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About Hillingdale Capital

For Investors

Hillingdale Capital is an independent, client-focused, Cape Town-based, debt capital-raising and corporate finance advisory boutique, with an extensive global client network. The firm specialises in offering sophisticated global and domestic investors access to select, high-quality investment opportunities.

For Borrowers

Hillingdale offers comprehensive, innovative and tailored debt solutions and corporate finance advisory services unique to each client. After a comprehensive information gathering process, we will provide the borrower with access to the largest institutional investors in South Africa and Europe, as well as provide effective advice and holistic solutions to complex capital funding requirements.

Who We Are

We are a group of senior investment bankers each with over 15 years of global experience, who have worked in both South Africa and Europe for Tier 1 Investment Banks.



What We Do

As seasoned investment bankers with significant expertise in executing global capital market transactions, we are in a unique position to advise corporates looking to access debt capital markets. 

We only take on projects and clients where we believe we can add meaningful and measurable value, and we ensure a thorough due diligence is performed on our investment opportunities prior to marketing to investors.

Our firm’s extensive global investor client franchise enables it to raise sizeable funding for corporates, while providing sophisticated investors with high quality investment opportunities.

Our scope of debt-capital raising services includes: 

Arranging and sourcing funding
Unbiased corporate finance advice 
Matching capital needs with those of capital markets 
Deal execution advisory
Solving complex structuring challenges
Advisory, structuring and exchange listings around note programmes and bond issuance
Investor presentations and roadshows
Due diligence analysis 
Valuations and pricing 
Legal negotiations
Ratings advisory

Capital Finance



Hillingdale Capital has relationships with more than 150 global financial institutions that include:

Public and corporate pension funds
Asset managers
Impact investors
Sovereign wealth funds
Insurance companies
Hedge funds
Private equity funds
Venture capital funds
Family wealth offices

Investment Finance


Our Team

Haydn Hammond

Haydn Hammond has 16 years investment banking sales and distribution experience. He was based in Johannesburg for 5 years and London for 11 years where he held the position of Director of Emerging Market Sales for both Barclays and Natixis. Haydn was responsible for the distribution of credit, rates, foreign exchange and structured products to the Bank’s clients. Haydn holds a Bachelor of Social Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management.

Alan Woodcock

Alan Woodcock brings 15 years of investment banking and markets experience to Hillingdale. His career focused on fixed income structuring and trading in London, Johannesburg and Moscow. Alan holds a BSc in Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, a MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, and a MA in Politics from the University of Cape Town.



Haydn Hammond
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Alan Woodcock
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Office contact number: + 27 (0)21 013-3010 
Office address: Hillingdale Capital, 50 Long Street, Cape Town, South Africa