Head: Client Solutions
Anastasia Halamandaris & Hennie Snyman
Co-Heads: Client Solutions, Institutional Investors
Head: Client Solutions, Corporates, SOEs & Government
Client Solutions provides Standard Bank’s clients with access to the market using various funding, risk mitigation and yield enhancement strategies.
The team provides structured and innovative solutions across multiple asset classes to corporates,state owned enterprises, governments and institutional investors in Sub-Saharan Africa.Consideration is given to all aspects of proposed solutions including capital and regulatory issues, documentation, timing of execution, accounting, tax and exchange control.
Our in-country market expertise enables us to provide and execute sophisticated market solutions, tailored for the nuances and unique requirements of the relevant local markets. By combining innovation, proprietary technology and quantitative expertise, we are able to define, develop and execute customised solutions in a broad range of applications.
Multiple asset class solutions and products include:
|Corporate and project specific hedging solutions||Interest rate swaps, interest rate options, inflation-linked swaps|
|Foreign currency hedging solutions for importers and exporters and transaction specific structured FX solutions||FX forwards, FX swaps, FX options and cross currency interest rate swaps|
|Foreign currency funding solutions for commercial and central banks||Repos, FX swaps and cross currency interest rate swaps|
|Equity structuring and hedging for employee share incentive schemes and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) schemes||Equity forwards and options|
|Collateralised funding solutions for individuals and corporates||Equity financing, monetised collars and equity repos|
|Commodity price risk management||Futures, forwards and options|
|Counterparty risk mitigation||CDS, CCDS and CLNs|
|Duration management and hedging solutions for institutional investors||
Interest rate swaps, bond forwards and futures, interest rate options and inflation-linked swaps
Structured FX solutions including FX options
Single stock / index hedging via vanilla and exotic equity options, equity futures and equity forwards
|Yield enhancement strategies for institutional investors||
CDS and CLNs
Commodity and equity ETFs
Structured notes including FX-, interest rate-, credit- and equity-linked notes as well as hybrid notes