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At Corporate & Investment Banking we aim to be the leading corporate and investment banking business in, for and across Africa, with a deep specialisation in natural resources.

We provide services to governments, parastatals, larger corporates, financial institutions and international counterparties around the world, and serve our clients requirements for banking, finance, trading, investment, risk management and advisory services.

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Updated 07 Jul 2015

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Stanbic IBTC advised Danone on the acquisition of Fan Milk International alongside Abraaj Capital, ,

Standard Bank, through Stanbic IBTC, advised Danone on the acquisition of the equity capital of Fan Milk International (FMI), where FMI’s shareholders offered 100% of the company’s equity to interested buyers through a competitive auction process. Final close of the deal was achieved in November 2013.

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Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) USD 500 million dual currency convertible bond, South Africa

Standard Bank acted as joint bookrunner and debt sponsor to Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) raising USD 500 million in both rand and US dollar. Our ability to distribute across markets was an integral part of the success of this landmark capital market transaction.

Pembani’s acquisition of a strategic interest in Afrisam, South Africa

Standard Bank acted as financial advisor and investment bank to Pembani on their acquisition of a strategic interest in Afrisam. Our breadth of products and unique local insights enabled us to navigate this complex transaction. Together, with Pembani, we secured a deal that’s building business, our country and the continent at large.

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Standard Bank Group recognised in the EMEA Finance Achievement Awards 2014

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s leading lender by assets, has again been recognised at the annual EMEA Finance Achievement Awards, scooping 21 accolades across the capital markets and project finance categories.

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Standard Bank Group signs R1 billion debt facility with Durban’s Shree Property Holdings

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s biggest lender by assets and earnings, has signed a debt facility of R1 billion rand with South African Durban based company in, Shree Property Holdings, to enable the company to refinance existing loan facilities and acquire new properties to add to its industrial property portfolio in province of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Easier financing is helping fast track energy projects and bridge gaps

More workable and pragmatic models for project finance are helping improve the pace of projects in Africa and remove some of the bottlenecks that existed previously.

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  • Best Bank for South African Rand , 2014

    FX Week

  • Best in Frontier Markets (Global), 2014

    Global Finance World’s Best Emerging Markets Bank

  • Best in Frontier Markets (Global), 2014

    Global Finance World’s Best Investment Bank

  • Best Investment Bank in Africa, 2014

    Global Finance World’s Best Investment Bank

  • Best Treasury & Cash Management Provider in South Afrcia, 2015

    Global Finance World’s Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers

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