Standard Bank scoops 16 awards for its activities across Africa

Oct 29, 2018

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s leading bank by assets, has been recognised for its work across Africa, scooping 13 awards from Global Finance at this year’s annual SIBOS conference, hosted in Sydney. 

Acknowledging all 13 awards, Hasan Khan, Standard Bank Group’s Head of Transactional Products and Services, said: “We are delighted to receive these awards from such a prestigious publication. They provide further confirmation of the success of our client-focused strategy and desire to serve clients through our well-established on-the-ground presence in Africa and our global connectivity that links clients to opportunities in Africa.”

In all, Global Finance Magazine awarded Standard Bank accolades across several categories for 2018, including: 

  • Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in Africa
  • Best Trade Finance Provider in Africa
  • Best Trade Finance Provider in Botswana, Kenya and South Africa
  • Best Bank for Liquidity Management in Africa
  • Best Treasury and Cash Management Provider in Angola, Botswana and South Africa
  • Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Africa 
  • Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Mozambique, Nigeria and Namibia  

Standard Bank was also named Best Cash Management Services in Africa, Best Trade Finance Services in Africa, and Best Treasury services in Africa in the EMEA Finance Treasury awards for 2018. These additional awards re-iterate Standard Bank’s commitment to Africa’s markets, and in continuing to deliver best-in-class and innovative solutions.   

“Transactional banking is today also a rich source of data, client insight and new business and growth opportunities,” says Mr Khan. “Standard Bank remains resolute on its Africa strategy and will continue to play a leading role in facilitating trade and capital flows between Africa and prominent international trade corridors, as well as between African countries themselves.” 

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