Standard Bank scoops 27 awards at SIBOS 2016

Sep 28, 2016

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, scooped 27 awards from Global Finance, Euromoney and EMEA Finance Treasury Services. The awards were presented at the annual Sibos conference currently underway in Geneva.

“We are delighted to have received these awards,” said Hasan Khan, Standard Bank’s Head of Transactional Products and Services. “These accolades reaffirm the relevance of our universal banking proposition in which we look to partner with our clients in identifying, managing and leveraging growth in Africa.”

In all, Global Finance Magazine awarded Standard Bank 23 accolades across several categories, including:

• Best Emerging Markets Bank in Africa
• Best Emerging Markets Bank in Angola
• Best Emerging Markets Bank in Botswana
• Best Emerging Markets Bank in Mauritius
• Best Emerging Markets Bank in Namibia
• Best Emerging Markets Bank in Uganda
• Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in Africa
• Best Bank for Financial Risk Management in Africa
• Best Treasury and Cash Management provider, South Africa  
• Best Treasury and Cash Management provider, Angola
• Best Treasury and Cash Management provider, Kenya
• Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Africa
• Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Mozambique
• Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Namibia
• Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Nigeria
• Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Ghana
• Best Securities Lender in Africa
• Best Foreign Exchange provider in Africa
• Best Foreign Exchange provider, Angola
• Best Foreign Exchange provider, Botswana
• Best Foreign Exchange provider, Kenya
• Best Foreign Exchange provider, South Africa
• Best Foreign Exchange provider, Zambia

“Building the financial infrastructure that will power the growth of Africa’s domestic economies and regional markets as the continent emerges as a key global player is deeply rewarding,” said Mr Khan.

Euromoney named Standard Bank Best South African Trade Bank. EMEA Finance Treasury Services awarded Standard Bank; Best Cash Management Services in Africa, Best FX Services in Africa, and Best Transactional Bank for FIs in Africa.

Standard Bank was recently named Best Transactional Bank for Africa 2016 by The Banker, and has also been named Best Trade Bank in sub-Saharan Africa and Best Trade Bank in Africa awards by Trade & Forfaiting Review.

Despite global economic headwinds, an uptick in domestic and intra-African business and trade growth is highlighting the importance of transactional banking on the continent. With Africa positioned as the world’s second fastest growing region, Standard Bank remains committed to facilitating and growing domestic business and intra-continental trade.

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