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Standard Bank scoops 22 awards for its activities across Africa at SIBOS 2015

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Johannesburg – Standard Bank Group, Africa’s leading bank by assets, collected 22 awards in the EMEA Finance’s Treasury Services Awards and Global Finance’s World’s Best Bank Awards, both for 2015. The awards were presented at the Sibos conference in Singapore.

Acknowledging all 22 awards, Hasan Khan, Standard Bank’s Head of Transactional Products and Services, said: “We are delighted to receive these awards from such prestigious publications. They provide further confirmation of the success of our client-focused strategy and desire to serve clients through our well-established on-the-ground presence in Africa and our global connectivity that links clients to opportunities in Africa.”

Standard Bank was awarded both Best FX Services in Africa and Best Transactional Bank for Financial Institutions in Africa by EMEA Finance’s Treasury Services Awards 2015.

Standard Bank has been a recipient of the EMEA Finance’s Treasury Services Award for the sixth consecutive year. According to EMEA Finance, “Standard Bank takes two titles in this year’s Treasury Services Awards, in recognition of its consistent leadership in transactional banking in Africa.”

Global Finance Magazine awarded Standard Bank 20 accolades, across several categories, including trade finance, payments and collections, cash management, short-term investments/money market funds and sub-custody. These awards were adjudicated against specific criteria such as volume, market share and customer service. Standard Bank Group was chosen by the Global Finance editorial team along with input from expert sources.

“The African growth story is on everyone’s lips and as a bank; we need to ensure we are providing financial solutions that address the needs of the various participants involved in the value chain. Having built strong in-country advisory capabilities, Standard Bank is able to deliver a full range of corporate and investment banking services to clients across Africa,” said Mr Khan.

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