Standard Bank

Company description

Standard Bank has a 150 year history in South Africa and started building a franchise in the Rest of Africa in the early 1990s. The bank currently operates in 18 countries on the African continent, including South Africa, as well as in other selected emerging markets.

Standard Bank Group is listed on the JSE Limited, share code SBK, and the Namibian Stock Exchange, share code SNB. Standard Bank's market capitalisation at 31 December 2012 was R191 billion (approximately $23 billion). Standard Bank has 1 248 branches, including loan centres, and 8 464 ATMs on the African continent.


Company details

5 Simmonds Street

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Company updates

  • November 06, 2019

    Tolaram Group signs loan agreement with China Development Bank for Lekki deep seaport project in Lagos

    The Singaporean conglomerate Tolaram Group has signed a loan agreement worth US$629 million with the China Development Bank for the development of the Lekki deep seaport project in Lago...

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  • October 04, 2016

    Standard Bank, OPIC And Wells Fargo sign $300 million facility to support power and infrastructure projects in Africa

    Standard Bank of South Africa (SBSA), the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, and Wells Fargo Bank have announced a US$300 million fa...

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  • September 02, 2016

    IFC arranges financing package for Tema port terminal

    The financing package for the construction of a new container terminal in the Port of Tema, located 30 kilometers east of Accra, represents IFC’s largest port investment and biggest infrastruc...

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  • July 07, 2016

    Lagos state restructures Lekki concession debt

    Lagos State Government, in Nigeria, has begun the process to restructure the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) Loan Facility provided by local and international lenders.

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  • May 14, 2015

    Lagos state government takes over Lakki-Epe Expressway concession

    Lagos State Government, Nigeria, has taken over the concession rights of the Lekki-Epe Expressway from the Lekki Concession Company, LCC.

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  • April 06, 2015

    Accra's desalination plant starts commercial operation

    Abengoa's desalination project in Accra, Ghana, has obtained the Commencement of Operation Date (COD) certificate, which marks the begin of commercial operation for the desalination plant.

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  • October 17, 2014

    EISER hires Richard Onyango from Standard Bank

    Global infrastructure investor EISER Infrastructure Partners LLP has appointed Richard Onyango as the head of its new office in Johannesburg.

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  • October 13, 2014

    World Bank Group launches new global infrastructure facility

    The heads of some of the world's largest asset management and private equity firms, pension and insurance funds, and commercial banks on October 9th joined multilateral development institutions and do...

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  • March 28, 2014

    Landmark 300 MW onshore wind project gets financing in Kenya

    An Aldwych-led consortium signed the financing documents for the 300MW Lake Turkana wind project in Kenya on 24 March 2014.

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  • December 17, 2013

    Macquarie's fund reaches FC for Kenya wind park

    The African Infrastructure Investment Fund 2 (AIIF2) and Norfund, the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries, achieved financial close of the 60.8MW Kinangop Wind Park project in Nairobi,...

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