Credit Trading

Structured credit products are one of the fastest growing investment and risk management tools, and are a focal point of innovation and creativity within capital markets. Credit derivatives underpin these products, which are among the most widely used in finance today. Where innovation meets the experts in execution As an active trader and market-maker in emerging market cash and derivative products, Stanbic Bank provides specialised structuring of and access to credit products that meet investors' risk-return profiles.  Our focus is on innovation and refining existing products.    • We aim to deliver best execution for our clients.    • We have an experienced team of specialists that have in-depth knowledge of relevant tax, fiscal, legal and regulatory frameworks within which our clients operate. This enables us to tailor-make holistic solutions to meet our clients’ needs.    • All members of the credit trading team are fully accessible to clients and potential clients.    • With a strategic African markets focus, we provide access to assets that were previously unavailable from traditional sources.    • We are a market leader in the South African credit market and have been at the forefront of its development since inception.    • We provide additional investor services, including the provision of ongoing mark-to-market of existing positions.

Our vanilla and structured credit product include:

  • Corporate bonds
  • Credit default swaps
  • credit-linked notes
  • Leveraged credit-linked notes
  • Total return swaps
  • Credit and FX contingent corporate hedge structures (including corporate hedging structures that involve hybrid credit products)
  • Structured derivative products tailored to meet clients' interest rate, foreign exchange, credit and/or commodities exposure requirements.