ABSA

Rand volatility: Routes to manage energy sector participants’ exposure

The South African economy has been severely disrupted and seen large contractions in its GDP due to the lockdown with knock-on effect on the Rand.
tender solar

Invest in distributed generation to enable business growth

Justin Schmidt from Absa Bank writes about the opportunities of investing in distributed generation, which in turn enables business growth.

AfDB signs $250m RPA with ABSA bank

The AfDB has signed an unfunded $250m Risk Participation Agreement facility with ABSA - a pan-Africa financial institution.
Eskom RCA

Investor confidence in Eskom stabilises

South Africa’s power utility Eskom has successfully priced a two tranche 10 year $1.5 billion global bond due in 2028 under its $4 billion...
Nxuba wind farm

Enel Green Power reaches financial close for five wind projects

Enel Green Power RSA has signed project financing agreements of up to €950 million ($1 billion), with senior lenders Nedbank and Absa for the...
Africa50

Uganda: consortium raises capital to refinance Bujagali

A consortium of development finance institutions and commercial lenders today announced completion of the refinancing of more than $400 million loans of Bujagali Energy...

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