Barry Martin

Debt Issuers Association

Barry Martin


Barry, a qualified Chartered Accountant and CFA charter holder, has been employed by Rand Merchant Bank a division of FrirstRand Bank (“RMB) for over 20 years and has 18 years direct experience in the Debt Capital Markets in South Africa. In his role as Chairman of the Debt Issuers Association of South Africa, Barry has been actively involved in the development of the South African debt capital market including guidelines on engagement between Issuers, Arrangers and Investors.

Barry has significant experience in the placing of a variety of debt capital market instruments into the South African market (including corporate bonds, commercial paper, securitisations, and convertible bonds), as well the implementation of several loan funding mechanisms.

Barry headed up the Debt Financing Group within the Investment Banking division at RMB from 2010 to 2017.

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020