Standard Bank Wealth and Investment has been awarded the Outstanding Global Private Bank in Africa and the Global Best Next-Generation Offering award at the 29th Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards 2019.
Private Banker International is a leading journal for the global wealth industry. The awards were held in Singapore on 11th October 2019 and were attended by influential decision-makers who are shaping the future and narrative of private banking and wealth management in key regions across the world.
Chris Browne, Global Head of Wealth and Investment at Standard Bank says, “these awards are a testament to our ongoing commitment to wealth preservation and service excellence. We take pride in building deep and meaningful relationships with our clients. We are proud to be recognised on a global platform for our Generational Wealth offering, and to be the preferred institution of choice across the African continent.”
Standard Bank Wealth and Investment has a presence throughout South Africa as well as Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Mauritius, Jersey and London. This international footprint, combined with the Standard Bank Group’s own African and international presence, and over a 156-year heritage, empowers the division with the diversification needed to lead a globally effective wealth strategy.
Mr Browne adds that the awards, “spur us to continue giving our clients superior service and helps drive our Group purpose that Africa is our home and we drive her growth.”
The Private Banker International Award announcement follows Standard Bank Wealth and Investment being recognised as Euromoney magazine’s Africa’s Best Bank for Wealth Management in July 2019, further reflecting consistency in delivering solutions that matter. Additional Euromoney awards received include Best Bank in South Africa and Best Bank in Uganda.
Standard Bank Wealth and Investment offer our clients tailored solutions, designed to help manage, grow and protect their generational wealth and that of their families. Our goals-driven investment approach allows our clients to take a long-term view of their investments, whilst simultaneously meeting their short-term lifestyle needs.