About us

Merchant West’s Capital Markets division operates across multiple asset classes, servicing small and large corporates who have imports or exports requirements as well as individuals looking to move funds offshore. We also provide solutions to our partners who require online foreign exchange services for their clients.

What we offer

Our highly experienced portfolio managers and treasury team specialise in providing you with holistic solutions to hedge currency, interest rate and commodities risk, all while enabling you to focus on your core business. We get to know you and your business to provide you with quality tailor made advice and service. We also provide foreign exchange risk sharing arrangements, financing for FEC margin requirements, cash management solutions and help individuals transfer funds offshore.

Our Values

We hold fast to five core values that drive us to constantly ARISE and uplift our clients and their business:



Our commitment and desire is to excel and succeed.



 With humility, we treat people the way we want to be treated.



We do the ethically right thing at the right time, all the time.



United, we work to exceed our goals.



With imagination and initiative, we will find the solution and deliver the result.
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Merchant West Capital Markets Proprietary Limited, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merchant West Holdings Proprietary Limited.

Merchant West Capital markets was founded in 1999 and is a registered category 1 financial services provider, FSP: 7042. Our head office is located in Johannesburg and we have branches in Pretoria and Cape Town, we service over 700 clients in various industries and market segments.

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Merchant West (Pty) Ltd
Merchant West (Pty) Ltd Registration Number: 2000/012050/07 is an Authorised Financial Services and Credit Provider. (FSP: 7042) (NCRCP4298)

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Finance is available to businesses within the Republic of South Africa. Terms and conditions apply.