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 1700 employees at 58 branches, along with 266 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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For more information on Standard Bank Corporate & Investment banking visit http://corporateandinvestment.standardbank.com/CIB/.


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

Read more about Standard Bank Group’s sector specialism

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


WINDHOEK, 01 JUNE 2020 - Standard Bank refers to its communication of 26 May 2020 in respect of a client who visited its Walvis Bay branch on 12 May 2020 and who later tested positive for COVID-19.


WINDHOEK, 26 MAY 2020 - Standard Bank has been made aware of a visit to its Walvis Bay branch by a client who tested positive for Covid-19.


Standard Bank is proud to announce the appointment of new Relationship Managers under the Business Banking Department. All but one of the appointments are internal and demonstrate the bank’s commitment to human capital development and advancement of careers for its staff members. The bank has confidence in their ability to provide excellent service and support to our business banking customers in line with our mandate.

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