Our Awards

Our Awards

The Bank of the Year Awards 2016

  • Bank of the Year Botswana - Stanbic Bank Botswana
  • Bank of the Year Malawi - Standard Bank Malawi
  • Bank of the Year South Africa - Standard Bank Group
  • Bank of the Year Swaziland - Standard Bank Swaziland
  • Bank of the Year Tanzania - Standard Bank Group Tanzania
  • Bank of the Year Uganda - Stanbic Bank Uganda

Global Finance World’s Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers 2016

  • Best overall bank for cash management in Africa
  • Best bank for financial risk management in Africa
  • Best treasury & cash management provider in Angola, Kenya and South Africa

Global Finance World’s Best FX Providers 2016

  • Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Africa
  • Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Angola
  • Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Botswana,
  • Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Kenya
  • Best Foreign Exchange Provider in South Africa
  • Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Zambia.

Global Finance World’s Best Investment Bank’s awards 2016

  • Best Investment Bank in Africa
  • Best M&A Bank in Africa
  • Best Investment Bank in Mozambique
  • Best investment Bank in Angola

Euromoney 2016

  • Best South African Trade Bank

African Banker Awards 2015

  • Best retail bank in Africa
  • Deal of the year – Equity Seplat IPO

Banker Africa

  • Best regional bank, Southern Africa
  • Best investment bank, Southern Africa
  • Best retail bank. Southern Africa
  • Best investment bank, East Africa, Stanbic CFC

emeafinance Achievement Awards

Loans winners

  • Best syndicated loan house in Africa: Standard Bank
  • Best syndicated loan in EMEA: INT/IHS's US$800mn loan
  • Best syndicated loan in Africa: First Quantum Minerals' US$3bn loan
  • Best supranational syndicated loan: Africa Finance Corporation's US$300mn loan
  • Best financial institution syndicated loan: Standard Bank's US$700mn loan

M&A winners

  • Best cross-border M&A deal: Woolworths buys David Jones

Equity capital markets winners

  • Best equity house in Africa: Standard Bank
  • Best IPO in Africa: Seplat
  • Best follow-on funding in EMEA: Woolworths' ZAR9.98bn offering
  • Best follow-on funding in Africa: Diamond Bank's NGN50.37bn offering

Private equity winners

  • Best private equity exit: Actis exits Umeme

Debt capital markets winners

  • Best sovereign bond in EMEA: Kenya's US$2bn issuance
  • Best supranational borrower: African Development Bank

Structured Finance

  • Best structured finance deal in EMEA: Oando Energy Resources' ConocoPhillips Nigeria acquisition financing

emeafinance African Banking 2015

  • Best investment bank in Africa Standard Bank
  • Best investment bank in Angola: Standard Bank de Angola
  • Best investment bank in Ghana: Stanbic Bank Ghana
  • Best investment bank in Mozambique: Standard Bank Mozambique
  • Best bank in Namibia: Standard Bank Namibia
  • Best investment bank in Nigeria: Stanbic IBTC Capital
  • Best broker in Nigeria: Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers
  • Best bank in South Africa: Standard Bank
  • Best investment bank, CFC Stanbic Bank, Kenya
  • Best investment bank in South Africa: Standard Bank
  • Best investment bank in Tanzania: Stanbic Bank Tanzania
  • Best investment bank in Uganda: Stanbic Bank Uganda
  • Best bank in Zimbabwe: Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe
  • Best investment bank in Zimbabwe: Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe
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emeafinance Treasury Service 2015

  • Best FX services in Africa
  • Best transactional bank for financial institutions in Africa


Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2015

  • Best bank in Africa
  • Best risk advisor in Africa
  • Best bank in Botswana
  • Best bank in Uganda


Euromoney’s Real Estate Survey 2015 – ranked 1st

  • Loan finance, Africa
  • Equity finance, Africa
  • Debt capital markets, Africa
  • M&A Advisory, Africa
  • Overall, Ghana
  • Loan finance, Ghana
  • Equity finance, Ghana
  • Debt capital markets, Ghana
  • Overall, Nigeria
  • Loan finance, Nigeria
  • Debt capital markets, Nigeria
  • Overall, South Africa


Global Finance World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks 2015

  • Best bank in Africa
  • Best bank in the Angola
  • Best bank in Zimbabwe

Global Finance World’s Best Global Banks 2015

  • Best in frontier markets (Global)

Global Finance World’s Best Trade Finance Banks 2015

  • Best trade finance provider in Africa
  • Best trade finance provider in Angola
  • Best trade finance provider in Kenya
  • Best trade finance provider in South Africa

Global Finance World’s Best Sub-Custodian Banks 2015

  • Best sub-custodian bank in Africa
  • Best sub-custodian bank in Ghana
  • Best sub-custodian bank in Kenya
  • Best sub-custodian bank in Mozambique
  • Best sub-custodian bank in Namibia
  • Best sub-custodian bank in Nigeria

GTR Leaders in Trade 2015

  • Best trade finance bank in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Best trade finance bank in South Africa
  • Best trade finance bank in Uganda

The Banker Deals of the Year for Africa 2015

  • Africa - Islamic Finance: South Africa $500m Sovereign Sukuk
  • Africa - M&A: Woolworths' Acquisition of David Jones
  • Africa - High yield & leveraged finance: Metair's R1.2Bn in Pref shares and R750m Senior revolving credit facility
  • Africa - infrastructure & project Finance : Funding for $623m Lake Turkana wind farm
  • Africa - securitisation & structured finance: $800m Facility for INT Towers Ltd

The Banker Investment Banking Awards 2015

  • Most innovative investment bank from Africa

Risk Awards 2014

  • Global Emerging Markets Dealer of the Year

Global Investor Awards 2014

  • Ranked 1st for sub-custody in Kenya
  • Ranked 1st for sub-custody in Namibia
  • Ranked 1st for sub-custody in Nigeria
  • Ranked 1st for sub-custody in South Africa
  • Ranked 1st for sub-custody in Swaziland
  • Ranked 1st for sub-custody in Zimbabwe

Global Finance World’s Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers 2014

  • Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in Africa
  • Best Bank for Liquidity Management in Africa
  • Best Provider of Money Market Funds in Africa
  • Best Bank for Payments & Collections in Africa

Global Finance World’s Best Investment Banks 2014

  • Best in Frontier Markets (Global)
  • Best Investment Bank in Africa

Global Finance World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks 2014

  • Best Bank in Africa
  • Best Bank in the Angola
  • Best Bank in South Africa
  • Best Bank in Uganda


The Banker Deals of the Year 2014

  • Islamic Finance (Osun State)
  • Real Estate Finance (Orange Farm Mall)
  • Restructuring (Polo Park Mall)
  • Bonds: SSA (Afreximbank $500mn bond)
  • Loans (Aspen Pharmacare)


Global Finance World’s Best Sub-Custodian Banks 2014

  • Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Africa
  • Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Mozambique
  • Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Namibia
  • Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Nigeria


Emeafinance Treasury Service 2014

  • Best Treasury Services in Africa
  • Best Transactional Bank for Financial Institutions in Africa


Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2014

  • Best Investment Bank in Nigeria: Stanbic IBTC

Emeafiance African Banking awards

  • Best Investment Bank in Africa
  • Best Investment Bank in Angola (Standard Bank de Angola)
  • Best Investment Bank in Botswana (Stanbic Bank Botswana)
  • Best Investment Bank in Kenya (CFC Stanbic Bank Kenya)
  • Best Investment Bank in Mozambique (Standard Bank Mozambique)
  • Best Bank in Namibia (Standard Bank Namibia)
  • Best Broker in Nigeria (Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers)
  • Best Investment Bank in Rwanda
  • Best local Bank in South Africa
  • Best local Investment Bank in South Africa
  • Best Broker in South Africa (Standard Online Stock Trading / SBG Securities)
  • Best Investment Bank in Tanzania (Stanbic Bank Tanzania)
  • Best foreign Bank in Uganda (Stanbic Bank Uganda)
  • Best Investment Bank in Uganda (Stanbic Bank Uganda)

Global Finance World’s Best Trade Finance Banks 2015

  • Best trade finance provider in Africa
  • Best trade finance provider in Angola
  • Best trade finance provider in Kenya
  • Best trade finance provider in South Africa

The Banker 2014 Investment Banking Awards

  • Best Africa Investment Bank from Africa

PFI Awards 2014

  • Best Bank in Middle East and Africa
  • African Renewables Deal of the Year – Lake Turkana
  • African Power Deal of the Year – CenPower

Emeafinance Achievement Awards 2014
Loans winners

  • Best syndicated loan house in Africa: Standard Bank
  • Best syndicated loan in EMEA: INT/IHS's US$800mn loan
  • Best syndicated loan in Africa: First Quantum Minerals' US$3bn loan
  • Best supranational syndicated loan: Africa Finance Corporation's US$300mn loan
  • Best financial institution syndicated loan: Standard Bank's US$700mn loan

M&A winners

  • Best cross-border M&A deal: Woolworths buys David Jones

Equity capital markets winners

  • Best equity house in Africa: Standard Bank
  • Best IPO in Africa: Seplat
  • Best follow-on funding in EMEA: Woolworths' ZAR9.98bn offering
  • Best follow-on funding in Africa: Diamond Bank's NGN50.37bn offering

Private equity winners

  • Best private equity exit: Actis exits Umeme

Debt capital markets winners

  • Best sovereign bond in EMEA: Kenya's US$2bn issuance
  • Best supranational borrower: African Development Bank

Structured Finance

  • Best structured finance deal in EMEA: Oando Energy Resources' ConocoPhillips Nigeria acquisition financing

Emeafinance Project Finance 2014

  • Best project finance house in Africa.
  • Best power deal: Gigawatt gas-fired power plant in Mozambique
  • Best sustainability deal: Lake Turkana wind farm project in Kenya
  • Best water deal: Rehabilitation of Luachimo hydroelectric power project in South Africa

Ranked the world's 12th greenest bank
Bloomberg Markets - Year 2013


Best syndicated loan house
EMEA Finance Africa 2010;2012;2013


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


Best follow-on funding in Africa for Dangote Flour Mills of Nigeria
EMEA Finance Nigeria 2013


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

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

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

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

Best Sub-Saharan Africa research house survey
Best Sub-Saharan Africa research house survey Euromoney Sub-Saharan Africa 2013

Second place in the African economies and markets
Second place in the African economies and markets category Financial Mail 2013

Top of 20 prominent South African businesses
Top of 20 prominent South African businesses Forbes magazine 2013

Best Bank for payments and collections
Best Bank for payments and collections Global Finance Magazine Africa (2010; 2011; 2012; 2013)

Best investment bank
Best investment bank Global Finance Magazine Angola 2013

Ranked amongst the top 250 companies
African Business Magazines - Year 2012


African bank of the year
African Bank - Year 2012


African bond deal of the year: joint winner for restructuring of Senegal debut bond
African Bank - Year 2012


Deal of the year: Metorex acquisition by jinchuan
African Bank - Year 2012


Best Africa investment bank
Africa Investor Index Series Awards - Year 2012


Best oil and gas deal: Stanbic IBTC bank for FHN 26
Africa Investor Index Series Awards - Year 2012


Awards Recognised as the top African corporate brand
Brand Finance Global Nation Brands League - Year 2012


Sa's most valuable banking brand (2012)
Brand Finance - Year 2012


Best investment Bank in China
China - Year 2012


Top investment adviser by deal value
DealMakers - Year 2012


Dealmaker of the year
DealMakers - Year 2012


Best investment Bank in Africa
DealMakers - Year 2012


Best investment Bank in London
DealMakers London - Year 2012


Best investment Bank in Zambia
EMEA Finance Zambia - Year 2012


Best local investment Bank
EMEA Finance South Africa - Year 2012


Best local Bank
EMEA Finance South Africa - Year 2012


Best investment Bank
EMEA Finance Namibia - Year 2012


Best investment Bank
EMEA Finance Malawi - Year 2012


Best Bank
EMEA Finance Malawi - Year 2012


Best investment Bank
EMEA Finance Angola - Year 2012


Best cash management services
EMEA Finance Africa - Year 2012


Best syndicated loan house
EMEA Finance Africa - Year 2012


Best local Bank in Zimbabwe
EMEA Finance Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe - Year 2012


Best investment Bank
EMEA Finance Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe - Year 2012


Best Bank
Euromoney Nigeria - Year 2012


Best Risk Advisor
Euromoney Africa - Year 2012


Best Bank
Euromoney Uganda - Year 2012


Best Debt Capital markets house
Euromoney Africa - Year 2012


Best Project Finance house
Euromoney Africa - Year 2012


Best M&A house
Euromoney South Africa - Year 2012


Best Research house
Euromoney Africa - Year 2012


Best Research house in Africa for Economics
Euromoney Africa - Year 2012


Deal of the Year: Namibian debut 10 year bond transaction
Euromoney Namibia - Year 2012


Best Private Bank services overall
Euromoney Mauritius - Year 2012


Equity sector research ranked 5th
Financial Mail - Year 2012


Ranked 7th out of 36 participating brokers/banks
Financial Mail - Year 2012


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


Best Bank for payments and collections
Global Finance Magazine - Year 2012


Best Trade Finance Bank
Global Finance Magazine South Africa - Year 2012


Best Trade Finance Bank
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2012


Best FX Provider
Global Finance Magazine Zambia - Year 2012


Best FX Provider
Global Finance Magazine Botswana - Year 2012


Best FX Provider
Global Finance Magazine Nigeria (Stanbic IBTC) - Year 2012


Best FX Provider
Global Finance Magazine South Africa - Year 2012


Best Bank
Global Finance Magazine Angola - Year 2012


Best FX Provider
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2012


Best Provider of money market funds
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2012


Best Sub-Custodian
Global Finance Magazine Nigeria (Stanbic IBTC) - Year 2012


Best investment bank in South African and Africa
Global Finance Magazine South Africa - Year 2012


Best investment bank
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2012


Best Overall Bank for Cash Management
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2012


Best Sub-Custody Bank
Global Investor South Africa - Year 2012


Best Sub-Custody Bank
Global Investor Nigeria - Year 2012


Banking Brands Most valuable banking brand
Global Top 500 Africa - Year 2012


Best Trade Finance Bank
Global trade review (GTR) Sub-Saharan Africa - Year 2012


Best Deal for African Minerals Limited Export
Global trade review (GTR) Sub-Saharan Africa - Year 2012


Deal of the year
Global trade review (GTR) Angola - Year 2012


Best ECO2Fleet product
Green Supply Chain - Year 2012


Best Expatriate Bank – Standard Bank Offshore
International Fund and Product Awards - Year 2010 -12


Standard Insurance Limited has been awarded the Isabel Jones Ukusizana
Ombudsman - Year 2012


African Mining deal of the year - Konkola Copper
Project Finance - Year 2012


Quality gold winner in Africa
SAP award programme Africa - Year 2012


USD Straight through Processing (STP) Excellence Award (Stanbic Bank, Uganda) by Deutsche Bank Group
The Ghananian Chronicle - Year 2012


Bank for innovation and excellence for risk
Treasury Management International Africa - Year 2012


Most valuable global banking brand
The Banker - Year 2012


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


Deal of the Year: Loans category - Helios Towers Tanzania
The Banker Tanzania - Year 2012


Awarded Africa's largest bank
The Banker - Year 2012


Equal opportunity employer award
Women of Distinction Award Committee - Year 2012


Best investment Bank in Botswana
World Finance - Year 2012

Ernst & young excellence in corporate reporting survey- awarded 4th place in investment advisors category
Annual Ernest & Young South Africa - Year 2011


Deal of the year: Stanbic IBTC'S golden sugar refinery project
African Bank South Africa - Year 2011


African bank of the year
African Bank South Africa - Year 2011


Leadership in arts award
All Africa Business Leader Awards South Africa - Year 2011


Sim Tshabalala won the CNBC Africa business success in Africa award
All Africa Business Leader Awards South Africa - Year 2011


Cross border advisor of the year
ACQ Country Awards South Africa - Year 2011


Financial advisory firm of the year
ACQ Country Awards South Africa - Year 2011


M&A advisory of the year
ACQ Country Awards South Africa - Year 2011


Best bond in Africa
Credit Magazine - Year 2011


Best investment Bank in China
China - Year 2011


Ranked number one by total deal value
DealMakers - Year 2011


Best project finance house
EMEA Finance Africa - Year 2011


Best investment Bank
EMEA Finance Namibia - Year 2011


Best oil and gas deal
EMEA Finance Africa - Year 2011


Best natural resources deal in Africa for the Kwale mineral sands project
EMEA Finance Kenya - Year 2011


Best agro-industries deal in EMEA for the golden sugar company's sugar refinery deal
EMEA Finance Kenya - Year 2011


Best natural resources deal in EMEA for the Boseto copper project
EMEA Finance Botswana - Year 2011


Best investment Bank
Euromoney Nigeria - Year 2011


Best debt house
Euromoney Africa - Year 2011


Best risk adviser
Euromoney Africa - Year 2011


Top Empowerment Company
Empowerdex South Africa - Year 2011


Tenth place in SA's top 10 engager brands with a score of 123
Financial Mail - Year 2011


Ranked second for total assets
Financial Mail South Africa - Year 2011


Investment supplier of the year (Retail)
Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa annual Awards - Year 2011


Long-Term Insurer of the Year
Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa annual Awards - Year 2011


Best Bank for payments and collections
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2011


Best FX Provider
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2011


Best Provider of money market funds
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2011


Best Sub-Custodian
Global Finance Magazine South Africa - Year 2011


Best Sub-Custodian
Global Finance Magazine Nigeria (Stanbic IBTC) - Year 2011


Best Bank
Global Finance Magazine South Africa - Year 2011


Best Bank
Global Finance Magazine Namibia - Year 2011


Best Bank
Global Finance Magazine Democratic Republic of Congo - Year 2011


Best investment bank in South African and Africa
Global Finance Magazine South Africa - Year 2011


Best Bank
Global Finance Magazine Uganda - Year 2011


Best Trade Finance Bank
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2011


Best Trade Finance Bank
Global Finance Magazine South Africa - Year 2011


Best Overall Bank for Cash Management
Global Finance Magazine South Africa - Year 2011


Banking Brands Most valuable banking brand
Global Top 500 Africa - Year 2011


Best Trade Finance Bank
Global trade review (GTR) Sub-Saharan Africa - Year 2011


Best deal of the year
Global trade review (GTR) Angola - Year 2011


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


Polkovo Airport PPP- transport deal of the year
Infrastructure Journal - Year 2011


Retained 7th position
JSE top 40 index - Year 2011


Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc was rated as having the most satisfied customers
KPMG Banking customer satisfaction survey - Year 2011


Ranked South Africa's greenest company
Newsweek - Year 2011


Best Foreign Bank
Russian Bullion Awards Russia - Year 2011


Best Corporate Website; Biz Connect
South African Publication Forum - Year 2011


2nd place in advertisements
Sake24 - Year 2011


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


Best trade bank in sub-Saharan Africa and best trade bank in South Africa
Trade Finance magazine - Year 2011


USD Straight through Processing (STP) Excellence Award (Stanbic Bank, Uganda) by Deutsche Bank Group
The Ghananian Chronicle - Year 2011


Leading natural resources Bank
Trade Finance magazine - Year 2011


Deal of the year
Trade Finance magazine - Year 2011


Commercial deal of the year – Export Trading Group
Trade & Forfaiting Review - Year 2011


Best bank
The Banker Africa- Year 2011


Best bank
The Banker Lesotho- Year 2011


Best bank
The Banker Malawi- Year 2011


Best bank
The Banker Zimbabwe- Year 2011


Best bank
The Banker Botswana- Year 2011


Best bond deal of the Year
The Banker Africa - Year 2011


Best Bank in top 50 African Banks
The Banker Africa - Year 2011


Acknowledged as the most trusted company
Trust Barometer Survey South Africa - Year 2011


Best oil and gas investment company
World Finance - Year 2011

Best bond in Africa
Credit Magazine - Year 2010


Best project finance house
EMEA Finance Africa - Year 2010


Best oil and gas deal
EMEA Finance Africa - Year 2010


Best natural resources deal in Africa for the Kwale mineral sands project
EMEA Finance Kenya - Year 2010


Best syndicated loan house
EMEA Finance Africa - Year 2010


Best investment Bank
Euromoney Nigeria - Year 2010


Best Bank for payments and collections
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2010


Best Overall Bank for Cash Management
Global Finance Magazine Africa - Year 2010


Best Expatriate Bank – Standard Bank Offshore
International Fund and Product Awards - Year 2010


US Dollar payment by Deutsche Bank Group
The Ghananian Chronicle - Year 2010


USD Straight through Processing (STP) Excellence Award (Stanbic Bank, Uganda) by Deutsche Bank Group
The Ghananian Chronicle - Year 2010


Best bank
The Banker Africa - Year 2010


Best bank
The Banker Lesotho - Year 2010


Best bank
The Banker Malawi - Year 2010


Best bank
The Banker Zimbabwe - Year 2010


Most Innovative investment Bank
The Banker Africa - Year 2010

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