The group at a glance

Standard Bank Group is the largest African bank by assets and earnings

  • Total assets of R1 549 billion ($183 billion)
  • Headline earnings of R15 billion ($1,8 billion)
  • Market capitalisation of R191 billion ($23 billion)
  • Employs approximately 49 000 people
  • Tier I capital adequacy ratio 11,7%

Offers a range of banking and related financial services

  • Operates in 18 countries on the African continent, including South Africa, as well as in other selected emerging markets
  • Owns a controlling stake in the South African listed insurance company, Liberty Holdings Limited.

Three business units: Personal & Business Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking and Liberty

  • One of the four full-service South African banks
  • 150 years history in South Africa
  • Listed on the JSE since 1970
  • Started building a franchise outside southern Africa in early 1990's.

Our major subsidiaries

  • The Standard Bank of South Africa
  • Stanbic Africa Holdings
  • Standard International Holdings (which includes Standard Bank Plc)
  • Standard Bank Offshore Group
  • Standard Bank Group International
  • Liberty Holdings (53.6%)

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Where you'll find us

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