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Updated 16 Jan 2021


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Partner with a bank born and bred in Africa

Using deep insights based on our locations, legitimacy, and reputation and our deep industry knowledge, we can assist you in building meaningful and relevant presence within Lesotho, the mountain kingdom.

We can help take your business into Lesotho

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

We have also fostered strong relationships with governments, regulators and key players in sectors. Our deep knowledge of the applicable laws and regulations enables us to advise you on Lesotho’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 your business access to global market dealers in 18 countries. We also offer domestic transactional banking in 18 countries, and provide settlement capabilities in 22 other countries.

Our regional custody and integrated technologies and systems speak directly to regional treasury set-ups, allowing you to save time when it comes to transacting from anywhere in Africa, or the world.

Access to a universal bank

As our client, you can save time by dealing with a single point of contact, your client co-ordinator. Our specialist client co-ordinators can provide you with access to all our transactional products and services, applicable to the region you are interested in. Moreover, we can assist in managing pan-African relationships through a central relationship manager who interacts with 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 is Africa’s largest banking group by assets? We can help you establish a presence in Africa through in-country relationship managers and dedicated client co-ordinators.

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 Africa. 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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