Our Africa presenceRMB covers the continent from its South African base.
We provide the full spectrum of investment banking
services to all industries, making us one of the leading
financial and business partners on the continent.
We have funded various infrastructure development projects in over 35 African countries the past decade, ranging from
ports, dams and energy installations to mines, railways and
The demand for mining in Africa has increased significantly over the past 15 years. Africa is home to more than half of the world’s reserves of gold, chrome and platinum, as well as a large amount of diamonds. South Africa, Ghana, the DRC and Zambia are currently attracting the most investment and their mining output is the largest in Africa.
Where to Invest in Africa 2015/2016 takes a detailed look at specific sectors that are vital to Africa's pursuit of all-inclusive growth. While last year we drew attention to the continent's bustling cities, this year we address power and agriculture — two of the most underinvested sectors in Africa.
Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) is a diversified financial services brand encompassing investment banking, fund management, corporate banking and advisory services. All businesses in the RMB brand stable form part of the wider FirstRand Group.