Parent Company: Standard Bank Group, Limited
Brand Value: $2,745 million
Headquarter City: Johannesburg
Year on Year Change: -23%
Year Formed: 1862
Standard Bank is among the largest African banking groups by total assets, employing a substantial workforce across Africa. Formed in 1862 in Port Elizabeth to finance the development of the Kimberley diamond fields, it became listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 1970. Standard Bank emphasizes its focus on Africa, aiming to bring investment and capital flows to the continent, while providing clients with eyes-on-the-ground into opportunities.