PTA Bank supports its operations through equity from capital subscriptions; long term and short term lines of credit; in addition to participation in capital markets.
Class A shares – Sovereign subscription that includes a paid-in and callable capital component
• Authorized Capital: Two billion USD Subscribed Capital: USD1,466,668,235*
Class B shares – Subscription targeted to Class A shareholders and to institutional investors. This share class offers cash dividends and has a track record of attractive capital appreciation.
• Authorized Capital: One billion USD Subscribed Capital: USD 69,683,205* *Subscribed capital as at December 2015
Lines of Credit
PTA Bank has long standing relationships with a diverse group of lenders that includes commercial banks, development finance institutions, export credit agencies amongst others through which it accesses short and long term funds
Short Term Facilities
In 2015, the Bank had access to USD 2 179 240 539 of short term funds [USD 1 919 329 465 (2014)].The short-term facilities generally have tenors of up to 3 years and support Trade Finance activities.PTA Bank’s short term lenders include the following international commercial banks, corporates and private sector development agencies.
Standard Chartered Bank of London, Cargill, Mashreq Bank, Mauritius Commercial Bank, Commerzbank, Rand Merchant Bank, AFREXIM Bank, ING Bank, Standard Bank South Africa, Commercial Bank of Africa, FBN Bank London, BNP Paribas Group, HSBC Bank, Citibank Nairobi, British Arab Commercial Bank, Deutsche Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Kenya Commercial Bank, UBA, New York, SociétéGenerale, NIC Bank, BCV-BanqueCantonaleVaudoise, KBC Bank, BMCE Bank, Fim Bank, Natixis, CFC Stanbic Bank, African Finance Corporation, Byblos Bank, Banque BIA France, BHF Bank, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, OPEC Fund for International Development, Ghana International Bank, Banque de Commerce et de Placement, DZ Bank, and the State Bank of Mauritius
Long Term Facilities
In 2015, the Bank had access to USD 874 104 533 [USD 849 402 489 (2014)] of long term funds to support project and infrastructure financing. Long term facilities are generally secured through development finance institutions and export credit agencies.
PTA Bank’s lenders include the following institutions: African Development Bank, African Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund, China Development Bank, KBC Bank of Belgium, EXIM Bank of India, FMO, CeskoslovenskaObchodni Banka AS, BHF Bank, Development Bank of Southern Africa; OPEC fund for International Development, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Private Export Funding Corporation, and KfW.
Capital Markets Activity
PTA Bank has a successful track record of issuing local currency bonds within Africa and other international markets. The 2013 Eurobond was 2.5 times oversubscribed and the 2010 Eurobond was twice oversubscribed.
The table below provides highlights of PTA Bank’s capital market activities.