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Manage risk, enhance yield

Are you looking for effective ways to manage risk and enhance the yield of your equity investments? 

We can provide effective solutions through equity derivatives that derive value from underlying equity securities, and are traded to transfer risks associated with the underlying security. Because of our strategic emerging markets focus, our customised equities solutions for corporate clients address regulatory, tax and accounting issues.

Some of our benefits

Less risk and better yield

Equity derivatives solutions that derive value from underlying equity securities, providing improved risks and better yield

Customised equities solutions

Regulatory, tax and accounting issues are all addressed

Competitive costs

Competitive pricing thanks to a large balance sheet

An excellent track record

Derive maximum value by leveraging our expertise and market knowledge
HOW WE CAN ASSIST YOU

Take advantage of our highly competitive pricing and efficient execution of both vanilla and structured derivative trades. 

Our extensive and excellent track record in the South African derivatives market, coupled with our large balance sheet, risk appetite and leading market position will enable you to derive maximum value.

  • Reducing market risk: Your biggest risks are that equity markets don’t reach their yield benchmarks. That drives concerns around whether the weighting of allocations is appropriate within current or evolving economic and market contexts.
  • Easy execution: The size of our balance sheet enables us to offer you competitive pricing, and to avoid crossing bid offer spreads.
OUR OFFERING

We provide the following solutions:

Hedging solutions

  • Hedging solutions for corporate share incentive schemes.
  • Hedging solutions for individuals with significant vested share options. 
  • Reduced exposure to own share price for accounting, tax and regulatory purposes. 

Equity finance

  • Holders of listed shares can raise finance through equity financing transactions. 
  • These transactions can be used to raise cash at competitive interest rates.

Entry and exit strategies

  • Synthetic entry and exit strategies on listed equities. 
  • Strategies are entered into to increase or decrease exposures to listed entities.

Share buy backs

  • Derivative transactions can be used to enhance buy back strategies.
THE BENEFITS FOR YOU
  • Non-linear payoffs are available only through options. 
  • Structured derivatives provide the flexibility to match exposure.
  • Strategies are reviewed in line with accounting, tax and regulatory requirements.
  • With derivatives you can hedge or gear equity exposures. 
  • Alternatively, companies may acquire or dispose of exposure to listed equities.
  • HOW WE CAN ASSIST YOU
  • OUR OFFERING
  • THE BENEFITS FOR YOU

Take advantage of our highly competitive pricing and efficient execution of both vanilla and structured derivative trades. 

Our extensive and excellent track record in the South African derivatives market, coupled with our large balance sheet, risk appetite and leading market position will enable you to derive maximum value.

  • Reducing market risk: Your biggest risks are that equity markets don’t reach their yield benchmarks. That drives concerns around whether the weighting of allocations is appropriate within current or evolving economic and market contexts.
  • Easy execution: The size of our balance sheet enables us to offer you competitive pricing, and to avoid crossing bid offer spreads.

We provide the following solutions:

Hedging solutions

  • Hedging solutions for corporate share incentive schemes.
  • Hedging solutions for individuals with significant vested share options. 
  • Reduced exposure to own share price for accounting, tax and regulatory purposes. 

Equity finance

  • Holders of listed shares can raise finance through equity financing transactions. 
  • These transactions can be used to raise cash at competitive interest rates.

Entry and exit strategies

  • Synthetic entry and exit strategies on listed equities. 
  • Strategies are entered into to increase or decrease exposures to listed entities.

Share buy backs

  • Derivative transactions can be used to enhance buy back strategies.
  • Non-linear payoffs are available only through options. 
  • Structured derivatives provide the flexibility to match exposure.
  • Strategies are reviewed in line with accounting, tax and regulatory requirements.
  • With derivatives you can hedge or gear equity exposures. 
  • Alternatively, companies may acquire or dispose of exposure to listed equities.
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Selvan Kistnasamy
Head Equity Derivatives
Tebogo Weer
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