our offer to south africans


AfrAsia Bank through its Representative Offices in both Johannesburg and Cape Town serves South Africa's local corporate, asset management and private banking markets.


our offer to south africans

Core international products and services are available to SA residents:

  • Corporate Banking & Investment Banking – innovative, flexible and attractive facilities to finance Working Capital and trade finance requirements
  • Investment Banking solutions – debt capital market & bond issuance, structured trade finance, debt & equity arrangement, etc
  • Private Banking & Wealth Management – a comprehensive Total Wealth Management for clients. We also offer services to guide and help our clients optimise offshore structures, achieve steady returns on investments, protect their wealth and plan for succession.
  • Treasury – including forex, hedging and money market.
  • Global Business Banking

    Mauritius has become a destination of choice for South African businesses seeking a springboard into Africa and Asia. Our Representative Offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town can introduce South African corporates to the wide range of international products and services offered by AfrAsia Bank in Mauritius. These include:

    Transactional Banking Financing Competitive Rates & Charges Value Added Service
    International Transfers Corporate Lending Cash Management & Treasury Internet Banking
    Multi-Currency Accounts Working Capital Loans Fixed Deposits Credit and Prepaid Cards
    Bulk Payments Syndicated Loans   Global Custody
      Project Finance    
      Corporate Finance Advisory    
      Trade Finance    

    We work in conjunction with Offshore Management Companies to offer an end-to-end service for any corporate wanting to establish themselves in Mauritius.


  • Investment Banking

    Mauritius is a recognised international financial services centre. From internet banking to custodial services and advice, South African asset managers can speak to AfrAsia’s local representative about their banking requirements, including our Foreign Institutional Investors license which enables one-stop asset management in India. Asset managers can also access an extensive range of services in conjunction with the Offshore Management Companies with whom we work.

    Holding close economic and cultural ties with both Asia and Africa, Mauritius has been a founding member of several PTAs – COMESA, SADC, IOC, African Union and benefits from a double taxation agreement with South Africa.



  • Private Banking

    AfrAsia Bank, through the Representative Offices, offers a complete private banking and wealth management service to South Africans banking offshore. The security and convenience of our 24-hour internet banking facilitates the ease with which transactional banking can be conducted in any major currency whilst competitive rates are offered on fixed deposits with AfrAsia Bank in Mauritius.

    Our credit card offering includes the AfrAsia World MasterCard with a host of partners and benefits. In conjunction with asset managers such as AfrAsia Capital Management and JP Morgan, we also offer individuals a range of investment products. Residential loans are also available for eligible individuals intending to make Mauritius their home or second home.