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Africa

Our long-established presence and footprint across Africa strategically position us to support you in connecting trade and investment flows between the African continent and the rest of the world.

Our Africa footprint
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Angola

Standard Bank Angola provides a wide variety of financial services in corporate and investment banking, as well as retail banking. The multi-award-winning bank has branches and ATMs across Angola and is the only global bank in the country with a regional presence.

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Botswana

Standard Bank Botswana offers a variety of services in corporate and investment banking, and retail banking. The bank has also won multiple awards, including the Global Finance Best Bank in Botswana in 2018.

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Cote d’Ivoire

Standard Bank opened a representative office in Côte d'Ivoire in 2013 and was awarded a full banking licence in 2016. The following year, Stanbic bank opened in Abidjan, offering corporate and investment banking services with finance capabilities.

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Democratic Republic of Congo

Standard Bank DRC offers corporate and investment banking as well as retail banking services, through five branches and over 140 employees.

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Ethiopia (representative office)

Standard Bank opened a representative office in Ethiopia in 2015 and aims to leverage the bank’s extensive East African footprint in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and South Sudan to facilitate regional partnerships.

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Ghana

Standard Bank Ghana is an award-winning bank, providing financial services in corporate and investment banking, and retail banking. It has an extensive network of branches and ATMs across the country and is the third largest bank in Ghana by assets.

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Kenya

Standard Bank Kenya, established in 1911, is a multi-award-winning hub for the bank’s East Africa business. A universal bank, it offers a wide variety of financial services in corporate and investment banking, retail banking and investor services.

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Lesotho

The largest bank in Lesotho by assets and market share, Standard Bank Lesotho provides financial services in corporate and investment banking, and retail banking. The bank has a large footprint in the country with an extensive network of branches and ATMs.

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Malawi

Established in 1901, Standard Bank Malawi offers a widespread number of branches and ATMs. It is the majority shareholder (60.18%) of Standard Bank Malawi and is listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange. The Standard Bank Bureau de Change is a subsidiary of the bank.

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Mauritius

Established in 1999, Standard Bank Mauritius specialises in corporate and investment banking, as well as Wealth and Investment services. With a wide range of capabilities and support for clients throughout Africa, it was voted by Global Finance as the Best Bank in Mauritius in 2018.

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Mozambique

Standard Bank Mozambique was the first commercial bank to start operations in the country in 1894. It plays an important role in supporting the country’s growth, especially in natural resources, and is the third largest bank in Mozambique by assets.

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Namibia

Standard Bank Namibia, established in 1915, has been supporting its clients’ business strategies for more than 100 years. It has a large presence in the country with a number of branches and ATMs. Subsidiaries include Standard Insurance Brokers and Stanfin.

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Nigeria

Stanbic IBTC Bank in Nigeria has a long-established reputation for excellence in Nigeria, since 2000.The multi award-winning bank is known as the country’s pre-eminent investment bank.

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South Africa

Standard Bank, established in 1862 and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, has served clients for more than 150 years. A multi-award-winning universal bank, it provides extensive support through a network of branches and ATMs across South Africa.

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South Sudan

Stanbic Bank South Sudan opened in Juma in 2012, in the country’s first year of independence. The bank provides a wide variety of financial services in corporate and investment banking, as well as retail banking.

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Swaziland/Eswatini

An award-winning universal bank with a fully-fledged cash centre, Standard Bank eSwatini was established 1962. It has the biggest retail presence in Swaziland and supports a large number of collections and payments clients.

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Tanzania

An award-winning universal bank, Standard Bank Tanzania was established in 1911. The bank is growing its market share in this key East African country and offers financial services in corporate and investment banking, retail banking, and investor services.

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Uganda

Standard Bank Uganda is the largest bank in Uganda, with the biggest network of branches and ATMs in the country. Its subsidiary Stanbic Investment Management Services has an established brokerage house.

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Zambia

Established in 1906, Stanbic Bank Zambia, supports the country’s rich natural resources and agriculture sectors. A multi-award-winning bank, it offers financial services in corporate and investment banking, retail banking, and investor services.

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Zimbabwe

Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe, an award-winning universal bank, was established in 1892. It offers services in corporate and investment banking, retail banking, and investor services and supports Zimbabwean clients through a network of branches and ATMs.