12 July 2012
Standard Bank Group wins two best bank awards
Standard Bank Group has been recognised as the "Best Bank of the Year - South Africa"
and the "Best Investment Bank - Africa" at the annual DealMakers Banking Awards
Standard Bank Group was voted for by readers of DealMakers Monthly, which is an established global publication
that covers deals taking place in the market. Over 31 540 votes were cast by its
varied readership, which includes chief executives and chief financial officers of
banks, corporate law firms and venture capital/private equity companies.
The DealMakers annual banking awards recognise a select number of leading banks
and those firms working in an advisory capacity within the banking sector, across
the globe, for their areas of specialisation, withintheir geographical location.
The poll represents who the readership believes are the leading banks globally,
and those firms who are considered leading firms, working in an advisory capacity
within the banking sector.
Steven Wallace, Standard Bank Group's Global Head of Advisory, says: "We are delighted
to be recognised for our market leading capabilities on the continent. Standard
Bank Group has an in depth knowledge of African markets and we are pleased to be
awarded this accolade from DealMakers for our work over the past year."