Standard Bank Corporate & Investment Banking serves the diverse needs of governments, parastatals, larger corporates, financial institutions and international counterparties. We have concluded many deals that cross function, business line and region, and provide a comprehensive range of products and services to our clients through our cross-functional teams. Our market-leading solutions cross global markets, investment banking, and transactional products and services, supported by trusted advisory and research capabilities.
Standard Bank has expertise in industry sectors most relevant to real growth and development in Africa, focusing on the mining and metals; oil and gas; power and infrastructure; financial institutions; telecommunications and media; and consumer sectors. We have an extensive Real Estate capability. We also have expertise in relevant sectors at a country level, including diversified industries (including automotive), healthcare and pharmaceuticals, international development groups, and the public sector.
Dual currency funding structures can bring stability and robustness to real estate deals in sub-Saharan Africa, as developers and retailers seek solutions to the volatility currently faced in their domestic economies. Traditionally, most property development projects are financed in dollars to assist in creating a sustainable and predictable funding environment for the assets.
Over a 1000 influential and prominent people from across Africa and the Middle East meet in Dubai this week to explore how they can work together to ensure that Africa becomes an engine of global growth.
Standard Bank Group, Africa’s leading bank by assets, collected 22 awards in the EMEA Finance’s Treasury Services Awards and Global Finance's World's Best Bank Awards, both for 2015. The awards were presented at the Sibos conference in Singapore.