Standard Bank recognised for excellence across Africa

Oct 06, 2016

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has been recognised for excellence across the continent, scooping 16 awards in the 2016 EMEA Finance African Banking awards, including Best Investment Bank in Africa for the ninth consecutive year.

“We are delighted to receive these awards which acknowledge our sustained investment in understanding Africa’s complex and varied banking, transaction and regulatory landscapes - from a client perspective,” says Bill Blackie, Head of Investment Banking at Standard Bank.

The additional awards received from EMEA Finance, including Best Investment Bank in Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia; and Best Foreign Investment Bank in Nigeria; reiterate Standard Banks commitment to Africa’s markets. 

Standard Bank Group was also awarded:

  • Best Debt House in Nigeria, (Stanbic IBTC)
  • Best Local Bank in South Africa
  • Best Broker in Rwanda and Uganda, SBG Securities

“These awards recognise that it is Standard Bank’s ability to navigate complex financial and regulatory environments that assists clients to achieve their long-term growth ambitions,” says Mr Blackie. 

Standard Bank has delivered a number of transformative deals, reflecting the bank’s commitment to driving growth on the continent that it calls home. In addition, Standard Bank’s sector expertise, on the ground presence and established transactional capability, has enabled Standard Bank to identify and leverage ongoing African opportunity.

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