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    Africa's growth story is our growth story. Having been an integral part of this continent for over 150 years, our commitment to realising the dreams of Africa's people, communities, companies and countries is unquestionable. We will continue to look forward, think forward and act forward so that Africa's inspiring story continues to unfold and her next chapter is revealed.

  • Recent awards
    • African Business Magazines

      Ranked amongst the top 250 companies in Africa (2012)

    • Annual Ernst & Young

      Ernst & young excellence in corporate reporting survey- awarded 4th place in investment advisors category in South Africa (2011)

    • Acca South Africa Awards

      Best sustainability reporting award in the financial sector category (2012)

    • African Banker

      Deal of the year: Stanbic IBTC'S golden sugar refinery project (2011)

      African bank of the year (2011; 2012)

      African bond deal of the year: joint winner for restructuring of Senegal debut bond (2012)

      Deal of the year: Metorex acquisition by jinchuan (2012)

    • Africa Investor Index Series Awards

      Best Africa investment bank (2009; 2012)

      Best oil and gas deal: Stanbic IBTC bank for FHN 26 (2012)

    • All Africa Business Leader Awards

      Leadership in arts award (2011)

      Sim Tshabalala won the CNBC Africa business success in Africa award (2011)

    • Annual Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) Awards

      Gold award for an internal communication event (2009)

    • ACQ Country Awards

      Cross border advisor of the year (2011)

      Financial advisory firm of the year (2011)

      M&A advisory of the year (2011)

    • Brand Finance Global Nation Brands League Awards

      Recognised as the top African corporate brand (2012)

    • Brand Finance

      Sa's most valuable banking brand (2012)

    • Bloomberg Markets

      Ranked the world's 12th greenest bank (2013)

    • Credit Magazine

      Best bond in Africa (2010 – 2011)

    • China Outbound Investment Forum

      Best investment Bank in China (2011; 2012)

    • DealMakers

      Ranked number one by total deal value (2011)

      Top investment adviser by deal value (2012)

      Dealmaker of the year (2012)

      Best investment Bank in Africa (2012)

      Best investment Bank in London (2012)

    • EMEA Finance

      Best project finance house in Africa (2010; 2011)

      Best syndicated loan house in Africa (2010; 2012; 2013)

      Best natural resources deal in EMEA for the Boseto copper project in Botswana (2011)

      Best agro-industries deal in EMEA for the golden sugar company's sugar refinery deal (2011)

      Best natural resources deal in Africa for the Kwale mineral sands project in Kenya (2010; 2011)

      Best oil and gas deal in Africa (2010; 2011)

      Best investment Bank in Namibia (2011)

      Best cash management services in Africa (2012)

      Best investment Bank in Angola (2012)

      Best Bank in Malawi (2012)

      Best investment Bank in Malawi (2012)

      Best investment Bank in Namibia (2012)

      Best local Bank in South Africa (2012)

      Best local investment Bank in South Africa (2012)

      Best investment Bank in Zambia (2012)

      Best local Bank in Zimbabwe (Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe (2012)

      Best investment Bank in Zimbabwe (Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe) (2012)

      Best sovereign syndicated loan for taking part in Kenya's US$600-million capital raising (2013)

      Best supranational syndicated loan for its part in Afreximbank's US$500-millon, five-year Eurobond issuance (2013)

      Best M&A deal in Africa for Tiger Brands' acquisition of Dangote Flour Mills (2013)

      Best corporate bond in Africa for facilitating JD Group's issue (2013)

      Best IPO in Africa for the listing of Ugandan power distributor Umeme Limited's shares on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (2013)

      Best follow-on funding in Africa for Dangote Flour Mills of Nigeria (2013)

      Best securitisation deal in the EMEA region for SA Home Loans' recapitalization (2013)

    • Euromoney

      Best investment Bank in Nigeria (2010; 2011)

      Best risk adviser in Africa (2011)

      Best debt house in Africa (2011)

      Best Private Bank services overall for Mauritius (2012)

      Deal of the Year: Namibian debut 10 year bond transaction (2012)

      Best Research house in Africa for Economics (2012)

      Best Research house in Africa (2012)

      Best M&A house in South Africa (2012)

      Best Project Finance house in Africa (2012)

      Best Debt Capital markets house in Africa (2012)

      Best Bank in Uganda (2012)

      Best Risk Advisor in Africa (2012)

      Best Bank in Nigeria (2012)

      Best Sub-Saharan Africa research house survey (2013)

    • Empowerdex

      Top Empowerment Company in South Africa (2011)

    • Financial Mail

      Tenth place in SA's top 10 engager brands with a score of 123 (2011)

      Ranked second for total assets (2011)

      Ranked 7th out of 36 participating brokers/banks (2012)

      Equity sector research ranked 5th (2012)

      Second place in the African economies and markets category (2013)

    • Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa annual Awards

      Investment supplier of the year (Retail) (2011)

      Long-Term Insurer of the Year (2011)

    • Forbes magazine

      Jacko Maree (Ex – Chief Executive), was named one of the 20 most powerful and influential business people in Africa (2012)

      Top of 20 prominent South African businesses (2013)

    • Global Finance Magazine

      Best Bank for payments and collections in Africa (2010; 2011; 2012; 2013)

      Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in Africa (2010; 2011; 2012; 2013)

      Best Trade Finance Bank - Africa and South Africa (2011; 2013)

      Best investment bank in South African and Africa (2011; 2012)

      Best Bank in Democratic Republic of Congo (2011)

      Best Bank in Namibia (2011)

      Best Bank in South Africa (2011)

      Best Bank in Uganda (2011)

      Best Sub-Custodian in Nigeria (Stanbic IBTC) (2011; 2012)

      Best Sub-Custodian in South Africa (2011)

      Best Provider of money market funds in Africa (2011; 2012)

      Best FX Provider in Africa (2011; 2012)

      Best Bank in Angola (2012)

      Best FX Provider in Nigeria (Stanbic IBTC) and South Africa (2012)

      Best FX Provider in Botswana (2012)

      Best FX Provider in Zambia (2012)

      Best Trade Finance Bank in Africa (2012)

      Best Trade Finance Bank in South Africa (2012)

      Best Trade Finance Bank in South Africa and Nigeria (2013)

      Best investment bank in Angola and South Africa. (2013)

    • Global Investor

      Best Sub-Custody Bank in South Africa (2012; 2013)

      Best Sub-Custody Bank in Nigeria (2012; 2013)

    • Global Top 500 Banking Brands

      Most valuable banking brand in Africa (2011, 2012, 2013)

    • Global trade review (GTR)

      Best Trade Finance Bank in Sub-Saharan Africa (2011; 2012)

      Best deal of the year – Angola (2011)

      Deal of the year for Angola (2012)

      Best Deal for African Minerals Limited Export (2012)

    • Green Supply Chain

      Best ECO2Fleet product (2012)

    • International Fund and Product Awards

      Best Expatriate Bank – Standard Bank Offshore (2010-2012)

    • International Fund and Product Awards

      Best Expatriate Bank – Standard Bank Offshore (2010-2012)

    • Infrastructure Journal

      Nordstream (Phase 1) - oil & gas deal of the year (2011)

      Polkovo Airport PPP- transport deal of the year (2011)

    • JSE top 40 index

      Retained 7th position (2011)

    • KPMG Banking customer satisfaction survey

      Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc was rated as having the most satisfied customers (2011)

    • Newsweek

      Ranked South Africa's greenest company (2011)

    • Ombudsman

      Standard Insurance Limited has been awarded the Isabel Jones Ukusizana (2012)

    • Project Finance

      African Mining deal of the year - Konkola Copper (2012)

    • Russian Bullion Awards

      Best Foreign Bank in the Russian (2011)

    • South African Publication Forum

      Best Corporate Website; Biz Connect (2011)

    • SAP award programme

      Quality gold winner in Africa (2012)

    • Sake24

      2nd place in advertisements (2011)

    • The Ghananian Chronicle

      US Dollar payment by Deutsche Bank Group (2010; 2011)

      USD straight through processing (STP) excellence award (Stanbic Bank, Ghana) for the cross-border (2011)

    • Trade Finance magazine

      Best trade bank in sub-Saharan Africa and best trade bank in South Africa (2011)

    • The Ghananian Chronicle

      USD Straight through Processing (STP) Excellence Award (Stanbic Bank, Uganda) by Deutsche Bank Group (2010, 2011, 2012)

    • Trade Finance magazine

      Leading natural resources Bank (2011)

      Deal of the year (2011)

    • Trade & Forfaiting Review

      Commercial deal of the year – Export Trading Group (2011)

    • Treasury Management International

      Bank for innovation and excellence for risk in Africa (2012)

    • Trade & Forfaiting

      Commercial deal of the year – Export Trading Group (2013)

    • The Banker

      Best Bank in Malawi (2008-2011)

      Best bank in Africa (2010; 2011)

      Best Bank in Lesotho (2010; 2011)

      Best Bank in Malawi (2010; 2011)

      Best Bank in Zimbabwe (2010; 2011)

      Most Innovative investment Bank from Africa (2010; 2012)

      Most valuable global banking brand (2011, 2012)

      Best bond deal of the Year in Africa (2011)

      Best Bank in Botswana (2011)

      Best Bank in top 50 African Banks (2011)

      Deal of the Year: Bonds: Joint book runner for Namibia's debut USD500 million 10 year 5.50% Eurobond (2012)

      Deal of the Year: Loans category - Helios Towers Tanzania (2012)

      Awarded Africa's largest bank (2012)

      Ranked 106th on The Banker's list of 1000 top banks in the world – Africa's top bank in the ranking (2012)

      Bank of the year (Standard Bank won accolades in four of the 10 award categories for facilitating some of Africa's landmark transactions 2013)

    • Trust Barometer Survey

      Acknowledged as the most trusted company in South Africa (2011)

    • Women of Distinction Award Committee

      Equal opportunity employer award (2012)

    • World Finance

      Best oil and gas investment company (2011)

      Best investment Bank in Botswana (2012)

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