South Africa's fourth-largest insurer, Liberty Holdings, is planning to invest up to $80 million in two deals in Nigeria by end 2015, Casper Troskie, Liberty CFO, says.
2015 will continue to be challenging for the global mining industry. Commodity prices are not anticipated to exhibit material improvement, impacting on sector valuations and the ability to raise financing. But, amid a more sober outlook, the prospects for mining in Africa remains essentially intact over the medium term, according to Standard Bank Group, Africa's biggest lender by assets.
Standard Chartered Bank has been named 'Best Bank in Zambia' by three awarding bodies
[Kenya] Standard Bank Group helps arrange €625 million finance package to build Africa's largest wind farm
The Lake Turkana Wind Power will build a 310 Megawatt (MW) wind farm in north-western Kenya with the help of Standard Bank Group and 11 other financiers, including Nedbank, the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank.
'Edutainers' from Standard Bank Group bring education and development opportunities to SA's children
Education, literacy and focused early-learning opportunities for children are three of the major challenges facing South Africa as the country celebrates its 20th year of democracy.
Standard Bank Group has been awarded Best Bank for South African Rand in FX Week's 2014 survey of the global foreign exchange industry. The FX Week Best Banks Awards are the benchmark for performance in the global FX industry and are the most accurate indicator of which institutions are leading the market, according to banks, corporate treasurers and investors.
Standard Bank Report: Africa on course for growing debt issuance as global search for yield continues
Governments and companies in Africa are on course to continue the trend of growing debt issuance this year as investors across the world continue to purchase high yield assets amidst continued low interest rates and mounting concern that a global economic slowdown could cause volatility in equity markets, according to Standard Bank Group's economic researchers.
Standard Bank Namibia announced the official transfer of an initial 10% shareholding allocation to their employees and a community trust, in line with regulatory requirements to increase local participation in the financial sector.
Standard Bank has been named leading Investment Bank in Africa by EMEA Finance for the seventh consecutive year. The 2014 African Banking Awards reaffirm ...