Product and services

Standard Bank is a trusted partner to in-country, regional and international organisations that are working across Africa. We provide independent input into strategic decision-making, backed up by carefully executed solutions across financing, lending, trading and transactional requirements, supported by trusted advisory and research teams. We put together the right team to take a client’s business forward. With specialist skills and proven cross-border transaction capability within and outside Africa, we connect our clients to these opportunities, helping them achieve their objectives.

Our secure, reliable electronic platforms provide clients with online access to leading banking services, from Business Online and International Trade to cash management, foreign exchange, and equity and commodity products across Africa. Standard Bank’s relationship managers provide one point of contact for you, and work to develop a detailed understanding of your business and aspirations as they evolve. Relationship managers link you to the full banking capabilities of Standard Bank, and our specialist product and global distribution teams develop appropriate solutions that work for your business.

Our Global Markets teams offer a range of trading and risk management solutions across the financial markets, including foreign exchange, the money market, interest rates, equities, credit and commodities. Our Investment Banking teams provide a full suite of advisory and financing solutions, from term lending to highly structured and specialised products across the equity and debt capital markets.Our Transa ctional Products and Services team provides a range of transactional solutions, including cash management, international trade, and investor services, primarily across Africa. Its offering is complemented by market leading electronic banking solutions.

Advisory services


As African growth gathers momentum, there is an increasing need for expert advisory services to support corporates and institutions across the spectrum of corporate actions.



We are a leading player in debt origination, securitisation and financing across Africa, bringing emerging market issuers to various international and domestic capital markets.

Global Markets


Our Global Markets teams offer trading and risk management solutions across financial markets, including foreign exchange, money markets, interest rates, equities, credit and commodities.

Transactional services


Our team provides our clients with access to a comprehensive suite of cash management, international trade finance, working capital and investor service solutions in Africa.

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