As a leading player in Debt Capital Markets (DCM) in sub-Saharan Africa, our strong focus and jurisdictional expertise makes RMB the preferred financing partner for our clients seeking to raise corporate debt.

Our multidisciplinary team gives clients across both public and private sectors access to domestic and international capital markets in local and hard currencies to meet their debt funding requirements.

RMB leads the process end to end providing advice with regards to the establishment of the underlying debt programme/platform, arrangement and facilitation and listing of the bonds in the debt capital market. The team has been recognised by the debt capital market community as the Best Debt Origination Team at the JSE Spire Awards for the past eleven consecutive years.

Our focus areas are:

  • Sovereign bonds (both listed and unlisted)
  • Corporate bonds (both listed and unlisted)
  • Sustainable bonds
  • Convertible and hybrid bonds
  • Sukuk bonds
  • Secured/unsecured bonds
  • Subordinated capital bonds for Financial Institutions
  • Securitisation
  • Liability management exercises
  • Commercial paper and promissory notes

Uniquely crafted

Unique challenges and rapidly changing markets require innovative solutions. Whether you are looking to grow your business or invest in existing capacity, RMB is the solution.

RMB’s award-winning DCM team originates the issuance and syndication of debt across sectors, asset classes and currencies to ensure clients' capital raising is optimal for their specific business needs.

We offer a full range of DCM solutions including a carefully selected investor base for African borrowers, execution capabilities, trading, sales and research. The team works across multiple sectors, asset classes and currencies and has specialist legal and regulatory skills and strong relationships with rating agencies.

It is our ability to look beyond the norm, that has enabled us to accomplish so many firsts in the industry:

Leaders of the pack

There is no secret formula to being one of the most highly awarded banks in the industry. We win awards not because we focus on winning, but because we focus on meeting our clients’ needs.

RMB leads the advisory, arrangement and facilitation of commercial paper, bonds and convertible bonds for African corporates, sovereigns and state-owned enterprises. We have been recognised as the Best Debt Origination Team at the JSE Spire Awards for the past eleven consecutive years.

Our accolades show our commitment to finding innovative solutions for our clients.

View our awards

Intengo – A digital marketplace for debt instruments

RMB is the first and a continued user of Intengo Market, a digital marketplace for debt instruments aimed at transforming liquidity in the corporate bond market. Intengo is the first digital marketplace to offer online bond auctions to the South African fixed income market. High credit quality corporates looking to raise funding and investors looking for access to debt instruments can use Intengo to connect in the debt capital markets. More information on Intengo can be found here

A proven track record

With an acknowledged track record across multiple industries, we are able to steer clients through turbulent times.

We’ve facilitated deals across the whole Debt Capital Market spectrum for corporates, financial institutions and entire cities. We have developed many innovative deals for our clients, some of which are listed below:

Recent Debt Capital Markets deals 

Everything coming together

Whether you need capital to expand your business or acquisition finance to grow and diversify your offering, our team puts considerable knowledge and effort towards delivering tangible value for you.

Our client-centric approach is what guides us to design innovative solutions and originate multiple products to meet your unique needs.

Do you need help raising debt capital?