This article is about the present South African-based bank. For the historic British bank, now part of Standard Chartered, see Standard Bank (historic).
"Standard Bank of South Africa" redirects here. For the bank known by that name until 1962, see Standard Bank (historic).
The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited is one of South Africa's largest financial services groups. It operates in 32 countries around the world, including 19 in Africa.
With a heritage of over 150 years, we are a leading integrated financial services group on the African continent. We have an on-the-ground presence in 20 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, fit-for-purpose representation outside Africa and a strategic partnership with ICBC. This unique footprint supports our strategy to connect African markets to each other and to pools of capital globally.
We continue to position the group for the future, putting our customers and clients at the centre of everything we do. In line with the realities of risk, regulation, technology and competition that are shaping the African landscape, we are investing significantly in our diversified operations, our people and culture, our systems and infrastructure, and our brand.