Standard Bank

Standard Bank (Mauritius) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group, the largest bank in Africa in terms of assets. In Mauritius, the main business segment is Corporate and Investment Banking.

A leading Bank in Africa

Standard Bank is a leading African financial services group with worldwide banking capabilities. With more than 160 years of history, Standard Bank operates in 20 countries on the African continent as well as through representation in 4 of the global financial centres. Its strategy is to deliver sustainable shareholder value by serving the needs of customers through first class, on-the ground operations and partnering clients in strategically positioning the connectivity of Africa to other select emerging markets.

Standard Bank aims to be the leading corporate and investment banking business in, for and across Africa, with deep specialisation in natural resources. It provides services to large domestic corporates, multinationals, management companies, governments, parastatals and financial institutions. The Corporate and Investment Banking business offers a comprehensive range of products and services via its Investment Banking, Global Markets and Transactional Banking.

Standard Bank in Mauritius

Guided by its purpose, “Africa is our home, we drive her growth”, Standard Bank in Mauritius leverages on the seamless synergy which exists in the group, to connect its customers and ecosystems in the further advancement of Africa narratives. Standard Bank combines the advantages of the business-friendly environment of Mauritius, the expertise of a rich in-country talent base and the synergy within its global distribution network to provide tailor-made corporate and investment banking solutions to its clients.

By adopting a client centric approach and a high-quality service delivery through its digital platforms, Standard Bank creates long term and lasting relationships with its clients. The Bank optimises value for its clients by constantly exploring avenues to grow business opportunities in, for and across Africa.

China strategy

The Standard Bank Group’s largest shareholder is the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), one of the world’s largest banks, with a 20.1% shareholding. Standard Bank and ICBC share a strategic partnership that facilitates trade and deal flow between Africa, China and select emerging markets. Standard Bank Mauritius has a great advantage in this partnership – being ideally located between Africa and China is an excellent platform of investment for the continent.

Unity in Partnership Enabling Sustainable & Inclusive Investment