West Capital Markets, an innovator in global finance, serves the financial needs of corporations, governments and municipalities, institutional clients and high net worth individuals worldwide.

West Capital Markets maintain leadership positions in trade finance, equity and fixed income sales, trading and research, investment banking, private investment management, asset management and private equity.

The firm is headquartered in London, with regional headquarters in two major cities also operating in a network of offices around the world.

West Capital (WestCap) Markets takes a ‘One Firm’ approach to business, working together across our business groups and actively bringing all of the Firm’s resources to bear for our clients. Consistently ranked among Africa’s top finance and investment houses, the Firm’s network and access to local and international markets enable it to quickly and effectively solve its clients’ diverse financial needs.


WestCap Investment Banking provides the highest quality financial advice and execution expertise, encompassing:

• Corporate Finance
• Mergers and Acquisition
• Pre IPO and IPO
• Privatisation
• Restructuring

Trade Financing

Letter of Credit


Standby Letter of Credit


Bank Guarantee


Company overview

West Capital Markets is an investment banking advisory, trade and corporate finance house that specialises in bringing quality issues to institutions, ‘Small to Medium Size Enterprises’ (SME) and private clients. Our base of experienced professionals provide our clients with access to a range of trade financing products, financial instruments, investment banking services, Pre-IPO and IPO opportunities, world-wide stock markets’ investments and quality professional advise to help move their businesses forward. We utilise our vast portfolio of affiliates, considerable experience and a range of financial instruments to achieve your goals.

West Capital Markets serves undervalued companies positioned for both short-term growth and long-term sustainability. WestCap understands the importance of an integrated investment banking operation and stands alone as a comprehensive provider in the main, small and mid-cap market segments.

Our bridge financing capability provides us with the ability to facilitate the successful closing of a types of international trade, public offering, acquisition or private placement by filling capital gaps rapidly and efficiently. WestCap works with companies from all industry sectors. These companies are provided:

• Customized financial structures
• Trade financing
• Quick access to capital.
• Extensive management expertise
• Ability to facilitate future financing

The Bridge Loans are structured with protective covenants, as used by commercial banks, while at the same time applying our collective knowledge of debt instruments, securities and the financial markets to obtain attractive yields for our investors.

The private placement group welcomes investment proposals. All materials received are held in the strictest confidence.

• Solid business and financial analysis
• Sophisticated, professional quality advice on transaction structure and execution
• Senior level, yet personalized, attention
• Indepth industry and corporate research
• Extensive relationships with the investment and corporate communities

WestCap provides corporate finance advisory services to its clients, including expert advice on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, leveraged buyouts, recapitalisations and fairness opinions. WestCap services begin in the initial phases of formulating a corporate finance strategy and continue through negotiation, structure and execution.
WestCap also provides advice on corporate positioning in the public markets, including assistance in client’s financial communications to the public markets. Our experience in navigating the public markets provides clients with relevant knowledge on how the public eye will view events occurring with clients.

WestCap also specializes in the private placement of debt and equity securities for both public and private companies. Through our extensive knowledge of debt and equity structures, WestCap’s investment banking team has experienced continued success in closing transactions in both favourable and unfavourable markets.

West Capital Markets access to capital as well as its strategic relationships with other corporate finance firms gives WestCap a competitive edge in placing private equity with both high net worth retail clients and institutions.

All of our investment ideas have passed through our rigorous filtration and due-diligence procedures, ensuring they have the potential to offer our clients superior returns.

Contact Us

West Capital Markets can assist with any company’s international trade finance needs by handling the entire letter of credit process.

Our company can assist you open letters of credit to fulfill inventory financing needs for large and small purchase orders through our purchase order financing scheme, and to provide an enhancement to current banking arrangements.

Our expert staff can work with clients to arrange their transfer letter of credit, performance guarantee requirements, cash against document requests and other such trade instruments by using our extensive global banking facilities.

Please, feel free to contact us.