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Nothing in this website constitutes an offer or the solicitation of an offer, for the purchase and sale of any investment.  

You are to rely on your own independent appraisal of and investigations into all matters and things contemplated by this website.  The investments and services contained or referred to in this website may not be suitable for you and it is recommended that you consult an independent investment advisor if you are in doubt about such investments or investment services. The value of investments may fall as well as rise and the income from them may fluctuate and is not guaranteed. Full terms and conditions and documentation for the investments and services contained or referred to in this website will be sent to you upon request.

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Following are the primary regulated entities within the Corporate Investment Banking Division (“CIB”) of Standard Bank Group.


United Kingdom

Standard Bank Plc is a member of the London Stock Exchange, the London Bullion Market Association and the London Metal Exchange. It is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Neither these web pages nor any copy of them nor any statement herein may be taken or transmitted into the United Kingdom to any person in contravention of Section 21 of the Financial Services & Markets Act 2000. Standard Bank Plc is not registered with the SEC, the CFTC or any state securities or commodities regulatory authority in the United States nor is it a member of the NASD or any other U.S. self regulatory organisation. Accordingly, these web pages are made available solely for information purposes and should be understood not to constitute a solicitation of any nature with respect to the purchase or sale of any security or commodity in the United States or with any United States person. Value Added Tax identification number 625861525. Registered Company Number 2130447. Registered office, 20 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7JE.

South Africa

The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (Registration Number 1962/000738/06) is a public company duly incorporated with limited liability according to the company laws of the Republic of South Africa and a licensed financial services provider in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 2002 and a registered credit provider.


Argentina

Standard Bank Argentina S.A. is a privately held company a bank set up under Argentine law, licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Argentina. Its operations are independent from other Standard Bank Group companies. The shareholders limited their responsibility to the contributed capital.


Brazil

Banco Standard de Investimentos S.A. is a licensed bank regulated by the Central Bank of Brazil.


Russian Federation

ZAO Standard Bank is a licensed bank regulated by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia).


Turkey

Standard Unlu Menkul Degerler A.S. is a broker-dealer regulated by the Turkish Capital Markets Board.

Standard Unlu Portfoy Yonetimi A.S. is a portfolio management company regulated by the Turkish Capital Markets Board.


Hong Kong

Standard Bank Asia Limited is a fully licensed bank under the Banking Ordinance and is a registered institution under the Securities and Futures Ordinance in Hong Kong.

Standard Securities Asia Limited is a licensed corporation with the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.

Standard Bank Plc Hong Kong Branch

Singapore

Standard Merchant Bank Asia Limited is a licensed merchant bank regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.


Japan

Standard Plc Tokyo Branch is a member of Tokyo commodity Exchange.
 

Dubai

Standard Bank Plc Dubai Branch is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority ("DFSA") and is a recognised company within the Dubai International Financial Centre ("DIFC").

Standard Bank Plc Representative Office is regulated by the UAE Central Bank.


Jersey

Standard Bank Jersey Limited 
Standard Bank Jersey Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct deposit taking business under the Banking Business (Jersey) Law 1991; investment business and fund services business under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998; and is a member of the London Stock Exchange.Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited whose registered office is at 47-49 La Motte Street, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4SZ.

Standard Bank Offshore Trust Company Jersey Limited 
Standard Bank Offshore Trust Company Jersey Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct trust company business and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Standard Bank Fund Managers Jersey Limited 
Standard Bank Fund Managers Jersey Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct fund services business under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.


Isle of Man

Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited 
Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission for banking business and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Banking deposits made with Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited are covered by the Depositors Compensation Scheme contained in the Isle of Man Banking Business (Compensation of Depositors) Regulations 1991. The Isle of Man has a financial Services Ombudsman Scheme covering disputes relating to financial services offered in or from within the Isle of Man to individuals.

Standard Bank Trust Company Isle of Man Limited
Standard Bank Trust Company (Isle of Man) Limited is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission as a corporate and trust service provider and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Standard Bank Trust Company (Isle of Man) Limited is registered with the Isle of Man Insurance and Pensions Authority as a Professional Retirement Benefits Schemes Administrator. The Isle of Man has a Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme covering disputes relating to financial services offered in or from the Isle of Man to individuals.


Mauritius

Standard Bank Trust Company Mauritius Limited 
Standard Bank Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited is licensed as a Management Company under the Financial Services Act 2007. Standard Bank Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited is not licensed to operate as a bank under the Banking Act 2004. Standard Bank Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Prospective investors should be aware that the protections provided to investors by the UK regulatory system established under FSMA do not apply to any investment services or products provided by Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries. In particular, investors will not be entitled to compensation from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, nor will they be entitled to the benefits provided by the Financial Ombudsman Service or other protections afforded to Customers under FSMA.