Bank Overview

We combine excellent personal service with innovative financial solutions to assist businesses and individuals to bank the way they want, where they want and when they want.

Capital Overview

We provide capital and create tailored solutions to support your business growth, whether you need an equity partner, property investor or a sophisticated corporate financier.

Wealth Overview

Since 1890 we have provided tailored global and local investment offerings to private and institutional clients.


Specialised Lending

Sasfin Specialised Lending focuses on providing innovative structured lending solutions to our clients.

We understand that our clients are the reason why we are in business and we are dedicated to guiding and assisting our clients in achieving their objectives in growing their businesses.

Service offering

We provide tailor made growth and acquisition funding solutions for entrepreneurial and privately-owned companies operating in the mid-market space in South Africa.

We evaluate, structure and deliver funding solutions for a wide variety of transactions, including:

  • BEE transactions
  • Leveraged buy-outs / management buy-outs
  • Acquisitions
  • Replacement capital / shareholder buy-outs
  • Growth / expansion capital
  • Balance sheet restructuring / optimisation
  • Recapitalisations

Funding criteria

Whilst we assess each opportunity on its own merits, we typically target the following main funding criteria:

  • Privately owned companies in the mid-market space in South Africa with:
    • EBITDA of at least R20 million;
    • Experienced, credible and innovative management teams; and
    • Stable and predictable cash flow profiles
  • Ideal transaction sizes of between R30 million and R100 million
  • No start-up or turnaround ventures

We provide solutions, not products

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Paul Pretorius

Head: Specialised Lending

Ethene Steenkamp

Senior Transactor: Specialised Lending
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