Your partner for success
Diversified Lending and Leverage has a presence in sub-Sahara Africa. Our relevant sector expertise, detailed understanding of our client’s businesses and collaboration across other specialist areas across Standard Bank enables us to provide the most appropriate funding solutions to our clients. The team services corporates, private equity sponsors, governments and state-owned entities.
Our dedicated team of professionals services clients in Standard Bank’s presence and non-presence countries through three regional hubs based in South Africa (covering South and Central Africa), Kenya (covering East Africa) and Nigeria (covering West Africa), as well as our London office.
We have the ability to provide financing across the entire capital structure – senior unsecured, senior secured, subordinated, mezzanine and redeemable preference shares. We have the willingness to structure and fund large underwriting requirements that are typical in large acquisition finance and leveraged finance transactions. We have expertise in refinancing or restructuring existing finance arrangements.
We have concluded numerous ground-breaking finance deals, many of which represent the first or the largest transaction of their kind in the sub-Saharan African market.