Where we are

On-the-ground presence

20 African countries, five global centres and three offshore hubs

On-the-ground presence in African countries

In, for and across Africa, our purpose-led strategy is designed to realise the opportunities presented by Africa’s longer-term structural trends. There is a growing contribution from our Africa regions business with a 58% contribution to banking headline earnings.

Offices in five key centres and three offshore hubs

Our presence in, and connection with, global financial centres enables us to facilitate investment and development flows and access to international capital, to facilitate growth, diversification and development in Africa.

China-Africa corridor
Strategic partnership with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)

China remains Africa’s largest trading partner and an increasingly important source of foreign investment across the continent. Our strategic partnership with ICBC provides us with a unique opportunity to provide financial services to our clients operating in the China-Africa corridor.