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.
Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has won the prestigious Risk Emerging Markets Dealer of the Year award for 2016, following a strong performance by its team in challenging market conditions.
Over the next five years, Standard Bank will assist its strategic partner, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) to raise R10 billion to support the development of South Africa's power generation infrastructure, said Standard Bank Group Chief Executive Sim Tshabalala.
The Nigerian and Kenyan debt markets are poised for growth following a turbulent few months, says Standard Bank. An increase in capital requirements for the public sector and the need for more sophisticated products by financial institutions have been major drivers of debt capital markets across key regions in Africa.