Absa Capital wins Top Sponsor for 2011 at DealMakers Awards  


Last night, Absa Capital, the corporate and investment banking division of Absa Bank Ltd, and affiliated with Barclays Capital, was ranked the Top Sponsor for 2011 by DealMakers at the Annual DealMakers Awards.

The DealMakers Annual Corporate Finance Report recorded Absa Capital as the Top Sponsor by Deal Value for 2011, with M&A deal values totaling R121,645m or equating to a market share of 23.6%.
Absa Capital’s Richard Stout, Head of ECM and Corporate Broking, and Marian Gaylard, Head of Sponsor Services commented: “This is a great achievement at such an early stage of the build out of our Corporate Broking and Sponsor business and we look forward to building out the offering further across 2012.”
DealMakers, South Africa’s Corporate Finance Journal, honours the top ranking institutions on an annual basis at their Awards event.


Note to the editor:

About Absa Capital
Absa Capital, a division of Absa Bank Limited (Absa) and affiliated to Barclays Capital, is a leading South African corporate and investment bank with global reach, offering clients financing, risk management and advisory solutions in a wide range of currencies and structures across the globe.

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