Corporate and Investment
Sign in

Financial Institutions Sector

Financial institution banner

Connecting you to the right partners in the financial institutions sector

Access specialist financial institution experts who have an in-depth understanding into the complex financial and regulatory environments within Africa and globally. As your partner in Africa, we can assist with innovative and holistic services and solutions for financial institutions, bank sector clients and non-bank financial institutions. 

We can help connect you to the right partners in the relevant sub-sectors, provide access to capital markets and liquidity and assist with the right solution for your transactional needs. 

Some of the benefits

Regulatory requirements

Our specialist experts will guide you to navigate the regulatory requirements within your sector

Innovative solutions

Our deep industry and country insights help us provide you with innovative solutions and connect you to the right partners

Established African presence

For over 150 years we have connected the relevant players across the African continent

Reduce risk

As your local partner of choice, we help you mitigate compliance risk
TICAD 7 2019

TICAD is an international conference between Japan and African countries, which is co-hosted by the United Nations, UNDP, Africa Union Commission and World Bank.  TICAD 6 (2016) was the first conference held in Africa (Kenya), and TICAD 7 took place in Japan (Yokohama) on the 28-30 August 2019 .

Standard Bank's key objectives  was to explore African investment, amplifying the importance of Africa to Japanese corporates; as well as to demonstrate Standard Bank’s intelligence over the continent, while highlighting the Standard Bank/Mizuho Bank strategic partnership. 

 

TICAD 7 2019
Our offering

Financial institutions (FI) services:

  • Commercial banks operating in Africa
  • Local banks in South Africa and across the continent
  • Central banks
  • Development finance institutions
  • International donor organisations
  • Global and commercial banks

Non-bank financial institutions banking (NBFI) services:

  • Pension funds
  • Asset managers
  • Insurers
  • Niche finance or non-bank credit providers 
  • Brokers and exchanges
Why talk to us
  • Reduce regulatory complexity: We help guide you to navigate the complexities of regulation and compliance within Africa.
  • Established presence across African markets: Our well-established presence within Africa provides you with in-depth, relevant insights into the various markets.
  • One client experience: We assist in making the move from one jurisdiction to the next a seamless banking experience.
  • Solutions to help you grow: Our presence within these markets enables us to provide you with the capital and liquidity you need to grow your operations.
  • Mitigate your risks: We evaluate, originate and distribute market risk across a broad regional and international network through our established and complementary relationships with our partners in Europe, Asia and the US for risk participation.
  • Access to assets: We have access to assets across Africa, particularly assets not generally available through other sources.
  • Our offering
  • Why talk to us

Financial institutions (FI) services:

  • Commercial banks operating in Africa
  • Local banks in South Africa and across the continent
  • Central banks
  • Development finance institutions
  • International donor organisations
  • Global and commercial banks

Non-bank financial institutions banking (NBFI) services:

  • Pension funds
  • Asset managers
  • Insurers
  • Niche finance or non-bank credit providers 
  • Brokers and exchanges
  • Reduce regulatory complexity: We help guide you to navigate the complexities of regulation and compliance within Africa.
  • Established presence across African markets: Our well-established presence within Africa provides you with in-depth, relevant insights into the various markets.
  • One client experience: We assist in making the move from one jurisdiction to the next a seamless banking experience.
  • Solutions to help you grow: Our presence within these markets enables us to provide you with the capital and liquidity you need to grow your operations.
  • Mitigate your risks: We evaluate, originate and distribute market risk across a broad regional and international network through our established and complementary relationships with our partners in Europe, Asia and the US for risk participation.
  • Access to assets: We have access to assets across Africa, particularly assets not generally available through other sources.
Deals in the Financial Institutions Sector
Sanlam x 14 Image set
Innovative transformation deal secures local and global buy in

In a structure requiring no equity injection from the participating shareholders, Standard Bank acted as sole financial advisor, sole transaction sponsor and funder to Sanlam on its transformational R8 billion B-BBEE transaction completed in March this year.

SA Taxi 14 x Image set revised
Standard Bank drives progress in South Africa’s taxi industry

Standard Bank acted as Financial Advisor, Transaction Sponsor, Lead Mandated Arranger and Co-Funder to longstanding client SA Taxi on their recent 25% equity partnership transaction with the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO).

sector_heads_rob_cleasby.jpg
Rob Cleasby
Global Head: Financial Institutions

“Our aim is to power the Financial Institution Group to be the leading banking partner for businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa and to provide solutions across all high growth markets for insurance, Pension Fund, Asset Management and Non-Bank Credit Providers sub-sectors.”

Get in touch
Robert Cleasby
Global Head: Financial Institutions
James Robertson
Head: Financial Institutions SA
Charl Bruyns
Head: Investor Services
Lindeka Dzedze
Head: Institutional Sales
Kunaal Desai
Manager, Business Financial Institutions
Nicholas Riley
Manager, Corporate Financing Solutions
Sola Adegbesan
Head: Global Markets
Brem Peters
Head: Bank Sector