Driving Commerce & Prosperity
With valuable resources and growth potential, Africa attracts increasing interest from investors worldwide. No lender is better placed to help its clients benefit from Africa’s growth story than Standard Chartered. As a leading international bank with over with over 150 years’ experience on the continent, our unique understanding of this market and our extensive international network allows us to offer a truly tailored proposition to our clients, combining global expertise grounded in local knowledge. We have an unparalleled international network, connecting companies, institutions, and individuals to, and in, some of the world’s fastest-growing and most dynamic regions.
Standard Chartered is well positioned to capitalise on the growing international trade flows because of our broad geographical footprint, the depth of our customer relationships, delivery of our product capabilities and the expertise of our people.
Our Corporate & Institutional Banking team in London plays a key role in serving corporate clients and financial institutions who are looking to invest in Africa. Our Corporate & Institutional Banking segment is committed to building on its strengths enabling us to be the ‘World’s Best Networked Bank’ for Africa supporting clients’ transaction banking, corporate finance and financial markets’ needs.
Standard Chartered Bank in Kenya
Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited was established in 1911 with the first branch opened in Mombasa Treasury Square. We are a member of the Standard Chartered Group which is a leading international banking Group. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise – Here for good.
Meeting your business needs
Advising and funding your expansion, restructuring and corporate activity
Our strong and deep presence in Kenya and the rest of Africa, Asia and the Middle East enables us to facilitate trade, capital and investment flows across the Standard Chartered footprint. The Structured Export Finance team accesses all major OECD and Asian Export Credit Agencies (ECA) for arranging medium- and long-term transactions. We have long-standing relationships with the respective ECA’s, with on the ground presence in each of the key locations to manage these parties. These relationships are key to ensuring a timely financial close; our expertise and the trust we have built up arranging successful transactions can help expedite the process.
We have a comprehensive Transaction Banking Product suite offering cash, trade and securities services and Financial Markets solutions covering rates, FX and commodities. As your trusted advisor in Kenya, our experienced Relationship Management team backed by an Industry Leading Africa Research team – providing incisive and insightful analysis of the Kenya and Africa market – we ensure seamless service pan-Africa and into our Global Network.
Our dedicated structuring team works with our clients on their hedging, investment and funding requirements delivering focused, end-to-end, risk-management, investment and funding solutions.
As a Standard Chartered client, you will benefit from our ability to advise and fund your expansion, restructuring and corporate activity. We are the market leading M&A advisory services with dedicated industry specialist teams in oil and gas, metals and mining and telecommunications, media and technology (TMT). Our clients leverage our deep suite of capital markets solutions, from conventional to structured, including Bonds, Syndicated Loans, Convertible Bonds, Securitisation and Ratings Advisory and specialised structured financing solutions for shipping and aircraft.
Our capabilities cover all the major elements within Project and Export Finance. From import financing, export financing and warehouse financing solutions; our full range of trade products helps our customers achieve business value in line with their growth agenda. We offer a full suite of market leading cash management solutions to complement our customers’ day-to-day operations and provide greater transactional efficiency, in line with their business goals. The award winning Straight2Bank online platform provides a single, one-stop portal for all cash, trade, custody and foreign exchange requirements across multiple markets.
We make banking easy, so you can focus on what matters most to you and grow your business. So, whether you’re focusing on your core market, or expanding overseas, we really do offer the best of both worlds.
To learn more about the services we offer, please call us on +254 (020) 329 3900 or Mobile +245 703-093 900 or visit our website for Corporate Banking or Private Banking.