Invest Africa the leading business and investment platform for African markets, and Standard Chartered Private Bank, a leading international private bank for emerging market clients, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership, focused on driving the growth of Standard Chartered Bank’s private banking services across the continent.
The new collaboration will involve a programme of targeted business development opportunities in key hubs such as London, Dubai and Cape Town to showcase the bank’s expertise and thought-leadership in areas like sustainable investing. Standard Chartered’s relationship managers, investment advisors and product specialists are also able to leverage Invest Africa’s global reach, market intelligence and networking opportunities with fellow members.
The Chief Executive Officer of Invest Africa, Karen Taylor, said: “In today’s turbulent times, the importance of effective wealth management and succession planning has never been more evident. We look forward to supporting Standard Chartered Private Bank, as a leading private bank of choice across the Continent, to develop its business and find new ways of connecting through our network.”
Also commenting on the development was Demir Avigdor, Standard Chartered Bank’s Managing Director and Marketing Head (Private Banking) for its Europe and Africa operations. He said: “I’m delighted to announce our partnership with Invest Africa. The relationship shows our commitment to growing our private banking business in Africa and serving our clients in the continent, and supporting the long-term sustainable growth of the region.”
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