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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 02 March 2015

CfC Stanbic Holdings records 11% rise in profit in 2014

CfC Stanbic, Holdings, a member of the Standard Bank Group, saw a profit increase of 11% to KShs 5.69 billion, after tax for the year ending 31 December 2014....

26 February 2015 More

China's investment in African resources 'Still at an early stage and on a clear path', says Standard Bank Group

China's investment in African resources remains at a relatively early stage and is likely to increase further over the next decade. This is despite the economic slowdown being experienced in the world's second largest economy, according to Standard Bank Group, the continent's biggest lender by assets....

26 February 2015 More

Standard Bank Group facilitation of Woolworths' ground-breaking acquisition wins Deal of the Year

The R21.4 billion acquisition by Woolworths of David Jones has won the Deal of the Year 2014 award at the Cell C DealMakers Annual Gala Awards Banquet, hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa last night....

18 February 2015 More