Standard Bank Group has been recognised as the “Best Bank of the Year – South Africa” and the “Best Investment Bank – Africa” at the annual DealMakers Banking Awards 2012.
Standard Bank Group was voted for by readers of DealMakers Monthly, which is an established global publication that covers deals taking place in the market. Over 31 540 votes were cast by its varied readership, which includes chief executives and chief financial officers of banks, corporate law firms and venture capital/private equity companies.
The DealMakers annual banking awards recognise a select number of leading banks and those firms working in an advisory capacity within the banking sector, across the globe, for their areas of specialisation, withintheir geographical location.
The poll represents who the readership believes are the leading banks globally, and those firms who are considered leading firms, working in an advisory capacity within the banking sector.
Steven Wallace, Standard Bank Group’s Global Head of Advisory, says: “We are delighted to be recognised for our market leading capabilities on the continent. Standard Bank Group has an in depth knowledge of African markets and we are pleased to be awarded this accolade from DealMakers for our work over the past year.”