About

Pan-African Capital Raising and Advisory

Verdant Capital is a specialist corporate finance firm with exception experience transacting across the African continent. Verdant Capital operates in two segments, Financial Institutions and Corporate Finance. It operates from offices in Johannesburg, Mauritius, Accra and Kinshasa. Verdant Capital works with leading investors and corporates from around the World but has operations only in Africa.

Verdant Capital is authorised by the Financial Services Board in South Africa (FSP 44608) and licenced by the Financial Services Commission in Mauritius.

The firm is BB-BEE Level 4

Segments

Financial Institutions

• Banks
• Non-bank financial institutions
• Financial services technology

Corporate Finance

• Agri-business
• Clean energy
• Business services
• Manufacturing

Services

Capital Raising

• Structured debt capital raising
• Equity capital raising
• Debt advisory & project finance
• Investor relations & corporate broking

Mergers and Acquisition Advisory

• Sell-side M&A advisory
• Buy-side M&A advisory
• Joint ventures & strategic investments
• Bespoke strategic advisory (eg relating to market entry or offtakes)

Awards

Verdant Capital was ranked 14th by deal value in the prestigious DealMakers Africa league table in 2017.

Verdant Capital’s landmark ZAR 450 million capital raise for Trustco was awarded “Best Capital Raise in Africa.”

Verdant Capital’s sale of Greenbelt Fertiliser was awarded the prestigious Africa M&A deal of the year, 2016.

Verdant Capital was ranked 14th by deal value in the prestigious DealMakers Africa league table in 2015.

In recognition of the strength of Verdant Capital’s cross border franchise, the firm was awarded the accolade of Best Corporate Finance Firm in South Africa 2015 by Acquisition International.

Affiliations

The European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) with over 130 members is the leading network of European organisations and individuals active in the microfinance/financial inclusion sector in developing countries.

EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. An independent, non-profit organization, the association’s membership comprises 300+ firms who together manages more than USD 5 trillion in assets across 130 countries.

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is the global champion of impact investing, dedicated to increasing its scale and effectiveness around the world.

SAVCA is the industry body and public advocate for private equity and venture capital asset classes in Southern Africa.

MAIN was established in Abidjan in 1995 through the initiative of several institutions to help reinforce the social and economic role of the African microfinance institutions by initiating an African agenda for microfinance promotion in the process of African overall development. Currently, MAIN has 77 members from 21 countries in Africa and Europe.

Verdant Capital Ltd (Registered Company Number: 114738 C1/GBL), Registered Address: Third Floor, Tower A, 1 Cyber City, Ebene, 72201, Mauritius
Verdant Capital (Pty) Ltd (registered company number: 2012/135989/07), Registered Address: Northview Building, 57 Sixth Road, Hyde Park, 2196, Johannesburg, South Africa
Representative Office: 40 Forest Road, North Dzorwulu, PMB 175, Accra, Ghana
Representative Office: 6147 Avenue Ngongo-Lutete, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Verdant Capital is in no way associated with any party with a similar name operating outside Africa.