New market opportunities in Africa Multinationals and companies operating in saturated markets, which are seeking new revenue sources, can now consider expansion into Africa as a real option. Africa’s large and youthful population, upward urban growth trajectory, socially-connected mobile users, untapped physical resources and the deepening of the financial sector have been identified as key trends propelling the African economy into the future. Led by a well-established team, Standard Bank’s Consumer sector team has the ability to unlock attractive African potential for businesses seeking new markets with a partner who can offer sound commercial navigation and balance-sheet backing. We offer clients access to local intelligence plus a roadmap, financial support and commercial insight to capitalise on the opportunities that will drive their strategy and the local economy forward. Our resident, regional teams have the necessary in-country experience and commercial expertise to offer investors a single point-of-entry service across a number of products, geographies, industries and sectors. This allows us to connect our clients to opportunities in, for and across Africa. As a result, clients seeking to break into Africa are offered a wealth of experience based on in-depth knowledge and strong local partnerships forged over the past 150 years. With relevant local knowledge of sub-Saharan African markets and a strategic footprint in 20 African countries, we cover the full consumer value chain across the continent. Our well-established and expert team is the right partner to unlock attractive African potential for businesses seeking new markets.


We leverage the full capabilities of Standard Bank where needed, and develop innovative and flexible solutions for clients across the key product areas of:


Transactional Products and Services

  • Payments
  • Collections
  • Reconciliation solutions
  • Liquidity management
  • Guarantees
  • Letters of credit
  • Investor services  (custody and trustee services)


Investment Banking

  • Advisory
  • Equity capital markets
  • Debt primary markets
  • Project and export finance
  • Securitisation
  • Structured debt solutions
  • Structured trade and commodity finance


Global Markets

  • Foreign exchange
  • Commodities
  • Credit
  • Interest rates (including Money Markets)
  • Equities

Contact Us

Felista Lugalambi
+256 31 222 4345
[email protected]