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It's all about stature
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It's all about stature


Nelson Mandela was a symbol of progress, unity and leadership. A pillar of strength that helped pave our future as Africans. He was a man who inspired Africa, the world and the way in which we do business– no matter the obstacles.


Having stature is something that we aspire to every day. It’s fundamental to our thinking, and has been for over 150 years.


We are proud to have recently been awarded six accolades, including Best Emerging Markets Bank in the World and Best Investment Bank in Africa, in the Global Finance World’s Best Investment Bank Awards 2017.


We also received:

- Best M&A Bank in Africa 

- Best Investment Bank in Angola

- Best Investment Bank in Ghana 

- Best Investment Bank in Kenya 


These awards reflect our clients’ confidence in our ability to address their challenges and identify opportunities despite a tumultuous year both globally, and in sub-Saharan Africa which was characterised by volatile economic and market conditions, geopolitical risk and social challenges.


The winners of the awards are a model of how an exemplary financial institution can best serve its corporate clients in a national, regional or global market. They are selected through a survey by Global Finance editors, with input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking consultants based on growth in assets, profitability, strategic relationships, customer service, competitive pricing and innovative products. 


Having stature is integral to who we are across Africa


25 years of stature in Botswana


As Stanbic Bank Botswana celebrates its Silver Jubilee, Sheperd Aisam, Head of Corporate and Investment Banking says, “We have an immense hunger for success, and a courageous spirit.” The executive team is clear that the bank is not just a leading financial institution, but also a learning institution.


Leading the way for business in Africa


Stature is gained by reputation and proving your ability. See how it has inspired the way we do things, and helped us become the largest African Bank.


Africa is our home


By combining our strong presence in Africa with our global capabilities, we support the aspirations of local and international corporate and financial institutions looking for a banking partner to lead the way across Africa. For 150 years, we’ve been #CommittedToAfrica


 A bank that has as much heritage as Joburg itself


As Johannesburg, South Africa celebrated its 130th birthday, we celebrated our first Joburg-based branch. Business commenced when DP Ross opened the flaps of his tent at Ferreira’s Camp. With more than 150 years of experience, (more than 130 of which have been in Johannesburg), combined with world-class technology and processes, we’ve been able to ensure what it takes to make progress real for our clients – not just in modern Johannesburg, but throughout Africa and the world.


We continue our Africa story with our growing African footprint:
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