Standard Bank

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9th Floor, Standard Bank Centre, 5 Simmonds Street
Gauteng  2001
South Africa
27 11 636 9111
27 11 636 4207
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Standard Bank

Standard Bank Group is a global bank with African roots. It is South Africa's largest bank, distinguished by its extensive operations in 17 African countries. Outside the African continent, Standard Bank Group operations span to 16 countries, with an emerging market focus. Our customers benefit from our knowledge and expertise in emerging markets, coupled with our global outlook.

Standard Bank Group is listed on the JSE Limited, share code SBK, and the Namibian Stock Exchange, share code SNB. The group had total assets of over R1 345 billion (approximately $182 billion) at 31 December 2009 and employed more than 50 000 (including Liberty) people worldwide. Standard Bank's market capitalisation at 31 December 2009 was R159 billion (approximately $22 billion). (Click here to view the latest financial results).

The Group has played a central role in the development of the Southern African economy for more than 140 years. It has done this by constantly aligning its presence in the market place with the evolving needs of the region's economies, and delivering relevant banking and financial services.

Our three main pillars of business are Personal and Business Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, and Wealth. Across these areas, our staff aspires to provide our customers with bespoke banking solutions. As part of the recent structural re-alignment of our business, we have identified opportunities to leverage off our existing infrastructure and specific country knowledge across emerging markets.

The group upholds high standards of corporate governance and is committed to advancing the principles and practice of sustainable development. Our success and growth over the long term is dependent on making a difference in the communities in which we operate.

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