The Standard Bank of South Africa

Tel No: +27 (0) 11 344 5595
Contact: Yusuf Noorbhai
Designation: Global Head of Corporate Finance
Email: Yusuf.Noorbhai@standardbank.co.za
Website: www.standardbank.com/cib
Address: 30 Baker Street
                         Rosebank

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The Standard Bank Corporate Finance team partners with its clients to deliver real value in driving their business ambitions in, into and from Africa.


With a unique footprint across 20 African countries, and on-the-ground teams across sub-Saharan Africa, we understand the dynamics of doing business in Africa. Our mergers and acquisitions experts, based in Johannesburg, Lagos, Accra and Nairobi, are uniquely positioned to offer our clients insights based on expertise and experience. With over 150 years on the continent, Standard Bank has developed strong and enduring relationships with business, investors, regulators and governments across Africa and beyond.


Our proven cross-border transaction capabilities in, into and from Africa, are underpinned by a team with specialist skills. Standard Bank’s leadership in the field has been recognised over the years with numerous Dealmakers awards, including recognition for having advised one of our clients on the Deal of the Year, or having one of our team members win DealMaker of the Year.

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Combined with Standard Bank’s comprehensive product offering, we are uniquely positioned to advise our clients on exploiting opportunities. Investment Banking is a leading provider of corporate debt solutions and capital markets services on the African continent, with strong links to emerging markets across the globe.


We are able to use our expert local knowledge and global links to meet our clients’ needs with full service solutions across products, enabling us to effectively partner with our clients to achieve their growth and/or emerging market expansion ambitions.

Meet some of the team...

Yusuf Noorbhai

Global Head of Corporate Finance

Johannesburg Office

Tel: +27 11 344 5595

Email: Yusuf.Noorbhai@standardbank.co.za

Bruce Hart

Head of Sector Advisory

Johannesburg Office

Tel: +27 11 344 5640

Email: Bruce.Hart@standardbank.co.za

Simon Matthews

Global  Head of Equity Capital Markets

London Office

Tel: +44 203 167 5204

Email: Simon.Matthews@standardsbg.com

Khutso Manthata

Head of Advisory, South Africa

Johannesburg Office

Tel: +27 11 721 7768

Email: Khutso.Manthata@standardbank.co.za

Andrew Balnaves

Head of Advisory, Africa Regions

Johannesburg Office

Tel: +27 11 721 8333

Email: Andrew.Balnaves@standardbank.co.za

Richard Stout

Head of Equity Capital Markets, South Africa

Johannesburg Office

Tel: +27 11 344 5725

Email: Richard.Stout@standardbank.co.za

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Q1 2019

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