By Tunde Osho
Standard Bank Wealth and Investment has been acknowledged as having the Best Investment Banking Capabilities for Wealth Management in Africa in the prestigious 2018 Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey.
Wealth and Investment also took first place for Commercial Banking in South Africa and for Net-worth Specific Services in Nigeria in the survey. It, furthermore, came first for Investment Banking Capabilities and for Succession Planning Advice and Trusts in Nigeria and was also acknowledged as the Best Bank for Societal Impact Investing in South Africa.
As an international business with offices located throughout South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, London, Jersey and Mauritius, Standard Bank Wealth and Investment develops long-term, goals-based financial plans to meet the on- and offshore needs of clients across the continent.
The Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey recognizes the leading providers of private banking services, with 2,395 valid responses collected this year.
“What is really pleasing is that peers have chosen to recognise us for our contribution to this sector. The results also reflect our strategic intent to deliver world class financial services for clients. This aligns to our vision to be the leading wealth manager in sub-Saharan Africa” says Chris Browne, Global Head of Standard Bank Wealth and Investment.
As a full service financial services organisation, Wealth and Investment can provide holistic solutions across Transactional, Lending, Investment, Philanthropy, Fiduciary and Offshore solutions that complement Standard Bank Group’s traditional banking products and corporate and business banking solutions.
“With a service model tailored to our client’s unique requirements, we are able to create value and give purpose to our client’s wealth in both the short-and long-term. It is that sense of financial balance that empowers our client’s to live their desired lifestyle, knowing that the generational needs of their family are taken care of,” said Chris Browne.