About BKB AgriFin
To be competitive in agriculture, farmers need the support of not only the markets, but also strong financial support.
The establishment of BKB AgriFin has emerged to meet this very need, and we are committed to being the leading Agribusiness in South Africa. How? By adding value to all stakeholders with a key focus on sustainable, profitable growth the entrepreneurial way.
BKB AgriFin operates from the group’s head office in Port Elizabeth. We benefit from BKB’s extended footprint, but employ staff whose passion for customer service provides competitive advantages for our clients.
We see ourselves as a notable role player in the Southern African agricultural environment.
Finance Product Range
BKB AgriFin’s loan products have been customised specifically for the primary agricultural sector in South Africa. BKB AgriFin’s credit advisors and divisional personnel work closely with you on a farm level to understand and meet your unique financial needs.
Please explore our range of innovative, flexible financial products designed for agricultural producers in South Africa. Click on the product name for even more details.
Production Loan: Fibre (wool/mohair)
The production loan is granted for a maximum of a 12 month period on the condition that the client has a track record regarding fibre delivery to BKB or a firm undertaking (i.e. cession on proceeds of fibre) is given that fibre will be delivered to BKB.
|Minimum Loan||Depending on where the wool is in terms of the production cycle the loan amount will differ. A realistic norm is 50% of the rand value of the average historic fibre delivery.|
|Term||Maximum 12 month period|
|Repayment||Capital and interest to be paid within a 12 month period from the proceeds of the fibre.Interest is calculated from the date of the transaction until date of repayment – both dates included|
|Security||Cession on proceeds of fibreSurety in favour of borrowing entity from major asset owner, subsidiary and/or shareholder(s).|
Credit Line: Livestock
This facility enables livestock farmers, feedlot owners & abattoirs to purchase livestock via BKB auction or liaison transaction. Payments are per invoice and terms vary up to 180 days.
|Minimum Loan||R50 000|
|Term||7 days to 180 days – depending on the production cycle; subjected to an annual review|
|Repayment||Capital and interest to be paid within agreed term.Interest is calculated from the date of the transaction until date of repayment – both dates included – unless full repayment is received within 14 days from date of transaction|
|Security||General or specific notarial bond over livestock.Commercial covering mortgage bond over property.Surety in favour of borrowing entity from major asset owner, subsidiary and/or shareholder(s).|
The facility enables a client to transact direct and indirect transactions, regarding the purchase of production inputs, through BKB Trade. Account is payable 30 days after date of statement.
|Term||Ongoing subject to an annual review|
|Repayment||Capital and interest payable 30 days after statement.If full payment is received within 30 days after statement – no interest is charged.|
|Security||Surety in favour of borrowing entity from major asset owner, subsidiary and/or shareholder(s).Depending on the results of the risk analysis, facility amount, etc. other securities may be negotiated|
The facility enables a client to transact direct and indirect transactions through BKB Trade regarding the purchase of production inputs. Repayment of the account is linked to the specific farming enterprise (i.e. wool / wheat / maize / potatoes / livestock / pineapples) and is settled from the proceeds of that specific farming enterprise.
SecuritySurety in favour of borrowing entity from major asset owner, subsidiary and/or shareholder(s).Depending on the results of the risk analysis, facility amount, etc. other securities may be negotiated.
|Minimum Loan||R100 000|
|Term||Full repayment from the proceeds of the specific farming enterprise, depending on the production cycle of the crop, with the understanding that the maximum term is 12 months|
|Repayment||Capital and interest repayments to be determined by the cash flow/ production cycle of the business unit/ farming enterprise.For example: winter and summer grains – Capital and interest is payable from the proceeds of the harvest (maximum 12 month period).Interest is calculated from the date of the transaction until date of repayment – both dates included|
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- Joint Announcement: Potential Combination Transaction of The BKB and VKB Grain Storage and Handling Businesses
- The latest merino wool price report for the 18th wool auction of the 2021 season, which took place on 19 January 2022.
- The latest merino wool price report for the 17th wool auction of the 2021 season, which took place on 12 January 2022.
- Proposed Listing Of BKB Limited (“BKB” Or “The Company”) On The Securities Exchange Operated By Cape Town Stock Exchange Proprietary Limited