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.
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) USD 500 million dual currency convertible bond, South Africa
Standard Bank acted as joint bookrunner and debt sponsor to Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) raising USD 500 million in both rand and US dollar. Our ability to distribute across markets was an integral part of the success of this landmark capital market transaction.
Pembani’s acquisition of a strategic interest in Afrisam, South Africa
Standard Bank acted as financial advisor and investment bank to Pembani on their acquisition of a strategic interest in Afrisam. Our breadth of products and unique local insights enabled us to navigate this complex transaction. Together, with Pembani, we secured a deal that’s building business, our country and the continent at large.
Kenya Hotel Properties –USD 5.5 million, Kenya, South Africa
CFC Stanbic acted as sole lender to finance the refurbishment of the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi. The hotel, situated in the heart of Nairobi, has 371 rooms, together with conference facilities, ballrooms and restaurants. It is the largest hotel complex in terms of room capacity in Nairobi and is renowned for quality accommodation, good sport and leisure facilities, convenient business facilities and fine cuisine.
Acacia Mall – USD 20.6 million, Kampala, South Africa, Uganda
Standard Bank is acting as sole lender to fund the construction of a mixed use development comprising of 20,200 m² of office and retail space, located in the Kololo suburb of Kampala, Uganda. The main promoter (Alykhan Karmali) is one of the leading entrepreneurs in Uganda, through his flagship company - Mukwano Industries Ltd, a tier 1 client for CIB Africa.
Standard Bank Group has been awarded the prestigious Global Finance award for 2013 Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Africa. In addition Standard Bank Group was also named the Best Foreign Exchange Provider in four African countries: South Africa, Nigeria,Botswana and Zambia.
Standard Bank Group has helped its South Africa-based corporate clients issue bonds and securitisations worth over R40-billion this year.
Standard Bank Group, as mandated lead arranger and bookrunner, has closed a US$550,000,000 syndicated bank guarantee and bridge facilities for Shoreline Natural Resources. This is one of the largest finance deals completed in Nigeria so far in 2012.
Standard Bank Group has emerged as the leading investor in the first round of South Africa's renewable energy independent power producer (REIPP) procurement process, backing a total of 11 wind and solar projects.
Best Trade Bank in Africa , 2012
Trade and Forfaiting Review
Ranked 106th on The Banker’s list of 1000 top banks in the world – Africa’s top bank in the ranking, 2012
Best Bank in South Africa, 2009
Best Primary Originator – Kyoto Project Credits, 2012
Environmental Finance Magazine
Best Bank Risk Management Africa, 2012
Best Investment Bank in Africa, 2009