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At Corporate & Investment Banking we aim to be the leading corporate and investment banking business in, for and across Africa, with a deep specialisation in natural resources.

We provide services to governments, parastatals, larger corporates, financial institutions and international counterparties around the world, and serve our clients requirements for banking, finance, trading, investment, risk management and advisory services.

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Updated 22 May 2015

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First Festival Mall - USD 25 million 2015, Nigeria, Real Estate, Development Funding,

Stanbic IBTC Capital was mandated to structure and arrange USD 25 million to partly fund the development of the First Festival Mall – a 10,936 sqm retail centre in Lagos, Nigeria.

Siyakha Education Trust – ZAR 1.06 billion 2015, South Africa, Real Estate, Term Funding,

Siyakha Education Trust was established by the Resilient Property Income Fund, Fortress Income Fund and Capital Property Fund to further education initiatives focusing on historically disadvantaged communities. During 2015 Standard Bank provided R1 billion in debt finance to Siyakha in a share cover transaction structured to optimize the gearing level within the trust, and free up cash flow for the vendor Funds.

Attacq - ZAR 1.084 billion 2015, South Africa, Real Estate, Term Funding,

Standard Bank, in a syndicated deal, provided ZAR 1.084 billion in senior debt funding to refinance Attacq Limited’s retail portfolio. Standard Bank was the lead arranger and facility agent on the transaction.

Shree Property Holdings - ZAR 1.05 billion 2015, South Africa, Real Estate, Term Funding,

Standard Bank was appointed lead financier and arranger to provide senior debt to the amount of ZAR 1.05 billion to Shree Property Holdings against their portfolio of assets in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

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Standard Bank Group scoops accolades in The Banker Deals of the Year Awards for 2015

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest lender by assets, has scooped five regional deal accolades in The Banker Deals of the Year Awards 2015. These awards recognise excellence for deals completed across Africa, taking into account the various categories for deal submissions.

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Super-premium beer market to grow 30% this year and 35% in 2016, Standard Bank says

The super-premium beer market in South Africa, (traditionally called craft beer), may still be in the fledgling stages of its development, but the market is estimated by Standard Bank Group to grow 30% this year and another 35% in 2016.

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Standard Bank Group wins Super Regional award in Profit & Loss Services’ 2015 Digital FX Awards

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s biggest lender by assets, has won the Super Regional award for its eMarketTrader platform in the in the 2015 Profit & Loss Services Digital FX Awards.

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Price speculators spur buying interest in oil exchange-traded note

The oil price shock is still reverberating throughout the world, but Standard Bank Group’s West Texas Intermediate crude oil tracking exchange-traded note has received a spike in buying interest over the last six weeks as investors try and pick the bottom of the oil market.

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