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Stanbic IBTC Pledges To Continue Promoting Gender Equality

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has pledged to continue promoting the tenets of gender equality. This assertion was made by Yinka Sanni, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, at the sixth Blue Women Network (BWN) Annual Conference, held in commemoration of the 2020 International Women’s Day celebration. The theme for

Mediacraft Associates Holds Coronavirus Awareness, Prevention Training for Employees

The 2019 LaPRIGA PR Agency Of The Year award winner, Mediacraft Associates, on Monday, March 16, 2020, organized an in-house Coronavirus sensitization and awareness training for its employees at its office located in Magodo, Lagos. With all members of staff in attendance, the 25-minute long presentation was anchored by an Account Executive, Judith Igwe. She

Stanbic IBTC Facilitates Landmark Transactions For Lagos State, Nigerian Breweries PLC, Others

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has facilitated various landmark transactions in the Nigerian financial market. The firm, through its subsidiaries, handled milestone deals for Nigerian Breweries Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria PLC, First Securities Discount House (FSDH) Merchant Bank and even the Lagos State Government, among others. The Stanbic IBTC

AERC Sets Agenda for Tackling Nutrition, Food Challenges at Senior Policy Seminar

Food and nutrition security dominated discussions at the just concluded Senior Policy Seminar hosted by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The two-day conference which held from March 9 to 10, 2020 and was supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, had the theme: ‘Agriculture

Olam Grains champions Girls to Achieve their Full Potential

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8, and the theme for the 2020 edition is ‘Each For Equal.’ As a part of activities to mark this year’s International Women Day, Olam, a leading player in the Nigerian agricultural value chain, celebrated its female employees as well as female students of the Lagos State

Standard Bank funding model aids Growthpoint Investec African Properties expansion

A funding solution from Standard Bank’s Real Estate Financing division has helped Growthpoint Investec African Properties Limited (GIAP) expand its sub-Saharan footprint, following the acquisition of properties from the RMB Westport Fund I (RMBW). Standard Bank acted as Mandated Lead Arranger, underwriter and coordinator and agency functions with transactional banking solutions to follow. Historically, property

Understanding Public Relations

We hear about Public Relations all the time but most times, it is used in ways that does not reflect the real functions and intentions of the profession. To understand PR, you have to know what it means. At Mediacraft, we say ‘Public Relations’ is the aggregation of the (deliberate, planned and sustained) communications/engagements between

Stanbic IBTC Bank Reiterates Commitment To Grow The Fintech Industry

Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a subsidiary of the Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has reiterated its commitment to support the growth of the financial technology (fintech) industry in Nigeria. Olusola Carrena, Executive Director and Head, Corporate Finance, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC disclosed this during the Fintech Teach-In Session themed: ”Understanding FinTech in Africa”. The event held

Standard Bank issues inaugural green bond

Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (“SBSA”) has issued its first ever green bond, via private placement with IFC, a development finance institution focused on the private sector, part of the World Bank Group. It is a 10-year facility with the express purposes of raising capital for use in on-lending by Standard Bank Group’s (SBG)