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The Standard Bank Group’s purpose is ‘Africa is our home, we drive her growth’. As an integral part of that purpose, our international business extends the Group’s reach into key locations to connect Africa to the world in pursuit of faster and sustainable growth. Our offices in London, New York, Sao Paulo, Dubai, Hong Kong and Beijing are strategically placed to connect with our uniquely extensive footprint in Africa. Standard Bank International operations include a Wealth International business and a Corporate and Investment Banking business (CIB) that works with institutional and corporate clients that have an interest in Africa. Standard Advisory London Limited (SALL) provides the hub for this CIB International business and is located in London.London is a global centre for financial and business services, with strong ties into Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Standard London (Standard Advisory London Limited)

Standard Advisory London Limited (SALL) is a FCA regulated entity. Our presence in the City of London enhances the Group’s ability to originate and deepen relationships with clients seeking to grow their African operations from Europe and provide the Group and African clients with access to European markets, capital and liquidity. 

SALL is a client servicing centre for our European client base and an origination, sales and distribution platform for African banking products.  We provide access to a full suite of universal banking products and services.

Almost 200 staff work in our SALL office in London and we have teams in Investment Banking (IB), Transactional Products and Services (TPS) and Corporate functions. We work closely with teams in Africa and across Standard Bank International to help our clients realise their objectives. 

Product service and excellence

We customise solutions to the unique requirements of your business, drawing on Standard Bank’s world-class risk and capital management systems, and our global network of regional and product experts.

Investment Banking – provides a full suite of advisory and financing solutions to clients, both cross-border and domestically within core countries and sectors across the group’s footprint. Financing solutions range from corporate loans and Eurobond issues as well as syndicated loans.  Our advisory services include corporate finance as well as equity and debt capital markets.

Transactional Products and Services (TPS) – services clients’ short-term working capital needs and facilitates domestic and cross-border flows into, for and across Africa. It provides vanilla trade finance, payments, collections, short-term liquidity and investor services (including regional and domestic custody) solutions across Africa.

Global Markets (GM) – We provide leading GM capabilities across our African footprint and through our strategic partnership with ICBC Standard Bank Plc. We offer a comprehensive range of foreign exchange, money markets, interest rate, credit, equity and commodity products, ranging from simple risk management tools to structured products.

Wealth -  the Wealth team in SALL builds retail client relationships and connects clients to Standard Bank’s Wealth International business which is made up of the Standard Bank Group's registered offshore banking entities in the Isle of Man and Jersey as well as its investment and trust entities in Jersey and a trust entity in Mauritius.  The business supports high net worth individuals from Africa or with interests in Africa as well as limited clients outside of Africa. Our offering extends a wide range of financial services covering banking and investment services which includes financial planning, non-advised or execution-only services.

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Standard Advisory London Limited

20 Gresham Street



England, United Kingdom

 +44 20 3167 5000


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