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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 31 Jul 2015

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USD 35 million CMA facility, Zambia,

Standard Bank arranged and underwrote a USD35 million Collateral Management Agreement (CMA) for AFGRI Mauritius Investments Limited (AMIL) to finance the purchase of soft commodities stores in collateral managed locations across its African subsidiaries.

Advisory to Food Concepts Plc , South Africa, Nigeria

Stanbic IBTC facilitated a strategic partnership between Food Concepts Plc, a Nigerian-based company and Pioneer Foods (South Africa) which culminated in a capital injection of USD7 million into Food Concept’s baked goods business. Stanbic IBTC offered a comprehensive solution which included a number of financial advisory services ranging from identifying and evaluating potential strategic partners, preparing marketing materials and transaction documentation, to assisting with negotiating the terms and various aspects of the agreement.

RCL Foods Term Loan, South Africa

Standard Bank participated as a lender in the RMB led refinance of Foodcorp’s euro-denominated senior secured notes. Through this R737 million transaction; Standard Bank embarked in strategic dialogue with key RCL (Rainbow Chicken Limited) representatives on their expansion programme for the rest of Africa and positioned itself as a serious financier contender in South Africa, as well as the rest of Africa.

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Standard Bank Group plays key role in driving trade and supply chain finance efficiencies across Africa

Greater levels of trade will fuel Africa’s growth but companies need to be better positioned to seize the opportunities by improving their working capital management capabilities and access to finance to fund these opportunities, says Standard Bank Group.

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Standard Bank Group top custodian for sixth consecutive year

Standard Bank Group has been awarded “Custodian of the Year” at the annual Imbasa Yegolide Awards presented by Batseta, the Council of Retirement Funds for South Africa. A custodian is a financial institution offering trade settlement, safekeeping of assets and corporate event processing.

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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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  • 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

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