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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 29 July 2014


East African oil and gas discoveries to kick-start economic transformation

East African oil and gas discoveries are poised to fundamentally transform the economies of the region as the fuel resources usher in new investment in road, rail, power and industrial infrastructure, according to Standard Bank Group....

16 July 2014 More

Standard Bank Group arranges City of Johannesburg's debut green bond with R1.46 billion debt issue

Standard Bank Group has acted as co-arranger on the City of Johannesburg's green bond, the first listed green bond in the South African Debt Capital Markets. The bond will be used for environmental and social sustainability projects....

23 June 2014 More

Renewable energy projects funded by Standard Bank Group deliver power to Eskom REIPPP initiatives

Standard Bank Group has been instrumental in funding more than 940MW of renewable energy as part of Eskom's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPP) initiated by government. Of these projects, three were connected to the Eskom grid in 2013 bringing 121.5MW of renewable energy production to the national grid. This is enough to power over 65,000 homes. ...

19 June 2014 More