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Standard Bank Group wins EMEA Finance awards in 2013 for landmark deals

Standard Bank Group has walked away with 11 acccolades at the 2013 EMEA Finance Achievements Awards, including being named best merger and acquisition house, best securitisation house and best syndicated loan house in Africa. read more

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Standard Bank Group produces sound financial performance

Standard Bank Group produced a sound financial performance for 2012 and demonstrated good momentum in its businesses. read more

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Standard Bank Group funds USD120m water project in Ghana

Standard Bank Group has arranged an international financing package to develop a USD126-million sea water desalination plant in Accra, Ghana. The plant will have a water production capacity of 60,000m3/day. Investors in the project are Spanish infrastructure company Abengoa S.A. and Sojitz Corporation of Japan, which together are contributing equity funding covering 30% of project costs. The balance of 70% of the project’s funding is provided by Standard Bank Group in the form of senior debt. read more

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African investor relations smartphone “App” launched

Powered by theIRapp™

 

MAURITIUS, Africa and NEW YORK, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — African Information Solutions for Companies Online BVI Limited (“African Is Cool”) is pleased to announce the African IR App, a smartphone application that allows African stock exchange traded companies to optimize their investor relations (“IR”) content for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices.  The African IR App is powered by theIRapp™, the leading investor relations app platform engine. read more

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India Predicted to be Fastest Growing Trade Market Till 2020 – HSBC Global Trade Forecast

MUMBAI, December 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — read more

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Standard Bank Group arranges record bond issuances in 2012

Standard Bank Group has helped its South Africa-based corporate clients issue bonds and securitisations worth over R40-billion this year. read more

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Standard Bank Group to scale back its international operations

 

Given the challenging global economic climate and evolving regulatory regime for banks, Standard Bank Group’s Corporate & Investment Banking business (CIB) is continuing to right size its international operations in a responsible and deliberate manner. read more

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Standard Bank Group commits R9.4bn to first batch of renewable energy projects

Standard Bank Group has emerged as the leading investor in the first round of South Africa’s renewable energy independent power producer (REIPP) procurement process, backing a total of 11 wind and solar projects. read more

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Barclays Surpasses $1 Billion In Deposits For Its Online Savings Accounts And CDs, And Is Named A 2012 ‘Best Bank’ By Money Magazine

Survey shows 78% of Americans are saving more or the same amount as last year;

More than 33% say Savings/CDs still the best place to keep their money in today’s economy; read more

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Credit Suisse: Global household wealth falls 5.2% to USD 223 trillion, with Eurozone crisis as backdrop

 

Europe loses about USD 10.9 trillion of household assets, while Asia Pacific sheds 1.4 trillion read more

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Standard Bank Group named Most Innovative Investment Bank from Africa

 

Standard Bank Group has been named the “Most Innovative Investment Bank from Africa” in The Banker’s Investment Banking Awards 2012. The Banker Awards, being held in London on October 4, 2012, recognise excellence in investment banking around the world. For Standard Bank Group, the award continues to underline its credentials as a leading emerging market bank. read more

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CIO of I-Net Bridge provides insight at Cloud and Virtualisation Africa Summit

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Stanbic Bank Ghana signs US$-21m agreement with Fuel Trade Limited

 

Stanbic Bank Ghana, a member of the Standard Bank Group, has concluded a US$21-million loan deal with Fuel Trade Limited to construct fuel storage tanks. read more

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HSBC Allocates Over 50% of its One Billion Dirham International Trade SME Fund in Just Three Months

 

LONDON, August 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — read more

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