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Accessing capital for business expansion

Africa, with its diverse and evolving client and market needs, demands an innovative approach that understands local context and global best practice. Our product and structuring expertise, coupled with unparalleled access to domestic and international markets, creates world class debt capital markets solutions for sovereigns, corporates and financial institution clients  

This unique combination, supported by our unrivalled African balance sheet and global underwriting capabilities, makes us your leading African debt capital markets house.

Some of our benefits

Innovative opportunities

We help you navigate and structure finance with unique solutions.

Local specialist expertise

We develop local solutions that leverage African opportunities.

Your trusted banking partner

Our clients trust our deep local knowledge and emerging markets expertise.

Established African presence

We are a truly African bank with expertise in domestic and global capital markets.
Our offering
  • Convenient access to expert global debt capital teams located in Johannesburg, Lagos, London and Nairobi. 
  • Local specialist expertise that delivers deliver world-class solutions to you.
  • International and local currency solutions that assist you to meet Africa’s varied and evolving market needs.
  • Access to global capital via broader pan-African and global transactional and investment banking platforms.
  • Risk solutions, lending and broader balance sheet capabilities are available to all debt capital market clients
Why talk to us
  • A dedicated, focused debt capital markets team in Africa that spans global markets.
  • Our holistic Corporate and Investment Banking solutions span across lending, risk management, equity and advisory.
  • World-class international capabilities and an entrenched African presence that lets you leverage African opportunity.
  • Partnerships with global multinationals for local funding solutions that drive local market growth.
  • A client-centric approach to funding that integrates bond, loan and structured markets in a single service.
  • Holistic, multi-disciplinary underwriting and risk management solutions let you take advantage of our products and expertise.
  • Our offering
  • Why talk to us
  • Convenient access to expert global debt capital teams located in Johannesburg, Lagos, London and Nairobi. 
  • Local specialist expertise that delivers deliver world-class solutions to you.
  • International and local currency solutions that assist you to meet Africa’s varied and evolving market needs.
  • Access to global capital via broader pan-African and global transactional and investment banking platforms.
  • Risk solutions, lending and broader balance sheet capabilities are available to all debt capital market clients
  • A dedicated, focused debt capital markets team in Africa that spans global markets.
  • Our holistic Corporate and Investment Banking solutions span across lending, risk management, equity and advisory.
  • World-class international capabilities and an entrenched African presence that lets you leverage African opportunity.
  • Partnerships with global multinationals for local funding solutions that drive local market growth.
  • A client-centric approach to funding that integrates bond, loan and structured markets in a single service.
  • Holistic, multi-disciplinary underwriting and risk management solutions let you take advantage of our products and expertise.
Recent deal
Creating two market leaders out of one powerhouse

Standard Bank played an integral role in supporting Imperial Holdings to create two separate businesses in a R30bn deal that will see the newly-established Imperial Logistics and Motus businesses separately listed on the JSE in November 2018.

Get in touch
Javier Penino Vinas
Head: Debt Capital Markets
Zoya Sisulu
Head: DCM and Distribution, South Africa
Kwasi Kwarteng
Head: DCM, Africa Regions
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