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News 13 Nov 2023

Standard Bank wins prestigious international wealth awards

Standard Bank Wealth and Investment was the recipient of two awards in this year’s Professional Wealth Management (PWM) Global Private Bank Awards.

These illustrious awards celebrate and recognise the best-in-class private banks and wealth management companies from various regions around the globe.

Wealth and Investment was named Best Private Bank (Africa) and also credited as the Best Private Bank for Education and Training of Private Bankers (Africa).

Jacques Els, Head of Wealth and Investment at Standard Bank South Africa, expressed his delight with the awards stating, “Winning these awards is a reflection of our commitment to delivering world class solutions and services to our clients throughout Africa, and we are honoured that our efforts have been recognised on this global platform.”

“We are also proud to have been acknowledged for the emphasis that we place on continuous training and development our staff. Our people play a pivotal role in ensuring that we can continue to deliver bespoke, seamless solutions and exceptional client experiences in all the markets in which we operate.”

The PWM Global Banker Awards are based on qualitative and quantitative information provided by private banking groups worldwide. They also identify trends that are emerging across the financial sector at a global level.

Standard Bank’s 161-year history, and the Group’s presence in more than 20 African countries and 4 international finance centres, enables clients to leverage the benefits of its global footprint, combined with on-the-ground knowledge and expertise.

“These accolades not only reflect our dedication to our clients and our people, but also our commitment to fulfilling our Group purpose: Africa is our home and we drive her growth,” concludes Els.