Investec Bank South Africa is a branch of international specialist banking and asset management group.
It provides a range of financial products and services to a client base in three principal markets: the UK and Europe, Southern Africa, and Asia-Pacific
The Bank was founded as a small leasing and financing company in 1974 in Johannesburg, South Africa by Larry Nestadt, Errol Grolman and Ian Kantor.
It has expanded through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions. It secured a banking licence in 1980 and was first listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa in 1986, after merging with Metboard, a trust company.
In 1988, Investec Bank Limited was restructured into Investec Group Limited (“IGL”), giving Investec Management and staff control of the company
Whether you are an individual, a business or an intermediary acting for clients, our aim is to create and manage your wealth.
Investec provides Specialist Banking, Wealth & Investment and Asset Management services for every stage of your journey.
Investec Bank South Africa Banking Services
Their specialist expertise is delivered with dedication and energy. Working in partnership with you, their client, they provide services to support your personal and business goals.
They are a private bank built to service the individual needs of a select client base. They are here to support your success and build a relationship with you for the long term.
Investec Bank Corporate and Institutional Banking
They provide a wide range of products and services that include specialised lending and treasury activities. All are individually designed to deliver the best outcome for your business.
As an integrated business focused on local delivery but with international reach, they offer clients a highly customised service.
Investec Bank South Africa Swift Code
Receiving funds from abroad
Information required for getting funds paid into your Investec account from abroad When funds are being paid into your Investec account from abroad, please ensure you use the following details to ensure the funds can be allocated to your account efficiently.
Step 1: Provide your Investec details to the remitter
When receiving funds to your Investec account, please ensure that:
You supply the correct information to the offshore bank
The remitter sends the foreign currency to your account (when it arrives in South Africa, we will convert it to Rands for you)
An MT103 is sent to Investec by your offshore bank Please also provide the following information:
Beneficiary account name: Name of your account with Investec
Beneficiary account number: Your account number with Investec
Beneficiary bank: Investec Bank,
100 Grayston Drive, Sandton
SWIFT code: IVESZAJJXXX
Step 2: Complete a Balance of Payments (BoP) form
Once funds reach Investec, we will notify you that we have received your funds. To allocate (and convert your funds into rand where applicable) the funds to your account, you will need to complete a BoP form.
If you receive funds in your individual capacity:
Log into Investec Bank Online Banking
Select the ‘International Transfers’ tab (next to ‘Payments & Transfers’)
Choose the ‘Inward receipts‘ tab
Submit the completed BoP form If you receive funds in your business capacity:
Due to the current SARB requirements, only Private Bank Account holders can submit BoP forms online
Electronically complete the attached BoP form (you need Adobe Reader 10 or later – download it
Print, sign and scan the form and email it to
or fax it to +27 11 291 1532
Investec Bank South Africa Foreign Exchange
For private clients
If you want to invest internationally, make payments overseas, receive money from offshore or need foreign currency to travel, Investec can assist with all your foreign exchange requirements.
Three channels to send money offshore
The global Client Support Centre
Your Private Banker
Investec Online which features a new international payment functionality, with real-time exchange rates, to complete the international payment
Get currency easily at Investec Bank
Order foreign exchange within 60 days of your departure
We’ll deliver it within 48 hours or have it waiting for you at ORT
Use your Investec Visa card at retailers worldwide and withdraw cash at any Visa ATM
Assistance with SARB allowances
We can assist you with your application to SARB for allowance extensions, including your foreign investment and single discretionary allowances.
Receive money from abroad easily
If you’re receiving money from overseas, we can facilitate the transfer of your funds from a foreign country into your Investec Private Bank Account, conveniently and efficiently.
Investec Bank South Africa Interest Rates
View the latest daily interest rates of all cash investment accounts, including fixed deposit, notice deposit and instant access deposit accounts.
Fixed Term Deposits
Fixed Deposits – Fixed Rate
Fixed Deposits – Prime Linked Rate
Fixed Deposits – Tax Free Fixed Rate
Fixed Deposits – LiquidFixed
Investec South Africa Office Address & Contact Details
Western Cape Locations
Cities : Cape Town
Cape Town Branches
Cape Town Office 36 Hans Strijdom Avenue, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001
Tel: +27 21 416 1000
Eastern Cape Locations
Cities : Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth Branches
Port Elizabeth Office Fairview Office Park, 66 Ring Road, Greenacres, Port Elizabeth, 6045
Tel: +27 41 396 6700
Cities : Durban
Durban Office 5 Richefond Circle, Ridgeside Office Park, Umhlanga, 4319
Tel: +27 31 575 4000
Investec Bank Gauteng Locations
Cities : Pretoria, Johannesburg
Pretoria Office Cnr Atterbury & Klarinet Streets, Menlo Park, Pretoria, 0081
Tel: +27 12 427 8300
Johannesburg Office 100 Grayston Drive, Sandown, Sandton, 2196
Tel: +27 11 286 7000