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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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

Standard Bank donates over N$600,000 in scholarships to vulnerable and orphaned school girls

Standard Bank Namibia recently donated N$641,200 to the Forum for African Women Educationalists in Namibia (FAWENA) at a handover ceremony held at the Ministry of Education Library in Windhoek.

Standard Bank leaps into the future with revamped digital banking services

Standard Bank on Friday launched its revamped digital banking services at a function held at its Ausspannplatz Branch in Windhoek.

Standard Bank award bursaries to four students

Standard Bank recently awarded four bursaries for the 2019 academic year to students studying Cyber Security, Forensic Science and Actuarial Science at the Namibia University of Science and Technology, the University of Free State and Stellenbosch University as part of its annual Bursary Programme.