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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Banking and other financial services to individual customers and small and medium enterprises in Africa


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Updated 29 August 2014

Mozambican President thanks Standard Bank Group for 120 years

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza has praised the contribution that Standard Bank Group has provided to the growth and stability of the Mozambican economy, especially in the financial market and the socio-economic development of the country since it first set up operations in country in 1894....

27 August 2014 More

Stanbic Bank Botswana selected as custodian for Debswana Pension Fund

Stanbic Bank Botswana has been appointment as custodian of the Debswana Pension Fund (DPF) in Botswana, the second largest private pension fund in that market. ...

26 August 2014 More

African expansion drives South African corporate borrowing

South African corporate borrowing is being driven through expansion into Africa coupled with refinancing activities, especially as a slower domestic economy curbs the need for bank loans and bond issuance required for local expansion....

22 August 2014 More