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Maximise growth. Minimise your risk.

Africa’s growing economies and middle-class are creating attractive opportunities for global and local institutional investors to invest in African capital markets resulting in increasing demand for investor services. However, African capital markets are not without their complexities and challenges. That’s why you need a partner that is adept at maximising your growth potential while minimising your exposure to risk. 

At Standard Bank, we leverage our deep understanding of the investment life cycle and our extensive on-the-ground presence across the African continent to enable local and global investors to navigate the markets and maximise growth opportunities.

Some of the benefits

Access fund services

Leverage our trustee services and investment administration services

Access to custody services

Leverage our domestic and regional custody services in 11 sub-Saharan Africa markets

Leverage our market services

Our market services provide you with securities borrowing, lending and derivatives clearing

Get electronic access

With IS Online you get online access to custody and settlement information
OUR SOLUTIONS

We offer a range of well-established services:

  • Domestic and Regional Custody: Regional custody network service capabilities in 11 sub-Saharan Africa markets including South Africa covering settlement and asset services for local equities, bonds and money market instruments.
  • Global Custody: Global custody services in 101 international markets through our alliance with the Bank of New York Mellon.
  • Market Services: Securities borrowing and lending and derivatives clearing.
  • Fund Services: 
    • Trustee services
    • Investment administration: Including investment accounting, compliance monitoring and performance measurement
  • IS Online: Electronic access to custody and settlement information for assets held at our Investor Services division
  • Transition management
  • Cash management solutions
WHY TALK TO US

With on-the-ground capabilities in 20 key African markets, we are uniquely positioned to assist our clients in understanding and managing the challenges associated with each of these markets – as well as the broader permutations and nuances of intra-African capital and liquidity challenges across and between markets.

By partnering with us you’ll have access to:

  • A universal banking eco-system: We provide custody, trustee, fund services, securities lending and derivative clearing services in more than 14 markets across Africa by enabling portfolio and FDI flows, domestic and cross-border investment, payments, insurance, savings, and pensions.
  • Intra-Africa cross-border capabilities: We can provide you with bespoke yet simple solutions due to our network across Africa, the time we spend in understanding specific requirements, and our ongoing investment in people and technology. 
  • Global linkages: Our global footprint, coupled with ICBC’s 20% shareholding in Standard Bank, places us in a unique position to help you manage and grow trade, investment and payment flows – in Renminbi – between Africa and Asia, the world’s two fastest growing regions.   

For further information on any of our products and services, email us: [email protected]

  • OUR SOLUTIONS
  • WHY TALK TO US

We offer a range of well-established services:

  • Domestic and Regional Custody: Regional custody network service capabilities in 11 sub-Saharan Africa markets including South Africa covering settlement and asset services for local equities, bonds and money market instruments.
  • Global Custody: Global custody services in 101 international markets through our alliance with the Bank of New York Mellon.
  • Market Services: Securities borrowing and lending and derivatives clearing.
  • Fund Services: 
    • Trustee services
    • Investment administration: Including investment accounting, compliance monitoring and performance measurement
  • IS Online: Electronic access to custody and settlement information for assets held at our Investor Services division
  • Transition management
  • Cash management solutions

With on-the-ground capabilities in 20 key African markets, we are uniquely positioned to assist our clients in understanding and managing the challenges associated with each of these markets – as well as the broader permutations and nuances of intra-African capital and liquidity challenges across and between markets.

By partnering with us you’ll have access to:

  • A universal banking eco-system: We provide custody, trustee, fund services, securities lending and derivative clearing services in more than 14 markets across Africa by enabling portfolio and FDI flows, domestic and cross-border investment, payments, insurance, savings, and pensions.
  • Intra-Africa cross-border capabilities: We can provide you with bespoke yet simple solutions due to our network across Africa, the time we spend in understanding specific requirements, and our ongoing investment in people and technology. 
  • Global linkages: Our global footprint, coupled with ICBC’s 20% shareholding in Standard Bank, places us in a unique position to help you manage and grow trade, investment and payment flows – in Renminbi – between Africa and Asia, the world’s two fastest growing regions.   

For further information on any of our products and services, email us: [email protected]

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