Standard Bank Group is a leading emerging markets investment banking firm that provides a wide range of tailor-made financing solutions and advisory services across a variety of sectors. Investment banking provides expertise across products, industries and emerging markets region. Our investment banking team delivers high quality strategic advice and creative financial solutions including mergers, acquisitions, financing, and risk management transactions. We strive to be the preeminent African markets investment bank, providing the most important transactions to governments, parastatals, corporations and institutions.
The leveraged finance team provides a full array of financing solutions to corporate clients and financial sponsors. Our leveraged finance professionals focus on originating, structuring, underwriting and executing debt financings (leveraged loans, bridge financing and mezzanine debt), including leveraged buy-outs, refinancings, M&A transactions and restructurings.
Our debt financing teams focus on originating, structuring, executing and syndicating debt/debt-related financings for domestic and multinational corporations, financial sponsors and government-sponsored agencies.
Debt capital markets
Our expertise in structuring solutions customised to our clients' specific requirements means we are able to meet our clients' needs and investor interest.
With the widest and most established banking network in Africa, we use in-country skills and local knowledge to develop project finance solutions.
Corporate finance and advisory
Our franchise is based on the foundation of providing differentiated, value-added advice and services to our clients on complex strategic decisions and transactions.
We partner with clients to develop the most appropriate solutions for property development as well as term funding requirements.
Equity capital markets
Our equity capital markets team originates, structures and executes emerging markets public and private equity, equity-linked and derivative financings and solutions.
We provides a full range of securitisation services, including structuring advice, financial modelling, transaction execution, liaison and negotiation with rating agencies, and access to specialist legal, credit and market knowledge.
Structured trade finance
We provide finance solutions across a diverse range of commodities as well as equipment financing.
Our comprehensive product range includes finance and operating leases, warehouse and bridging finance, as well as equity and mezzanine funding.
Our team of experts uses the most suitable and effective debt and/or equity options to develop innovative financing solutions while optimizing financial benefits for our clients.