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Standard Bank wins Africa awards at SIBOS 2017
Oct 23, 2017

Standard Bank Group has scooped 38 awards for its work across Africa, from Global Finance, EMEA Finance, GTR, Global Investor and The Banker at the annual SIBOS conference, hosted in Toronto.

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Standard Bank joins CCRM - global digital Trade risk network
Oct 19, 2017

Standard Bank has signed an agreement with CCRManager Pte Ltd, a global trade FinTech company, joining their global innovative electronic platform as a member bank.

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Weathering Africa’s commercial real estate storm
Aug 23, 2017

Innovative financing solutions realises African real estate opportunity JOHANNESBURG, 23 August 2017: The brilliant thing about working in Africa is the continent’s ability to change - and adapt - almost instantly. While at first glance this is often interpreted as a challenge or a risk, the importance of adopting a, “glass-half-full approach has never been more essential than in Africa’s current real estate environment,” says Gerhard Zeelie, Head of Real Estate Finance, Africa Regions, at Standard Bank.

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Standard Bank reports robust results for the interim period end 30 June 2017
Aug 17, 2017

Standard Bank Group’s results for the period ended 30 June 2017 were robust, underpinned by its universal client offering, geographic diversity and increasingly digital capabilities.

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Standard Bank acts as Joint Lead Manager and Bookrunner on Liquid Telecom’s debut High Yield Bond offering
Aug 03, 2017

Johannesburg, 18 July 2017: On 6 July 2017, Standard Bank acted as Joint Lead Manager and Bookrunner on Liquid Telecom’s debut high yield bond offering.

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Standard Bank supports transformation of South African private hospital sector
Jul 10, 2017

Standard Bank is proud to have supported Busamed in its recent acquisition of the operations of Gateway and Hillcrest private hospitals from Ross Healthcare.

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Listed residential funds could re-ignite South Africa’s residential build
Jun 19, 2017

Standard Bank believes that South Africa has an opportunity to re-invigorate its affordable residential build sector through the establishment of listed residential funds.

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Technology rewrites Africa’s energy future
Jun 07, 2017

New disruptive technologies are changing the way that energy generation and distribution is understood and funded in Africa.

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Africa’s growth driven by convergence of telecoms, technology and media
May 30, 2017

Nina Triantis, Global Head of Telecommunications at Standard Bank believes that the current convergence between telecommunications, technology and media provides a new lens through which to understand Africa’s rapidly evolving growth - and future potential.

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Global consumer themes combine with new technologies to create African opportunity
May 18, 2017

Key global consumer themes are now also evident and relevant in Africa. Combined with new technologies this presents Africans with a real opportunity to participate – as producers and suppliers of consumer products – in the world’s rapidly evolving and expanding consumer market.

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Standard Bank’s USD120 million financing deal helps power up energy supply in Zimbabwe
May 15, 2017

Standard Bank, as mandated Lead Arranger, has finalised a USD120 million debt package with Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), for the rehabilitation of existing power infrastructure at Kariba South Hydro Power Station and Hwange Thermal Power Station.

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Partnership in African agribusiness leading to opportunities on the continent
May 11, 2017

Organic growth and global partnerships are seeing Africa’s dynamic domestic agribusinesses rapidly develop new markets for African food products across the continent.

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Dual currency funding absorbs liquidity shocks in African Real Estate Market
Apr 04, 2017

Funding commercial property developments with a mix of hard and local currency provides an innovative mechanism for Africa’s commercial real estate sector, to mitigate currency volatility and liquidity risk says Standard Bank.

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Expanding global trade remains key driver of world prosperity and stability
Mar 09, 2017

Cape Town, 9 March 2017: The expansion of global trade over the last 50 years has created industries, jobs and value on an unprecedented scale, driving innovation and technological advances and in the process, benefitting most of the countries, most of the time.

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Standard Bank continues to grow its business across Africa
Mar 02, 2017

Standard Bank Group continued to grow its businesses both in South Africa and in its Africa regions franchise despite the elevated levels of macro, political and policy uncertainty experienced in many of the markets in which the group operates.

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ETFs track fortunes of platinum-group metals
Feb 08, 2017

Precious metal Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have evolved a long way from being the new kids on the metals investment scene. Today ETFs act as a market barometer for underlying investor demand and a potential window into the future metal demand and prices.

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Standard Bank scoops awards for Bank of the Year
Dec 12, 2016

Standard Bank Group has been awarded ‘Regional Bank of the Year – Africa’ by the Banker Magazine for 2016.

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Bringing clarity to Africa’s corporate transaction landscape
Dec 08, 2016

In spite of the current challenges facing the M&A landscape in Africa, there are pockets of opportunity as businesses review their strategies in response to changing global realities.

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Spire Awards affirm Standard Bank’s client-centric approach
Dec 01, 2016

Walking away from the 15th annual JSE Spire Awards in 2016 with six accolades covering fixed income, currency and commodity derivatives markets, “confirmed the relevance of Standard Bank’s client-centric strategy - delivering consistently good work in a tough macro-economic environment,” said Stephen Barnes, Head, Client Solutions & Distribution for Global Markets at Standard Bank.

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Standard Bank awarded Best Bank for South African Rand and African Currencies
Dec 01, 2016

Standard Bank, Africa’s biggest lender by assets, has been awarded the Best Bank for South African Rand and the Best Bank for African Currencies excluding the Rand, in FX Week’s 2016 survey of the global foreign exchange industry.

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African debt capital markets resilient in face of growth challenges
Nov 30, 2016

Debt capital markets in Africa remain resilient, displaying innovation in response to challenging regional and global environments.

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Africa’s custodians actively developing domestic capital markets
Nov 28, 2016

Today the role of the custodian in Africa has evolved. This is especially evident in the way custodians are focusing on meeting both business and client needs to initiate and enable development of the continent’s capital markets.

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Africa’s growth drives emergence of renminbi as global reserve currency
Oct 26, 2016

Future Chinese-African economic relations will see Africa leverage the renminbi as a global reserve and trading currency

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Intra-African services industry a growing reality
Oct 19, 2016

Botswana based multi-national ecotourism company, Wilderness Safaris, operating nearly 40 luxury safari camps across eight African countries, has successfully raised a USD35 million bilateral loan for the purchase of a new ecotourism company in Kenya and for further expansion across Africa.

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Standard Bank hosts first ICMA workshop in South Africa
Oct 17, 2016

Bringing global capital market capabilities to Africa The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (“Standard Bank”), Africa’s largest bank by assets, recently hosted Africa’s first International Capital Market Association (ICMA) workshop in Johannesburg.

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Standard Bank recognised for excellence across Africa
Oct 06, 2016

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has been recognised for excellence across the continent, scooping 16 awards in the 2016 EMEA Finance African Banking awards, including Best Investment Bank in Africa for the ninth consecutive year.

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South Africa is open for business
Oct 03, 2016

A group of leading South African business executives, key government officials and labour representatives are in New York to tell the South African investment story to international investors.

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Standard Bank voted Best Overall Bank in Africa
Sep 29, 2016

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets has been voted the Best Overall Bank in Africa in the 2016 Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards for the fourth consecutive year.

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Standard Bank scoops 27 awards at SIBOS 2016
Sep 28, 2016

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, scooped 27 awards from Global Finance, Euromoney and EMEA Finance Treasury Services. The awards were presented at the annual Sibos conference currently underway in Geneva.

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Managing risk and driving trade will shape next chapter of the African growth story
Sep 27, 2016

“A correct understanding of risk in Africa – along with an appreciation of the growth potential yet to be unlocked by trade; both cross-border and intra-Africa, provides global corporates with a new lens through which to identify and access African growth,” says Vinod Madhavan, Head, Transactional Products and Services, Africa at Standard Bank.

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Standard Bank, OPIC And Wells Fargo Sign $300 Million Facility To Support Power And Infrastructure Projects In Africa
Sep 21, 2016

New York, NY – Standard Bank of South Africa (SBSA), the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, and Wells Fargo Bank announced a $300 million facility to fund power and infrastructure projects in Africa. The 12-year funding line for Standard Bank, the largest African banking group by assets, was signed on the side lines of the US-Africa Business Forum in New York City. SBSA will provide $33 million from its balance sheet to support transactions financed by the facility.

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Blending a basket of currencies with a bank hedge reduces African currency volatility risk
Aug 16, 2016

A hybrid facility, blending a basket of local and hard currency with a bank hedge, provides an alternative to managing currency volatility and liquidity risk in African commercial property transactions.

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Partnerships crucial to fuelling Kenya’s growth
Jul 11, 2016

The prospects for East Africa as a trading bloc remain promising despite the current headwinds being faced in the global economy.

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Standard Bank recognised at 2016 Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Jul 07, 2016

Standard Bank has been recognised as Africa’s Best Bank for Markets and Africa’s Best Bank for Wealth Management at the 2016 Euromoney Awards for Excellence, in London.

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Standard Bank leads on 2016 Eurobond issuance in Africa
Jun 30, 2016

Standard Bank has acted as Joint Lead Manager and Bookrunner on Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement’s (BOAD) inaugural Eurobond. The US$750 million 5 year issuance is BOAD’s debut Eurobond and matches in size the largest ever US$ Eurobond issue by any African financial institution. The Bank has also worked on local currency bond issuances across Africa this year, including four from the Republic of Ghana (for Stanbic Bank Ghana), two issuances each from Bayport Financial Services in Ghana and Mozambique and the first Namibia dollar (“NAD”) denominated domestic bond issuance by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

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Africa uniquely placed to develop a diverse and sustainable energy mix
Jun 21, 2016

Africa is uniquely placed to build a sustainable, renewable energy matrix with immense potential, says Rentia van Tonder, Head: Power at Standard Bank.

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Standard Bank secures N$700-million 5-Year Bond
Jun 02, 2016

Standard Bank is proud to have successfully sealed a 5-year Namibia Dollar Bond issuance in the local capital markets.

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Power trading will drive electricity landscape over the next five years
May 17, 2016

Power trading agreements between countries that possess excess power generating capacity and those battling supply shortages will be a dominant theme in the electricity markets of south-central African nations in the next three to five years, says Standard Bank.

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Businesses that understand and grasp the African consumer market growth opportunity stand to reap powerful rewards
May 04, 2016

The burgeoning African consumer sector offers attractive opportunities to businesses looking to enter new markets. But the key to unlocking these opportunities is sound commercial navigation and balance-sheet backing. In addition, understanding the intricacies of the local consumer landscape is crucial.

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Off-grid solutions becoming an important consideration in the power sector
Apr 26, 2016

South Africa is currently one of the most attractive destinations for power project developers, sponsors and energy players seeking investment opportunities to support and grow power projects. One of the key drivers for any power sector player remains an enabling environment with long term sustainability and commitment to enhance and support growth.

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Standard Bank Group secures US$95 million facility upsizing for Helios Towers Tanzania
Apr 19, 2016

Standard Bank Group is pleased to announce the successful completion of a US$95 million equivalent upsizing of the syndicated term loan facilities for Helios Towers Tanzania Ltd (HTT), a subsidiary of Helios Towers Africa Ltd (HTA), to finance the next phase of expansion of its network of telecommunications towers across Tanzania. Over the last five years, HTT has grown its operations and built a robust track record of operational excellence and client-focused service.

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Standard Bank secures US$1 billion loan from top international banks
Apr 15, 2016

The Standard Bank of South Limited (SBSA) has signed a US$1 billion, 36-month, term loan facility in London today. The transaction was initially launched on 4 March 2016 at US$ 600 million and was well oversubscribed allowing for a final take up of US$1 billion. The facility is priced at 120 basis points over Libor.

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Cash, trade and securities innovations are connecting Africa to the world
Apr 05, 2016

In late 2008 the global economy entered into a financial crisis that became the catalyst for a shift in the way transactional banking was viewed by corporate clients and their bankers all over the world.

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Standard Bank wins best FX provider in Africa award for fourth year running
Feb 16, 2016

Standard Bank Group was named the best foreign exchange provider in Africa at the recent 2016 Global Finance World’s Best Foreign Exchange Providers Awards. This is the fourth year in a row in which Standard Bank, Africa’s largest by assets, has won in the Africa category.

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Standard Bank wins Risk Emerging Markets Dealer of the Year award for 2016
Feb 01, 2016

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has won the prestigious Risk Emerging Markets Dealer of the Year award for 2016, following a strong performance by its team in challenging market conditions.

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Standard Bank finances multi-million dollar Solar Power Plant
Jan 25, 2016

Standard Bank has set the trend in becoming the first commercial bank to finance a multi-million dollar solar power generation in Namibia. The N$170-million term loan facility came after Standard Bank signed the deal with HopSol Power Generation last month.

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Standard Bank and ICBC to raise R10 billion to support SA power generation
Dec 04, 2015

Over the next five years, Standard Bank will assist its strategic partner, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) to raise R10 billion to support the development of South Africa's power generation infrastructure, said Standard Bank Group Chief Executive Sim Tshabalala.

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Standard Bank completes its PGM exchange traded fund stable
Dec 02, 2015

Standard Bank will on Friday, 4 December list the first rhodium-backed exchange traded fund, (ETF), in South Africa and Africa, to complete its suite of available ETFs across the platinum group metal space.

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Higher liquidity levels open the door to more corporate issuance in Africa’s debt capital markets
Nov 30, 2015

The Nigerian and Kenyan debt markets are poised for growth following a turbulent few months, says Standard Bank. An increase in capital requirements for the public sector and the need for more sophisticated products by financial institutions have been major drivers of debt capital markets across key regions in Africa.

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Development of African capital markets to be driven by domestic institutional investors
Nov 26, 2015

The growth of the pension funds, insurance and mutual fund industry together with the rollout of more sophisticated trading and settlement infrastructure is accelerating the overall development of capital markets in Africa, says Standard Bank.

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Dual currency funding structures can help stabilise real estate markets in sub-Saharan Africa
Nov 17, 2015

Dual currency funding structures can bring stability and robustness to real estate deals in sub-Saharan Africa, as developers and retailers seek solutions to the volatility currently faced in their domestic economies. Traditionally, most property development projects are financed in dollars to assist in creating a sustainable and predictable funding environment for the assets.

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Standard Bank partners with Dubai business forum to promote Africa growth and development
Nov 16, 2015

Over a 1000 influential and prominent people from across Africa and the Middle East meet in Dubai this week to explore how they can work together to ensure that Africa becomes an engine of global growth.

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Standard Bank scoops 22 awards for its activities across Africa at SIBOS 2015
Oct 14, 2015

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s leading bank by assets, collected 22 awards in the EMEA Finance’s Treasury Services Awards and Global Finance's World's Best Bank Awards, both for 2015. The awards were presented at the Sibos conference in Singapore.

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Standard Bank recognised by The Banker as “Most Innovative Investment Bank from Africa” for 2015
Oct 08, 2015

The Standard Bank Group has been acknowledged as the Most Innovative Investment Bank from Africa by The Banker, in their 2015 investment banking awards.

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Banks to play bigger role in pension administration as demand for independent reporting and lower costs increase
Sep 28, 2015

The role of custodians is advancing beyond traditional functions of safeguarding assets and settling trades, to the full administration of pension fund investments.

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Standard Bank West African Investors Conference held
Sep 19, 2015

The Standard Bank West African Investors Conference, a confab that enables investors to get first-hand information from listed companies on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), has been held in Accra.

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Standard Bank signs trilateral cooperation agreement
Sep 14, 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa 14 September 2015 - Standard Bank today signed a trilateral business cooperation agreement with Woori Bank and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) to promote mutual cooperation in relation to business expansion in Africa.

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Standard Bank receives accolades at 2015 Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards
Sep 08, 2015

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets has been voted the Best Overall Bank in Africa in the 2015 Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards. Standard Bank also received several additional awards in recognition of its ability to tailor solutions for clients in an increasingly complex marketplace.

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Real estate in Africa continues to drive growth potential, says Standard Bank Group
Aug 24, 2015

A growing consumer middle-class, powered by rapid urbanisation and shifting demographic trends is driving both property demand and growth opportunities in the real estate industry across the African continent.

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Exchange control relaxation in 2015 opens door to portfolio diversification, says Standard Bank Group
Aug 06, 2015

The relaxation of exchange controls announced in the 2015 Budget offers investors the opportunity to internationalise their asset bases and limit the risk of having all their eggs in a highly localised portfolio.

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Innovative partnerships can drive empowerment initiatives in the property sector, says Standard Bank Group
Jul 30, 2015

Standard Bank Group is proud to be partnering with Resilient Property Income Fund Limited, Capital Property Fund Limited and Fortress Income Fund Limited, who are key participants in the success of the Siyakha Education Trust.

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Standard Bank Group plays key role in driving trade and supply chain finance efficiencies across Africa
Jul 28, 2015

Greater levels of trade will fuel Africa’s growth but companies need to be better positioned to seize the opportunities by improving their working capital management capabilities and access to finance to fund these opportunities, says Standard Bank Group.

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Standard Bank Group top custodian for sixth consecutive year
Jul 20, 2015

Standard Bank Group has been awarded “Custodian of the Year” at the annual Imbasa Yegolide Awards presented by Batseta, the Council of Retirement Funds for South Africa. A custodian is a financial institution offering trade settlement, safekeeping of assets and corporate event processing.

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Standard Bank Group recognised in the EMEA Finance Achievement Awards 2014
Jun 18, 2015

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s leading lender by assets, has again been recognised at the annual EMEA Finance Achievement Awards, scooping 21 accolades across the capital markets and project finance categories.

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Standard Bank Group signs R1 billion debt facility with Durban’s Shree Property Holdings
Jun 17, 2015

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s biggest lender by assets and earnings, has signed a debt facility of R1 billion rand with South African Durban based company in, Shree Property Holdings, to enable the company to refinance existing loan facilities and acquire new properties to add to its industrial property portfolio in province of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Easier financing is helping fast track energy projects and bridge gaps
Jun 11, 2015

More workable and pragmatic models for project finance are helping improve the pace of projects in Africa and remove some of the bottlenecks that existed previously.

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Standard Bank Group becomes first African bank to chair Equator Principles Association
Jun 01, 2015

Standard Bank Group has been appointed the new chair of the Equator Principles Association for 2015/16, making it the first African Bank to be elected to this position.

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Angolan government’s actions and improved capital market access, aids recovery from oil price fall
May 14, 2015

Investors remain cautious after the more than 50% drop in the oil price and recent credit rating downgrades in Angola, but recent signs of price stability and quick government action to manage the situation are expected to encourage development opportunities in the future.

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$120bn trade finance gap is holding back African growth opportunities, cautions Standard Bank Group
May 13, 2015

“Lack of access to affordable trade finance is holding back the economic and employment potential of African countries,” says Vinod Madhavan, Head of Transactional Products and Services, South Africa at Standard Bank Group.

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Standard Bank Group scoops accolades in The Banker Deals of the Year Awards for 2015
May 11, 2015

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest lender by assets, has scooped five regional deal accolades in The Banker Deals of the Year Awards 2015. These awards recognise excellence for deals completed across Africa, taking into account the various categories for deal submissions.

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Super-premium beer market to grow 30% this year and 35% in 2016, Standard Bank says
May 05, 2015

The super-premium beer market in South Africa, (traditionally called craft beer), may still be in the fledgling stages of its development, but the market is estimated by Standard Bank Group to grow 30% this year and another 35% in 2016.

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Standard Bank Group wins Super Regional award in Profit & Loss Services’ 2015 Digital FX Awards
Apr 28, 2015

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s biggest lender by assets, has won the Super Regional award for its eMarketTrader platform in the in the 2015 Profit & Loss Services Digital FX Awards.

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Price speculators spur buying interest in oil exchange-traded note
Apr 10, 2015

The oil price shock is still reverberating throughout the world, but Standard Bank Group’s West Texas Intermediate crude oil tracking exchange-traded note has received a spike in buying interest over the last six weeks as investors try and pick the bottom of the oil market.

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Standard Bank Group signs US$250 million loan
Mar 27, 2015

Standard Bank Group signed a US$250 million loan agreement with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC). The credit line is co-financed by Mizuho Bank, Ltd, with JBIC providing a partial guarantee for the co-financed portion. The funding will be used by Standard Bank Group to on-lend to green energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa.

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China’s investment in African resources “Still at an early stage and on a clear path”, says Standard Bank Group
Feb 26, 2015

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.

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Standard Bank Group facilitation of Woolworths' ground-breaking acquisition wins Deal of the Year
Feb 18, 2015

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. Standard Bank Group, Africa's largest lender by assets, acted as joint financial and debt advisor, lead debt provider, transaction sponsor, joint book runner and underwriter to Woolworths Holdings Limited, on the acquisition of the iconic Australian department store retailer and on the R2.2bn offer to the remaining Country Road minorities.

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GEPF chooses Standard Bank Group to provide Master Custody and Recordkeeping Services for its more than R1.5 trillion of assets
Feb 11, 2015

Africa’s largest pension fund, the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF), has chosen Standard Bank Group to provide a full range of investor services product solutions for its more than R1.5-trillion of assets under management.

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Batten down the hatches on industrial commodities, says Standard Bank expert
Feb 10, 2015

Investors in industrial commodities may need to batten down the hatches in the year ahead, while precious metals could show improved signs of growth over the next three years, says the Head of International Mining and Metals at Standard Bank, Rajat Kohli.

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African mining prospects remain intact despite cautious 2015, Standard Bank says
Feb 09, 2015

2015 will continue to be challenging for the global mining industry. Commodity prices are not anticipated to exhibit material improvement, impacting on sector valuations and the ability to raise financing. But, amid a more sober outlook, the prospects for mining in Africa remains essentially intact over the medium term, according to Standard Bank Group, Africa's biggest lender by assets.

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Standard Bank named `Bank of the Year’ for Middle East & Africa at 2014 PFI Awards Ceremony
Feb 05, 2015

Standard Bank has been awarded Middle East & Africa Bank of the Year in the 2014 Project Finance International (PFI) Awards in recognition of its key role in arranging some of the most strategically significant power infrastructure transactions on the African continent last year. Africa’s biggest lender by assets, Standard Bank was recognised for its role in arranging a €625.3 million facility for the Lake Turkana wind farm project in Kenya; the structuring of USD893 million in funding for a 340 Megawatt (MW) power plant in Ghana; as well as arranging of USD 170 million in debt to build a 118 MW gas-fired power plant in Mozambique.

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Standard Bank Group sells 60% of London-based operations
Feb 02, 2015

Standard Bank Group signed the closing documents with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) to cement the completion of the disposal of a 60% stake in Standard Bank Plc on 1 February 2015.

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Standard Bank Arranges USD 1.25 Billion Eskom Bond Sale to International Investors
Feb 02, 2015

Standard Bank South Africa is proud to have partnered with Eskom to sell USD 1.25 billion 10 year fixed rate bonds into the international capital markets. The funds raised will enable the state-run utility, which produces more than 95% of South Africa's and 40% of Africa's power, to fund its generation expansion program.

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Standard Bank Group recognised as ‘Most Innovative Investment Bank From Africa’
Oct 06, 2014

Standard Bank Group has been acknowledged as the “Most Innovative Investment Bank From Africa” by The Banker magazine, one of the most highly-regarded global financial publications.

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Standard Bank leads on largest Sub-Saharan Africa Sukuk
Sep 22, 2014

Standard Bank has acted as Joint Lead Manager on the National Treasury of South Africa’s debut Sukuk in the international capital markets. The US$500m 5.75-year Sukuk is the largest Sukuk issuance from Sub-Saharan Africa and only the third Sukuk to be issued by a non-Islamic country. It follows Sukuk issues by the UK in June this year and Hong Kong earlier this month. The Sukuk will be used to fund South Africa’s National Revenue Fund. It also creates a benchmark for the market which will assist state-owned companies to access diversified sources of funding from Islamic investors. The resounding success of the transaction positions South Africa as a future hub for Islamic finance in Africa.

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Standard Bank Group receives kudos at Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards 2014
Sep 12, 2014

Standard Bank Group has received several prestigious awards in numerous categories in the 2014 Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards. The awards speak to Standard Bank Group’s ability to deliver solutions that showcase the group’s real estate expertise and in-depth knowledge across various markets on the African continent.

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Standard Bank receives several awards at Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards 2014
Sep 11, 2014

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets and earnings has received several prestigious awards in numerous categories in the 2014 Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards. The awards speak to Standard Bank’s ability to deliver solutions that showcase the group’s real estate expertise and in-depth knowledge across various markets on the African continent.

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