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.
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.
Anyone who owns and operates a franchise will tell you that cash flow determines whether your business succeeds or not. However, unexpected expenses can occur and many will be linked to the need to urgently buy or replace equipment. Therefore, the potential for a negative impact on cash flow always exists.
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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