Our business

Standard Bank has been present in Namibia since 1915 with the first commercial bank opening in Lüderitz in August 1915. Our Namibian operation has grown to be a major player in the local market with representation across the country.

We service the evolving needs of local and international clients through our universal banking offering, delivered by over 1 600 employees at 51 branches, along with 162 ATMs and our advanced online banking services. We have the widest branch and ATM network in the country. 

Our Corporate & Investment Banking team combines an in-depth understanding of local market conditions and drivers. With our experience in emerging markets, we can develop client-focused solutions, customised to each client's unique requirements. Moreover, we are able to leverage Standard Bank's extensive presence to create cross-border solutions, supported by our global network of experts along with world-class risk and capital management systems. 

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Our Corporate and Investment Banking team services a substantial share of the local market in the public, mining and metals, and financial services sectors. 

As a global leader in commodity-related financial services, we are well positioned to realise significant opportunities in Namibia’s mining and agricultural sectors. We also have a strong capability in power and infrastructure, and draw on experienced sector teams based in Johannesburg to ensure that we meet the needs of our clients across all of the following sectors:

• Oil and gas sector 

• Property finance 

• Power and infrastructure projects 

• Mining and metal activities focused mainly on diamonds and uranium 

• Financial services

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Standard Bank Group

Standard Bank is a leading African financial services group with universal banking capabilities. We operate in 20 countries in Africa, including South Africa, as well as in other key markets globally. We know Africa. As a connected, real economy bank, our insight and experience enables us to unlock opportunities and mitigate risk for our broad range of clients. Our differentiator is our long-term commitment to Africa, our home, underpinned by a heritage of more than 150 years on the continent.

Latest News

CIB Deal - Bank of Namibia, USD500 million, Hedge Provider

Standard Bank acted as a Joint Hedge Provider for the Bank of Namibia for USD500 million in a cross currency to hedge their exchange rate risk.

Harnessing Public Private Partnerships to finance infrastructure

Ensuring value for money, affordability and focussing in getting credible Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects through competitive procurement are some of the key issues which were deliberated upon at this year’s 2nd annual PPP Conference.

Standard Bank adapts to digital disruption

Steadfast in its stance as an innovative financial institution, Standard Bank recently replaced its core banking systems with a best-in-class digital core banking system.

Online Banking