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Updated 16 Jan 2021


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Standard Bank capabilities

Partner with a bank born and bred in Africa

Based on our locations, legitimacy, reputation and our deep industry knowledge, we can assist you in building a meaningful and relevant presence in Botswana.

We can help take your business into Botswana

With a well-established African presence and specialist expertise in key centres of Africa we can provide you with insights for your Botswana expansion, and a network to leverage from.

We have also fostered strong relationships with Botswana’s government, regulators and key players in sectors. Our deep knowledge of the applicable laws and regulations within the country enables us to advise you on Botswana’s specific requirements when establishing your business.


Here’s how your business can benefit from partnering with us:

Solid pan-African treasury capability

As Africa’s leading investment bank we can provide your business in Botswana with access to global market dealers. We also offer domestic transactional banking in the country, and provide settlement capabilities in 22 other African countries.

Our regional custody and integrated technologies and systems speak directly to regional treasury set-ups, allowing you to save valuable time when it comes to transacting.

Access to a universal bank

As our client, you can save time by dealing with a single point of contact; your client co-ordinator in Botswana. Our specialist client co-ordinators can provide you with access to all our transactional products and services, applicable to the country.

Moreover, we can assist in managing your pan-African relationships through a Botswana-based central relationship manager who interacts with other in-country relationship managers.

Your business can have access to:

  • Transactional bankers and service advisors
  • Trade sales managers
  • Global markets sales managers and dealers
  • Investment bankers
  • Client service desks for first-time resolution and the escalation of procedures
Did you know?

Standard Bank holds the largest share in the South African Foreign Exchange Market (estimated between 30-35% of daily flows) and executes approximately 30% of all FX flow on the African continent.

Strong financials with supporting credit ratings

As Africa’s largest banking group by assets, we are able to provide you with a solid and sustainable platform to establish your business in Botswana. Our headline earnings peaked at approximately USD 1.7 billion last year and we also ensure that all credit ratings are matched to sovereign ratings:

  • Fitch: BBB-
  • Moody’s: Baa2
  • Standard and Poor’s: BBB-


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