Standard Bank Group is the largest African bank by assets with a footprint across 20 African countries. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, we are listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with share code SBK, and the Namibian Stock Exchange, share code SNB. Standard Bank has a 156-year history in South Africa and started building a franchise outside southern Africa in the early 1990s.
The group has more than 53,000 employees, approximately 1,200 branches and over 9,000 ATMs on the African continent, which enable it to deliver a complete range of services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking and wealth management. Earnings for 2018 were R27.9 billion (about $2.1 billion USD) and total assets were R2.1 trillion (about $148 billion USD). Standard Bank’s market capitalization at 31 December 2018 was R289 billion ($20 billion USD).