Focus on improving returns

We are confident of our positioning across Africa and of the quality and dedication of our people to serve and provide value for our clients.

The considerable progress we have made in realigning our available resources and intensifying our focus on the expanding markets on the African continent has delivered an enviable franchise off which the group is able to drive sustainable growth. Competition is high in all the markets we serve and business operating environments remain challenging.

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Updated 20 September 2014

Standard Bank Group receives kudos at Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards 2014

Standard Bank Group has received several prestigious awards in numerous categories in the 2014 Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards. The awards speak to Standard Bank Group’s ability to deliver solutions that showcase the group’s real estate expertise and in-depth knowledge across various markets on the African continent....

11 September 2014 More

The Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd signs US$560m term loan facility

The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited signed a US$560-million, 36 months term loan facility in London today. The transaction was launched at US$375-million and an oversubscription of US$185-million was obtained, allowing for a final take of US$560-million....

5 September 2014 More

Standard Bank Group to sponsor IRONMAN South Africa events

Standard Bank Group and IRONMAN South Africa have entered into a sponsorship agreement that will secure the long-term sustainability of one of the country’s premier endurance events. It will at the same time enable Standard Bank Group to extend its brand reach to the fast-growing sport of triathlon....

4 September 2014 More