100 Reasons to Celebrate


Standard Bank knows Africa. 

In 2018, the Standard Bank Group won over 100 awards. 

Among the accolades bestowed upon Standard Bank are Bank of the Year in Africa, Investment Bank of the Year, Safest Bank in Africa and Best Cash Management Services in Africa.

Our domestic and multi-national clients benefit from our leading local and cross-border financial services that are structured to their requirements.

In understanding our customers multi-faceted needs, we are able to customize innovative solutions to the challenges they encounter.

Here’s some of the reasons why we are consistently acknowledged to be the crème de la crème of the banking world.

  • Our innovative treasury and cash management solutions assisted Kenya Power alleviate its laborious manual payment processes through Corporate Pay by simplifying their billing and manual oversight processes. 
  • Stanbic Mobile Wallet helped the World Health Organisation reduce operational costs and mitigate the risk of holding cash by delivering mobile money payments.
  • Standard Bank’s ability to structure bespoke value-adding solutions ensured that a large South African rail, port and pipeline company was able to obtain working capital and a cash flow management resolution within five days. 
  • By partnering with a development finance institution, Standard Bank was able to provide an innovative financing solution for the construction of the largest solar power plant in Namibia, which also benefitted previously disadvantaged communities.
  • Mobile apps like Shyft enable us to maximise digital technology to leapfrog our competitors by providing a mobile forex solution that allows customers to manage all their forex needs, directly from their phone.

Recognising the needs of our customers, whether corporate or individual, and finding solutions that offer real advancements for those customers, are the reasons why we are an award-winning company. 

For the list of awards, click here.

Read more about the awards won by the Standard Bank Group in 2018.

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