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The Standard Bank of South Africa

Tel No : +27 (0) 11 344 5284
Contact : Grant Tidbury
Designation : Global Head: Advisory
Email :
Website :
Address : 30 Baker Street


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

Our Advisory experts, based in Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi, are uniquely positioned to offer our clients insights based on expertise and experience.

With over 160 years of experience on the continent, Standard Bank has developed strong and enduring relationships with businesses, investors, regulators and governments across Africa and beyond.

Our proven cross-border transaction capabilities, into and from Africa, are underpinned by a team with specialist skills.


Combined with Standard Bank’s comprehensive product offering, we are uniquely positioned to adviseour clients on exploiting opportunities.


We are able to use our expert local knowledge and global links to meet our clients’ needs with full-service solutions across products as our wider Investment Banking team 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.

This enables us to effectively partner with our clients to achieve their growth and/or emerging market expansion ambitions.


Authorised financial services and registered credit provider (NCRCP15).The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (Reg. No. 1962/000738/06). Moving Forward is a trademark of The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited. SBSA 248409

Meet some of the team...


Khutso Manthata
Head of Advisory, South Africa
Johannesburg Office
Tel: +27 11 721 7768

Grant Tidbury
Global Head of Advisory, Investment Banking
Johannesburg Office
Tel: +27 11 344 5284



Richard Stout

Head of Equity Capital Markets, South Africa

Johannesburg Office

Tel: +27 11 344 5725


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Simon Matthews

Global  Head of Equity Capital Markets

London Office

Tel: +44 203 167 5204


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