Borg Sauber +27 11 282-4648, email borg.sauber@rmb.co.za
   
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HOME-GROWN POWER PLANTS

RMB was the sole mandated lead arranger in financing two solar PV power plants – for South Africa, by South Africa.

Rand Merchant Bank applied their expertise in structuring large-scale renewable energy projects to successfully fund two solar projects, in Aurora and Vredendal, using South African made solar PV panels. The deals form part of several large-scale renewable energy projects designed to meet South Africa’s growing energy needs while preserving our nation’s rich natural heritage.

Contact Hugh Hawarden on +27 11 282-8153, email hugh.hawarden@rmb.co.zaor James Price on +27 11 282-4407, email james.price@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB POWERS A POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION TO THE GRID (JASPER SOLAR PV PROJECT)

Rand Merchant Bank finances R2.3-billion Jasper Solar PV Project.

RMB is proud to have acted as sole mandated lead arranger and financier for the 96MW Jasper Solar PV project, located in the Northern Cape. The project is one of the largest of its kind globally, and is being developed under the second round of the SA Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Programme. RMB’s innovative funding solutions include long-term inflation-linked debt, preference shares, working capital and hedging products.

Contact Daniel Zinman on +27 11 282-4271, email daniel.zinman@rmb.co.za or Khetha Mbatha on +27 11 282-1263, email khetha.mbatha@rmb.co.za
   
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N470,000,000,000 FOR NETWORK EXPANSION - TALK ABOUT A BIG DEAL (MTN NIGERIA)

RMB participates in loan facilities totalling US$3-billion (N470,000,000,000) for MTN Nigeria.

Rand Merchant Bank worked closely with MTN Nigeria, as mandated lead arranger of a US$300-million syndicated medium term facility. This facility forms part of the larger US$3-billion loan facility which involved 17 Nigerian and 8 multinational banks. RMB committed US$200-million across both US$ and Naira tranches, which will enable MTN Nigeria to further invest in its network infrastructure to improve telecommunications, data quality and capacity across Nigeria.

Contact Ayodele Olajiga on +234 1 463-7911, email ayodele.olajiga@rmb.com.ng or Keith Webb on +27 11 282-1443, email keith.webb@rmb.co.za
   
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CIPLA MAKES A HEALTHY R4.5-BILLION INVESTMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA (MEDPRO SA ACQUISITION)

Rand Merchant Bank helps Cipla India acquire 100% of Cipla Medpro in a R4.5-billion deal.

In one of the largest single investments by an Indian company on the African continent, RMB is proud to have acted as merchant bank, guarantee provider and FX counterparty for Cipla India’s recent acquisition of 100% of Cipla Medpro South Africa. The deal strengthens Cipla Medpro’s position in South Africa and supports its expansion into Africa, giving the continent access to a wider range of affordable medicines.

Contact Mark Treagus on +27 11 269-9845, email mark.treagus@rmb.co.za or Sriram Narayanan on +91 22 6625-8604, email sriram.narayanan@firstrand.co.in
   
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RMB IS ATTRACTED TO SIERRA LEONE'S IRON ORE INDUSTRY (RESOURCE FINANCE)

RMB served as joint mandated lead arranger in a US$180-million deal for London Mining’s Marampa mine in Sierra Leone.

Rand Merchant Bank provided debt finance to the value of US$50-million over three years as well as hedging finance in an iron ore deal in Sierra Leone. The deal proves RMB’s innovative and comprehensive resources capabilities in the West African mining sector and was completed within three months.

Contact Sandile Mbulawa on +27 11 282-1020, email sandile.mbulawa@rmb.co.za or Henk Deist on +27 11 282-4345, email henk.deist@rmb.co.za
   
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WE'VE DONE A LOT OF BONDING THIS YEAR (CONSOLIDATED BOND ISSUANCES)

Rand Merchant Bank has concluded over R15-billion in corporate bond issuances this year.

RMB continues to lead the advisory, arrangement and facilitation of corporate bonds in South Africa’s debt capital market and has been recognised as the Best Debt Origination Team at the JSE Spire Awards for the past three consecutive years. Our diverse range of clients enjoy access to the capital markets through innovative and comprehensive solutions.

Contact Barry Martin on +27 11 282-8118, email barry.martin@rmb.co.za or Ayanda Sisulu-Dunstan on +27 11 269-9721 or email ayanda.sisulu@rmb.co.za
   
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VUKILE ESCALATES TO A NEW LEVEL WITH RMB

RMB provided the Vukile Property Fund with a multi-disciplinary real estate solution for its recent R2.5-billion property acquisitions.

Rand Merchant Bank recently facilitated two major transactions for Vukile to acquire additional properties, including a 50% undivided stake in the iconic East Rand Mall. These deals have been instrumental in facilitating Vukile’s growth strategy in the South African real estate market, while adding to RMB’s successful track record of providing innovative real estate finance and advisory solutions.

Contact Richard North on +27 11 282-8547, email richard.north@rmb.co.za or
Nic Morris on +27 11 282-1229, email nic.morris@rmb.co.za
   
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KENYA'S FUTURE IN A NEW LIGHT

RMB serves as mandated lead arranger and sole funder in a 6-year, US$ 60-million loan for The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited.

Building on its existing relationship with Kenya Power, Rand Merchant Bank facilitated an innovative financial solution that will enable the company to expand its power transmission and distribution activities, and to deliver against the infrastructure component of the Kenyan government’s Vision 2030 Initiative.

Contact Misheck Chingaya on +27 11 282-8280, email misheck.chingaya@rmb.co.za or Lloyd Muposhi on +254 020 233 7927, email lloyd.muposhi@rmb.co.za
   
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DITTO FOR LETSATSI

RMB is sole mandated lead arranger for the 75MW Letsatsi Solar Power PV Project.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to be financier of choice for the Letsatsi Solar Power PV Project, located in the sun-rich Free State province. Among the largest in the world, Letsatsi is one of the first solar parks being developed under the SA Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Programme. RMB is also financing many other utility-scale renewable energy projects, through a variety of specialised funding solutions.

Contact Daniel Zinman on +27 11 282-4271 or email daniel.zinman@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB POWERS UP THE LESEDI SOLAR PROJECT

RMB is sole mandated lead arranger for the 75MW Lesedi Solar Power PV Project.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to be a financier of choice for the Lesedi Solar Power PV Project, located in the sun-rich Northern Cape. Among the largest in the world, Lesedi is one of the first solar parks being developed under the SA Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Programme. RMB is also financing many other utility-scale renewable energy projects, through a variety of specialised funding solutions.

Contact Daniel Zinman on +27 11 282-4271 or daniel.zinman@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB AND KAXU REFLECT A BRIGHTER FUTURE (100MW KAXU SOLAR ONE CSP PROJECT)

RMB is the sole co-ordination bank and joint mandated lead arranger for the 100MW Kaxu Solar One CSP Project.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to be a key financing partner for the Kaxu Project – one of the biggest concentrated solar power (CSP) projects in the world, located in the sun-rich Northern Cape. It is the largest project to date to reach financial close in the SA Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Programme, and one of the largest project financings in the region. RMB is also financing many other utility-scale renewable energy projects through a variety of specialised funding solutions.

Contact Khetha Mbatha on +27 11 282-1263 or email khetha.mbatha@rmb.co.za
   
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GROWTH PROSPECTS CAST IN CONCRETE (AFRISAM LEVERAGED FINANCE)

RMB acts as co-transaction adviser, sole debt and hedging arranger, underwriter and participating funder of AfriSam’s local debt solution.

Rand Merchant Bank developed and structured an innovative, multi-disciplinary financial solution for AfriSam, including cross-border advisory, hedging and debt financing. RMB led the consortium of local banks that funded AfriSam’s debt financing package, positioning AfriSam, a leading black-controlled construction materials group in southern Africa, for sustainable and continued growth.

Contact Nielen van de Vyver on +27 11 282-4220, email nielen.vandevyver@rmb.co.za or Hugo le Roux on +27 11 282-1695, email hugo.leroux@rmb.co.za
   
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FOR RMB AND UMOYA THE ANSWER IS BLOWING IN THE WIND (RENEWABLE ENERGY - WIND FARM)

RMB is the sole mandated lead arranger for Umoya Energy’s 67MW Hopefield Wind Farm.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to be the financier of choice for the Hopefield Wind Farm, located in the Western Cape – one of the first wind farms to be developed under the SA Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Programme. RMB is also financing many other utility-scale renewable energy projects, through a variety of specialised funding solutions.

Contact James Price on +27 11 282-4407 or email james.price@rmb.co.za
   
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INNOVATIVE IDEAS. CONSISTENT RESULTS.

RMB continues to deliver consistent performance in the annual DealMakers Magazine Awards.

As a leading African investment bank, RMB was ranked first in four key categories in the annual Dealmakers Magazine Awards 2012: M&A – Investment Advisers (Deal Value and Deal Flow); General Corporate Finance – Investment Advisers and Sponsors (Transaction Value). We thank our clients for their continued support, and our colleagues for their energy and commitment to consistently delivering innovative financial solutions.

Contact Paul Roelofse on +27 11 282-1274, email paul.roelofse@rmb.co.za or Carel Vosloo on +27 11 282-4143, email carel.vosloo@rmb.co.za
   
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THINK RENEWABLE ENERGY. THINK RMB.

RMB arranges R10-billion financing for renewable energy projects.

Rand Merchant Bank’s innovative funding solutions are enabling the development of some of the world’s largest wind and solar energy projects, being deployed under the first round of the SA Department of Energy’s ground-braking Renewable Energy Programme. These projects will help make a meaningful contribution to the delivery of a sustainable renewable energy industry in the country and will deliver tangible benefits to local communities through skills transfer and the creation of jobs.

Contact Dario Musso on +27 11 282-4443, email dario.musso@rmb.co.za or
Hugh Hawarden on +27 11 282-8153, email hugh.hawarden@rmb.co.za
   
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TOGETHER, RMB AND KATHU HARNESS THE ENERGY OF THE SUN

RMB is sole mandated lead arranger for the R3.5-billion Kathu Solar Energy Project.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to be the financier of choice for the 81MW Kathu Solar PV Project, located in the sun-rich Northern Cape. Kathu will be one of the largest solar PV parks in the world and is among the first to be developed under the SA Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Programme. RMB is also financing other utility-scale renewable energy projects, through a variety of specialised funding solutions.

Contact Dario Musso on +27 11 282-4443 or email dario.musso@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB. A HEAD FOR MINING. (RESOURCE FINANCE)

Banking and financial resources for Africa’s resource sector.

Rand Merchant Bank continues to stay ahead by providing a wide range of specialist financial services to the mining industry throughout Africa. Our traditional values and innovative ideas deliver comprehensive solutions – from structuring and project finance to advisory and corporate debt solutions. Our experience and knowledge has made us a trusted investment banking partner of choice among our clients.

Contact Henk Deist on +27 11 282-4345 or email henk.deist@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB acted as global co-ordinator, initial mandated lead arranger and bookrunner in a US $150-million syndicated loan for PTA Bank.
   
RMB RAISES CAPITAL FOR COMMODITIES IN TANZANIA
(METL COMMODITY FINANCE FACILITY)

RMB arranges a commodity finance facility for Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Limited's (MeTL) expansion.

Rand Merchant Bank's track record and expertise in commodities led to the structuring of a US$100-million commodity finance facility for one of the largest diversified businesses in East Africa. RMB, a leading African investment bank, is proud to partner MeTL, one of Africa's foremost importers and exporters, in their growth strategy.

Contact Moses Singo on +27 11 282-4423, email moses.singo@rmb.co.za or Peter Christelis on +27 11 282-4434, email peter.christelis@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB acted as global co-ordinator, initial mandated lead arranger and bookrunner in a US $150-million syndicated loan for PTA Bank.
   
THE WHOLE MAKES MORE THAN THE SUM OF THE PARTS (MMI NAMIBIA CORPORATE ADVISORY)

RMB served as sole adviser to MMI, FNB Namibia and FirstRand in a R720-million deal which combines the strengths of Momentum Namibia and Metropolitan Namibia.

Rand Merchant Bank's track record and expertise in commodities led to the structuring of a US$100-million commodity finance facility for one of the largest diversified businesses in East Africa. RMB, a leading African investment bank, is proud to partner MeTL, one of Africa's foremost importers and exporters, in their growth strategy.

Contact Steve Galloway on +264 61 128-2016, email steve.galloway@rmb.com.na or Jan Cronje on +27 11 282-8597, email jan.cronje@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB RAISES THE NAMIBIAN FLAG ON THE JSE (SOVEREIGN BOND LISTING)

RMB served as joint lead arranger and bookrunner on a R3-billion medium term note for the Republic of Namibia, listing Namibian sovereign bonds in the South African debt capital markets.

RMB together with FNB Namibia secured a lead role in this ground-breaking deal which will be the first ever listing of sovereign bonds into another sovereign’s debt capital market. It enables the Republic of Namibia to diversify its debt portfolio, access alternative funding and establish a benchmark in South Africa for other Namibian issuers.

Contact Ayanda Sisulu-Dunstan on +27 269-9721, email ayanda.sisulu@rmb.co.za or Gideon Vos on +27 11 282-8362, email gideon.vos@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB acted as global co-ordinator, initial mandated lead arranger and bookrunner in a US $150-million syndicated loan for PTA Bank.
   
AT RMB WE UNDERSTAND, IT'S ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS. (PETRA DIAMONDS DEBT FACILITIES)

RMB and Petra Diamonds continue their long-term relationship in a new 6-year, R2.1-billion multi-currency transaction.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have arranged and structured new debt facilities of R1.6-billion and US$60-million, co-funded with Absa Capital and the International Finance Corporation. Involving various debt tranches across each currency and innovative cross-collateralisation arrangements, this deal demonstrates RMB’s long-term support for Petra’s growth objectives to become a leading global diamond producer. 

Contact Sandile Mbulawa on +27 11 282-1020, email sandile.mbulawa@rmb.co.za or Armond Boshoff on +27 11 282-4971, email armond.boshoff@rmb.co.za
   
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ANNUITY EXHIBITS A STRONG DESIRE FOR GROWTH (ANNUITY PROPERTIES ACQUISITION FINANCE)

RMB acts as sole debt arranger and funder for Annuity Properties’ recent acquisitions.

In a deal that adds meaningfully to Annuity’s property collection, Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have funded the recent acquisition of six premium assets worth R865-million. Having financed Annuity’s initial acquisition prior to listing, this transaction demonstrates RMB’s commitment to partnering our clients as they grow. 

Contact David Downes on +27 11 282-8115, email david.downes@rmb.co.za or Mark Fox on +27 11 282-1928, email mark.fox@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB AND PTA BANK BREAK GROUND IN AFRICA

RMB acted as global co-ordinator, initial mandated lead arranger and bookrunner in a US $150-million syndicated loan for PTA Bank.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have made a difference in multinational African finance, by taking a multi-disciplinary role in PTA Bank's (The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank) first international syndicated loan. This deal enables PTA Bank to continue its growth, while promoting and expanding African trade and investment. 

Contact Gideon Vos on +27 11 282-8362, email gideon.vos@rmb.co.za or
Nana Phiri on +27 11 282-8804, email nanagolo.phiri@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB acted as global co-ordinator, initial mandated lead arranger and bookrunner in a US $150-million syndicated loan for PTA Bank.
   
RMB VENTURES PACKAGES A DEAL FOR ALL SEASONS (GRAPETEK ACQUISITION)

RMB Ventures has acquired a significant stake in Grapetek (manufacturer of Uvasys) – global leader in grape transport preservation technology.

RMB Ventures and Pan-African Private Equity have co-invested with Grapetek CEO Pieter van der Westhuyzen and management, to acquire the company. Grapetek Uvasys SO2 sheets are the global brand of choice for farmers, enabling year-round global trade in table grapes. 

Contact Nick Hudson on +27 11 282-1324, nick.hudson@rmb.co.za or
Amina Pahad on +27 11 282-1413, amina.pahad@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB Ventures packages a deal for all seasons (Grapetek acquisition)
 
   
MEDICLINIC PUTS ITS TRUST IN RMB’S EXPERTISE

RMB acts as adviser, mandated lead arranger and funder in a multi-disciplinary deal involving Mediclinic’s R28-billion financial restructuring.

Rand Merchant Bank provided a comprehensive range of multi-disciplinary solutions in order to optimise Mediclinic’s capital structure and accelerate its growth. The R28-billion restructuring, which involved complex transactions across Switzerland, South Africa and Dubai, is one of the largest of its kind in South African history.

Contact Paul Roelofse on +27 11 282-1274, email paul.roelofse@rmb.co.za or Coenie de Villiers on +27 21 658-9369, email coenie.devilliers@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB acts as adviser, mandated lead arranger and funder in a multi-disciplinary deal involving Mediclinic’s R28-billion financial restructuring. 
   
RANDS AND SENSE FOR 'ALL THE PEOPLE' (BATHO BONKE ACCELERATED BOOKBUILD)

RMB acts as sole financial adviser and joint bookrunner to Batho Bonke (All The People) on the realisation of its R3.26-billion stake in Absa.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have advised the Batho Bonke empowerment consortium on the realisation of its 3.4% stake in the Absa Group Limited. The shares were sold to a broad range of local and international investors by way of a globally-marketed accelerated bookbuild offering. This landmark deal illustrates RMB’s capability to deliver seamless multi-disciplinary solutions to our clients, from advice to execution.

Contact Craig Forbes on +27 11 282-1156, email craig.forbes@rmb.co.za or
Dale Wood on +27 11 282-1711, email dale.wood@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB acts as sole financial adviser and joint bookrunner to Batho Bonke (All The People) on the realisation of its R3.26-billion stake in Absa.
   
RMB EQUIPS IDWALA WITH THE TOOLS TO SHAPE THEIR FUTURE (HIGH-YIELD BOND)

RMB served as mandated lead arranger and joint bookrunner in a flexible, R1.56-billion multi-tranche, high-yield bond for Idwala Industrial Holdings (Pty) Ltd.

Rand Merchant Bank builds on its established relationship with Idwala by structuring the largest ever listed high-yield bond in South Africa. This transaction combines the best of traditional banking options together with asset management instruments, to create a versatile funding solution which strengthens Idwala’s funding base, while providing maximum financial flexibility. 

Contact Shannon Baker on +27 11 282-8503, email shannon.baker@rmb.co.za or Daniella Ressel on +27 11 282-1272, email daniella.ressel@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB served as mandated lead arranger and joint bookrunner in a flexible, R1.56-billion multi-tranche, high-yield bond for Idwala Industrial Holdings (Pty) Ltd.
   
RMB REINFORCES PPC'S SUSTAINABLE GROWTH (PPC SECOND PHASE BEE TRANSACTION)

RMB advises PPC on their second phase R1.1-billion broad-based BEE transaction.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have advised PPC on a further BEE ownership transaction. The deal positions PPC to be able to secure the conversion of its mining rights and underscores its commitment to sustainable growth, transformation and broad-based BEE ownership.

Contact Craig Forbes on +27 11 282-1156, email craig.forbes@rmb.co.za or Kgolo Qwelane on +27 11 282-1482, email kgolo.qwelane@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB advises PPC on their second phase R1.1-billion broad-based BEE transaction
   
RMB AND MTN SEND A CLEAR SIGNAL TO ZAMBIA (INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE)

Rand Merchant Bank served as sole lead arranger and funder in a US$65-million ICT infrastructure deal for MTN Zambia.

Building on its excellent relationships with a variety of key role players in the African telecommunications sector, Rand Merchant Bank connected MTN Zambia with Huawei for a capital equipment purchase that will add significant ICT infrastructure, giving Zambia improved connectivity. The deal gives MTN increased network capacity and Huawei increased uptake of its leading ICT solutions, in Africa.

Contact Keith Webb on +27 11 282-1443, email keith.webb@rmb.co.za or
Arnold van Wyk on +27 11 282-8276, email Arnold.vanwyk@rmb.co.za
   
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Rand Merchant Bank served as sole lead arranger and funder in a US$65-million ICT infrastructure deal for MTN Zambia
 
   
CAPITAL FOR AFRICA. BY AFRICA. (AFREXIMBANK SYNDICATED LOAN FACILITY)

RMB serves as initial mandated lead arranger in a US$600-million syndicated loan facility.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have acted as initial mandated lead arranger for the funding of supranational Afreximbank (African Export-Import Bank) in this term facility. This deal builds on a successful relationship with Afreximbank, demonstrating RMB’s trusted experience and skills in creating sustainable expansion, diversification and development of African trade across the continent.

Contact Gideon Vos on +27 11 282-8362, email gideon.vos@rmb.co.za or
Nana Phiri on +27 11 282-8804, email nanagolo.phiri@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB serves as initial mandated lead arranger in a US$600-million syndicated loan facilitys
   
RMB PARTNERS WACO INTERNATIONAL TO MAKE A BOLD STATEMENT (WACO INTERNATIONAL BUY-OUT)

RMB Ventures is proud to be a co-investor in purchasing Waco International from foreign investors.

RMB Ventures are co-investors in the Ethos-led private equity buy-out of Waco International. Waco international is a South African business with operations around the world, providing scaffolding and relocatable modular buildings. This brings the company back to local ownership and positions them for further growth, while demonstrating RMB Ventures’ appetite for private equity deals.

Contact Nick Hudson on +27 11 282-1324, email nick.hudson@rmb.co.za or Cassim Motala on +27 11 282-4543, email cassim.motala@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB Ventures is proud to be a co-investor in purchasing Waco International from foreign investors.
   
THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN' FOR AVUSA (TIMES MEDIA LTD ACQUISITION FUNDING)

RMB advised, arranged and funded Times Media’s 100% acquisition of Avusa.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have provided a multi-disciplinary advisory and lending solution to Times Media Group Limited in a deal designed to unlock value for Avusa shareholders. The deal signals a new era and positions Avusa for further growth.

Contact Craig Forbes on +27 11 282-1156, email craig.forbes@rmb.co.za or Nielen van de Vyver on +27 11 282-4220, email nielen.vandevyver@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB advised, arranged and funded Times Media’s 100% acquisition of Avusa.
   
RMB PLACES ITSELF FULLY BEHIND CONSOL GLASS (BOND REFINANCING)

RMB acts as adviser and arranger to Consol Glass on a new R5.85-billion local debt package to refinance its offshore Bonds.

Rand Merchant Bank acted as sole transaction adviser, mandated lead arranger, bookrunner, joint underwriter and co-funder to Consol Glass on a uniquely innovative R5.85-billion local debt solution to replace their Euro-denominated offshore bonds. This ZAR funding package gives Consol the flexibility to continue to grow and maintain its market leading position.

Contact Robert Leon on +27 11 282-1815, email robert.leon@rmb.co.za or
Nielen van de Vyver on +27 11 282-4220, email nielen.vandevyver@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB acts as adviser and arranger to Consol Glass on a new R5.58-billion local debt package to refinance its offshore Bonds
   
RMB BACKS BRAIT'S STRATEGIC GROWTH (PERPETUAL PREFERENCE SHARE OFFERING)

RMB was mandated as the sole advisor, arranger, underwriter and sponsor for Brait’s Perpetual Preference Share offering.

Rand Merchant Bank partnered Brait in raising R1.5-billion in Perpetual Preference Share capital, this being the largest non-bank issuance in the South African listed perpetual preference share market. Such capital raising will assist Brait in meeting their long term growth objectives through cost effective and flexible funding.

Contact Lorraine Hanna on +27 11 282-8327, email lorraine.hanna@rmb.co.za or Daniella Keet on +27 11 282-1272, email daniella.keet@rmb.co.za
   
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Rand Merchant Bank partnered Brait in raising R1.5-billion in Perpetual Preference Share capital, this being the largest non-bank issuance in the South African listed perpetual preference share market
 
   
RMB AND TCTA DELIVER A PIPELINE FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE (KOMATI AND MOKOLO-CROCODILE PIPELINE FUNDING)

RMB served as mandated principal funder of the Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority’s (TCTA) bulk water augmentation projects for a total of R1.6-billion.

Rand Merchant Bank proudly served as principal funder for the Komati and Mokolo-Crocodile pipelines that deliver water to critical power stations, by offering an innovative, variable payment structure. These deals build on RMB’s water infrastructure financing capability while continuing to develop crucial water delivery for South Africa’s energy needs.

Contact Hugh Hawarden on +27 11 282-8153,
email hugh.hawarden@rmb.co.za or James Price on +27 11  282-4407,
email james.price@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB served as mandated principal funder of the Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority’s (TCTA) bulk water augmentation projects for a total of R1.6-billion
   
RMB GETS ON BOARD ETHEKWINI'S SERVICE DELIVERY STRATEGY (ETHEKWINI MUNICIPAL LOAN FACILITY)

RMB served as lead arranger and sole funder for a R1-billion loan facility for the eThekwini Municipality.

Rand Merchant Bank provided the funds to the city for ongoing basic service delivery projects to the people of eThekwini through clinics, roads, electricity, water, sanitation, waste water management, refuse removal and more. This not only serves as a vote of confidence in the city from RMB, but demonstrates RMB’s capabilities in providing innovative solutions to municipal government.

Contact Handri Kymdell on +27 11 282-8347 or email handri.kymdell@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB served as lead arranger and sole funder for a R1-billion loan facility for the eThekwini Municipality.
   
RMB DELIVERS MORE OPTIONS TO THE RETAIL EXPERTS
(JD GROUP CONVERTIBLE BOND)

RMB acted as joint bookrunner, adviser and sponsor to JD Group in its debut, R1-billion 5-year convertible bond issue.

Rand Merchant Bank, in its third convertible bond issue to date, created an innovative hybrid solution raising R1-billion for JD Group in a single day. Due to its complex and multifaceted nature, this deal involved the co-operation of several specialist areas within the bank, illlustrating RMB’s position as a leading provider of innovative solutions - and the only bank to have arranged all the JSE-listed ZAR convertible bonds.

Contact Barry Martin on +27 11 282-8118, email barry.martin@rmb.co.za or Justin Bothner on +27 11 282-4150 or email justin.bothner@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB acted as joint bookrunner, adviser and sponsor to JD Group in its debut, R1-billion 5-year convertible bond issue.
   
WHILE STOCKS LAST

RMB lists R4.7-billion convertible bond for Shoprite on the Main Board of the JSE.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have listed the largest ever convertible bond on the Main Board of the JSE. The deal helped Shoprite raise capital while giving investors an instrument that combines the credit protection of a bond, with the upside benefits of shares.

Contact Barry Martin on +27 11 282-8118, email barry.martin@rmb.co.za or
Dale Wood on +27 11 282-1711, email dale.wood@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB lists R4.7-billion convertible bond for Shoprite on the Main Board of the JSE
   
RMB HELPS SOUTH AFRICA INC STAND PROUD OFFSHORE

RMB raises US$1.85-billion for SA Inc from the international markets – in 2012.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have been chosen by National Treasury for the second consecutive year, to participate in its highly successful US$1.5-billion issuance. RMB was also joint lead manager and bookrunner on African Bank's US$350-million substantially oversubscribed international bond, as well as joint lead manager on a GB£255-million auto loan deal for FirstRand's Moto Novo.

Contact Ayanda Sisulu-Dunstan on +27 11 269-9721, email ayanda.sisulu@rmb.co.za or Martin Richardson on +44 (0)20 79391777, email martin.richardson@rmb.co.uk
   
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RMB raises US$1.85-billion for SA Inc from the international markets – in 2012
   
R7.8-BILLION DEAL COMMEMORATES VISIONARY PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN RMB AND ROYAL BAFOKENG NATION

Rand Merchant Bank advised on and structured SA's largest third-party funded preference share transaction for the purchase by Royal Bafokeng Holdings of an additional 10% equity stake in RMBH and RMIH.

In a transaction where Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) further diversifies its investment portfolio, in line with their 202 strategic vision, RMB structured, advised on, and co-arranged the R7.8-billion funding for RBH to finance its acquisition.

Contact Hanna on +27 11 282-8327, email lorraine.hanna@rmb.co.za or
Brett Nagle on +27 11 282-8708, email brett.nagle@rmb.co.za
   
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Rand Merchant Bank advised on and structured SA's largest third-party funded preference share transaction for the purchase by Royal Bafokeng Holdings of an additional 10% equity stake in RMBH and RMIH
 
   
RMB PARTNERS EXXPONENTIAL GROWTH (EXXARO DEBT FACILITY)

RMB acts as sole adviser, arranger, bookrunner and co-funder for R8-billion Exxaro debt facility.

In a deal that builds on our long-standing relationship with Exxaro, Rand Merchant Bank recently acted as the architect of one of South Africa’s largest corporate debt-raisings. From its initial listing and split from Kumba in 2006, to the Medupi Expansion Project in 2008, to the current debt facility, RMB has partnered with Exxaro to provide diverse financial solutions.

Contact Daniel Smart on +27 11 269-9565, email daniel.smart@rmb.co.za or Henk Deist on +27 11 282-4345, email henk.deist@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB acts as sole adviser, arranger, bookrunner and co-funder for R8-billion Exxaro debt facility.
   
RMB BRINGS PIONEER'S POWERFUL BRANDS TO THE BEE TABLE

Rand Merchant Bank acts as sole external funder in Pioneer Foods R1.6-billion B-BBEE deal.

RMB is proud to act as sole external funder in a deal that increases and broadens direct black ownership of this significant player in the food and beverage industry in Southern Africa. This transaction will also result in a meaningful additional cash injection, earmarked to accelerate Pioneer Foods’ growth strategy.

Contact Coenie de Villiers on +27  21 658-9369, email coenie.devilliers@rmb.co.za or JM Erasmus on +27 21 658-9366, email jm.ersamus@rmb.co.za
   
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Rand Merchant Bank acts as sole external funder in Pioneer Foods R1.6-billion B-BBEE deal.
   
RMB'S OPTIMUM COAL-LABORATION (REVOLVING TERM FACILITY)

A R2.2-billion loan facility is the latest in Rand Merchant Bank’s 5-year, holistic investment banking offering to Optimum Coal Holdings.

Rand Merchant Bank has acted as co-ordinating bank, lead arranger and facility agent to Optimum Coal Services and Optimum Coal Holdings Limited in their R2.2-billion amortising, general corporate, revolving term loan facility. The deal builds on RMB’s long-term relationship with Optimum in which they have provided a wide range of holistic products and solutions from acquisition finance to capex funding, general banking facilities, JSE listing and now, a general revolving term facility.

Contact Armond Boshoff on +27 11 282-4971, email armond.boshoff@rmb.co.za or Henk Deist on +27 11 282-4345, email henk.deist@rmb.co.za
   
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A R2.2-billion loan facility is the latest in Rand Merchant Bank’s 5-year, holistic investment banking offering to Optimum Coal Holdings.
   
ACTOM TRANSFORMS ITS CURRENT OFFERING (ACTOM SAVCIO ACQUISITION)

RMB advised, structured and co-underwrote ACTOM’s 100% acquisition of Savcio.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have provided a multi-disciplinary advisory and lending solution to ACTOM, in a deal that positions ACTOM as the pre-eminent diversified electrical engineering business in South Africa. The acquisition of Savcio enhances ACTOM’s product and service offering, building on ACTOM’s growth potential.

Contact Craig Forbes on +27 11 282-1156, email craig.forbes@rmb.co.za
or Nielen van de Vyver on +27 11 282-4220, email nielen.vandevyver@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB advised, structured and co-underwrote ACTOM’s 100% acquisition of Savcio
   
MONEY. FOR AFRICA. (RESOURCE FINANCE)

RMB commits resources, for resources in Africa.

Rand Merchant Bank is committed to the sustainable future of the African continent and its people, with financial solutions available for resource deals that develop Africa’s mining and energy potential.

Contact Henk Deist on +27 11 282-4345, email henk.deist@rmb.co.za or
Gary Buisansky on +27 11 282-8417, email gary.buisansky@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB commits resources, for resources in Africa
   
A DEAL WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD ONE (BAIYIN NON-FERROUS GROUP/GOLD ONE INVESTMENT)

RMB advises a consortium of Chinese investors in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Gold One International Limited.

Rand Merchant Bank is proud to have advised a consortium of Chinese investors, led by Baiyin Non-Ferrous Group Co Ltd, on an innovatively structured transaction that sees the consortium becoming the long-term strategic partner of Gold One, while also providing capital to accelerate Gold One’s growth plans. This deal represents the largest investment by Chinese investors in the African gold sector and endorses RMB’s ability to deliver investment banking solutions to clients in the China-Africa investment corridor.

Contact Craig Forbes on +27 11 282-1156 or email craig.forbes@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB advises a consortium of Chinese investors in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Gold One International Limited
   
RMB MS MOMENTUM ASSET MANAGEMENT

RMB Morgan Stanley serves as transition manager in implementing Momentum Asset Management's new best investment view.

RMB Morgan Stanley successfully facilitated the implementation of the new best investment view for Momentum Asset Management – the combined offering of the merged RMB Asset Management and Metropolitan Asset Managers. The solution to this large and complex transaction, with multiple underlying client portfolios, reflects the innovative thinking of both RMB Morgan Stanley and Momentum Asset Management, further endorsing the successful track record of RMB Morgan Stanley in transition trades.

Contact Chris Meyer on +27 11 282-8286 or email
chris.meyer
@rmbmorganstanley.com
   
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RMB Morgan Stanley serves as transition manager in implementing Momentum Asset Management's new best investment view


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