Stanbic IBTC Holdings, a prominent member of the Standard Bank Group, has clinched recognition in nine categories at the esteemed 2023 International Finance Awards. This globally revered programme acknowledges excellence in financial services and spotlights outstanding organisations across Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe.
Dr. Demola Sogunle, Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Holdings, underlined the enduring legacy of the group as a leading end-to-end financial solutions provider in Nigeria for over three decades. He emphasised the accolades as a testament to Stanbic IBTC’s commitment to innovation, exceptional services, and transparency, solidifying its position as a trusted partner for clientele.
Celebrating the achievements, Sogunle expressed, “As we celebrate these achievements, we look forward with renewed responsibility and determination to remain at the forefront of financial innovation, driving growth, and contributing to the prosperity of our clients and the nation at large.”
Stanbic IBTC Bank, a flagship subsidiary, secured recognition in four categories, including Best SME Bank, Best Trade Bank, Best Research House, and Best Custodian Bank in Nigeria for 2023. Wole Adeniyi, Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Bank, highlighted the bank’s dedication to empowering businesses with tailored financial solutions and its pivotal role in providing top-quality macroeconomic and equity research for well-informed investment decisions.
Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers, the country’s largest pension fund administrator, received the ‘Best Pension Fund Management Company in Nigeria 2023’ award, acknowledging its consistent double-digit returns, transparent operations, and digital solutions for post-work life planning.
Further, Stanbic IBTC Asset Management’s Stanbic IBTC Money Market Fund (SIMM) earned the title of the ‘Best Money Market Fund in Nigeria 2023,’ solidifying the institution’s position as Nigeria’s preferred money market investment.
Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers secured the ‘Best Online Trading Platform in Nigeria 2023’ title, showcasing its seamlessly integrated digital stock trading platforms, providing speed, convenience, and real-time market access for investors.
In the realm of estate planning services, Stanbic IBTC Trustees received the title of the ‘Fastest Growing Estate Planning and Administration Services Provider – Nigeria 2023,’ recognizing over two decades of excellence in administering wills and trusts.
Collectively, these nine awards position Stanbic IBTC as a trailblazer in the financial landscape, reinforcing its commitment to excellence, innovation, and superior service delivery.
Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC is the leading end-to-end financial solutions provider in Nigeria, offering a wide range of products and services across corporate, business, and personal banking, stockbroking, insurance, and asset management. The recent establishment of its fintech subsidiary, ZEST Payments, further underscores its commitment to providing innovative financial solutions. Stanbic IBTC plays a pivotal role in driving Nigeria’s growth, leveraging deep local insights and international expertise as a member of the Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets.