As opportunity takes many forms in Africa, Standard Bank is a trusted partner that creates the right connections for growth across the continent. Our local presence puts us at the pulse of diverse opportunities across key sectors, which are driving development, boosting investment, and changing lives. We connect the right players across Africa, making us a trusted partner to multinational companies and local and regional businesses, financial institutions, governments and parastatals.
Standard Bank plays a key role in promoting Africa as an investor-friendly environment. We leverage our presence in developed and developing pools of capital and apply our leading market understanding and risk management capabilities to unlock the real opportunities for investors and organisations that want to be a part of unstoppable growth on the continent.
As an active partner in realising Africa’s potential, we participate in and host forums that build a greater understanding of opportunities and promote African trade and investment. Over the next two months, senior Standard Bank executives will be participating in the:
The African Investors’ Conference and the Africa Global Business Forum, Dubai 31 October – 2 November
African corporates and international investors will gather for a one day Africa Investors’ Conference (AIC), which is being hosted by The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (DIFC Branch), in partnership with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, followed by the annual Africa Global Business Forum. This forum is a pivotal platform for business, finance and government leaders to discuss investment opportunities between Africa and Dubai. This year the focus is on leveraging technology to accelerate growth across Africa, the power of the emerging private sector, and opportunities for financing and partnering with Africa’s most dynamic businesses. Standard Bank is proud to be an official partner of the event alongside the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Invest Africa.
South Africa Tomorrow Investor Conference in New York, 9 – 10 November
Over the years, the conference has grown to be the leading offshore South African conference for institutional investors. It makes a positive contribution to restoring sustainable growth by showcasing South Africa as a desirable investment destination. The conference is jointly sponsored by Standard Bank, the South African National Treasury, the JSE Limited, Old Mutual and UBS.