Standard Bank substantially increased its presence in Kenya with the acquisition of Stanbic Bank Limited in May 2008. Stanbic Bank is licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya.
Stanbic Bank is a universal bank that provides financial services across Kenya. We provide a full range of consumer, corporate and investment banking services to clients who require a local banking partner with international reach.
We service the evolving needs of local and international clients, delivered by over 1 000 employees at 24 branches, along with 40 ATMs and our advanced online banking services.
Our Corporate & Investment Banking team combines an in-depth understanding of local market conditions and drivers with Standard Bank's experience in emerging markets to develop client-focused solutions, customised to each client's unique requirements. We leverage Standard Bank's extensive presence to create cross-border solutions, supported by our global network of experts with world-class risk and capital management systems.
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Stanbic Bank have assisted clients in a number of infrastructure and power projects, including wind, heavy fuels and hydro projects, and bring to bear our experience in facilitating and funding public private partnership projects. As part of our capabilities in the agriculture sector, we are the primary banker for the tea industry (with Kenya responsible for almost one quarter of world’s tea production), and support our clients in coffee and horticulture.
We also support clients in the expanding consumer sector with its focus on infrastructure, real estate and services, as well as tourism.
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Standard Bank is a leading African financial services group with universal banking capabilities. We operate in 20 countries in Africa, including South Africa, as well as in other key markets globally.
We know Africa. As a connected, real economy bank, our insight and experience enables us to unlock opportunities and mitigate risk for our broad range of clients. Our differentiator is our long-term commitment to Africa, our home, underpinned by a heritage of more than 150 years on the continent.
The deterioration of the Kenyan private sector intensified during September, driven by an unfavourable political climate. The overall decline of the private sector was driven by sharp contractions in output and new orders.
Latest survey data indicated the worst deterioration in the health of the Kenyan private sector in the short survey history during August. This was driven by sharp falls in output, new orders and stocks of purchases. In response to lower output requirements, firms reduced their payroll numbers. On the price front, divergent trends were observed as overall input costs rose, while firms continued to reduce output charges.
SBG Securities has today launched M-Shares, the country’s first-ever mobile platform on a USSD Code *209# . On M-Shares investors can directly buy and sell shares on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) in addition to accessing real-time market information.
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