EFG-Hermes is the premier investment bank in the Middle East and market leader in securities brokerage, asset management, investment banking, private equity, and research. Market capitlization (2008) was US$3.5b.
FirstRand is an integrated financial services group that provides products and services to the South African market and niche products in certain international markets. Assets under management (2009) was US$125b.
Nedbank is South Africa’s 4th largest banking group by assets, with a strong deposit franchise, the second largest retail deposit base, a client-centric wholesale and retail franchise. Earnings (2009) was R4.277b.