Standard Bank Wealth and Investment services the ultra-high net worth segment of the market, catering to clients with net investable assets of more than US $1 million.
Our vision is to enhance the Group's franchise by being a leading Global Wealth and Investment Bank, focusing on clients in and from selected emerging markets.
We have a footprint in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritius, Jersey and London.
It’s that time of the year when people across South Africa start thinking about swapping business wear for beachwear or bush gear as they start getting their families prepared for that well- earned festive season break.
December is holiday month across the country. It is a time when thousands of South Africans take to the nation’s roads on the way to visit relatives and friends far from their urban homes.
In a few short weeks, another year will draw to a close and thousands of South Africans will begin setting off for holiday destinations around the country.
For many families, a domestic worker is often so much more than ‘just’ an employee – a housekeeper, cook, friend and, at times, substitute mother to your children, your domestic worker cares for your family as if is her own for many hours a week, but who is watching out for her dependents?
Africa is our home. And for the past 153 years we have been helping drive her growth. In the race to remain relevant for the next 153 years, we are looking to partner with innovators and entrepreneurs who help improve lives and fulfil aspirations across the continent, says Paul Steenkamp, Innovation Capability Exec at Standard Bank
Many South Africans will be taking it easy during their well-deserved end-of-year holiday, but one portion of the population that will be working as hard as ever– financial scammers.
Addis Ababa, 29 October, 2015 - Standard Bank Group has expanded its already extensive East African footprint with the official opening of a representative office in Ethiopia. This means that Standard Bank, which is Africa’s largest bank by assets, has a continent-wide footprint in 20 African countries.
Losses from delays, damage, re-routing and business interruption pose significant risks for South African businesses planning to chart new courses in the year ahead, cautions Standard Bank.
The Standard Bank Incubator was launched in order to speed up the growth and success of start-ups and early stage companies. Since its launch, it has also provided a platform for these companies to be mentored, trained and provided with business development support. Standard Bank is also in a position to assist incubated entrepreneurs with access to funding that would be difficult to secure without proven products and services.
If your policy doesn’t offer more than money for the funeral, you’re losing out Consumers are entitled to more value from insurance policies than a simple quid pro quo of a pay-out proportional to their premium. This applies to funeral policies too.
When times are tough and budgets are stretched, people begin thinking about consolidating debt and stretching out the repayment time.
Fleet managers not only have to manage machines, but people, inventory, costs amongst other elements which all affect the overall success of fleet operations.
Standard Bank launches the Pathfinders Challenge, a platform for disruptors, to provide innovative solutions for the customer of the future
Standard Bank’s Cancer Care Plan lets you control your lifestyle and treatment path
Dying is not a favourite topic of discussion but unless someone invents a cure for death, we need to accept that it’s going to happen at some point. As we go through life we collect possessions and build wealth that will need to be distributed when we are no longer around.
Preparing a will is often something we avoid. We don’t want to dwell on our mortality, but estate planning is a vital part of a good financial plan.
Recently, Standard Bank hosted its second annual Women in Innovation Event, inviting successful, driven businesswomen and entrepreneurs, academics and artists to celebrate and encourage innovation through inspirational storytelling.
With infrastructure spending having been identified as one of the key focus areas of the National Development Plan (NDP), tradesmen will continue to play a critical role in growing the South African economy through their skills.
“Being a leader in this field means listening carefully to the needs of the client and being willing to innovate constantly,” Dr David Molapo, Head of Fleet Management at Standard Bank.
Part of making sure that holidays don’t get blindsided by events that may occur at home, on the road or at your destination is checking that your insurance coverage is adequate, says Johan van Greuning, Head of Standard Insurance Limited.
When times are tough, we automatically try to reduce monthly expenses. Too often, instead of cutting out luxury items, like restaurant meals or holidays, consumers cancel necessities like insurance policies. This may seem like a good idea to cut costs but could have implications in the future.
Cancer Care Plan lets you control your lifestyle and treatment path. With one in 29 South African women developing breast cancer and, according to the medical journal Lancet, the number of cases is expected to rise by 78 percent by 2030, it is important to give yourself the financial means to afford treatment.
Theft of cars at vehicle dealerships and panel beaters has recently emerged as a growing trend in the industry. Standard Bank has urged its customers to remain vigilant and to guard against falling victim to this crime.
These days insurance cover is just a phone call or website click away, and the temptation to take short-cuts when arranging commercial insurance is always present.
Don’t leave home without it... Chocolate rabbits and nests full of marshmallow eggs on shop shelves let us know that Easter is just around the corner. This also means school is out with a possible holiday on the horizon.
The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited signed a US$560-million, 36 months term loan facility in London today.
Standard Bank Group and IRONMAN South Africa have entered into a sponsorship agreement that will secure the long-term sustainability of one of the country’s premier endurance events.
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