Investment Banking

Global Markets’ Merchant Banking division manages relationships globally with a range of clients including the public sector, government organisations, large corporations and financial institutions, facilitating their investment activities, and enabling growth.

The team works with clients to fulfil their goals and targets in Advisory and M&A, Private Placements, Pre-IPO Placements and Seed Capital Opportunities, and works to make sure that they meet their investment challenges and objectives.

In-depth, industry-specific expertise and regional market knowledge enable the sector teams to serve the evolving needs of clients around the world.

GM strives to build trusted and develop long-term relationships by taking a holistic and forward-looking view, identifying ways to achieve business objectives.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

The Global Markets team monitors the M&A markets to capitalise on profitable opportunities for clients, including mergers, sales, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, raid defences, spin-offs, divestitures and other restructurings.

Private Placements

Global Markets’ presence and footprint in the region gives access to many private placement opportunities which include unique event driven investments in areas such as:

  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Distressed private equity

Pre IPO Placements

Global Markets also has access to pre IPO placements through the team’s strong network of regional and international relationships.

Seed Capital Opportunities

Global Markets continues to forge key relationships with management personnel and regional venture capitalists which lead to lucrative placement opportunities in entities during their early stages of development.