Namibia Water Corporation Limited (NamWater) successfully issued its first corporate bonds on the Namibian Stock Exchange on 24 April 2015. The issuance was supported by Standard Bank Namibia and IJG Securities who acted as joint lead arrangers, sponsor and rating advisors to NamWater.
NamWater anticipated to raise between N$150 million and N$200 million, however due to an overwhelming positive response from the market, with total bids amounting to N$468 million received from investors, a total of N$200 million was allocated and issued to successful investors.
We have a new blog portal which will now house our Arts and Culture blog at www.standardbank.com/blogs. This new portal also includes our newest blog called Living Africa, which celebrates the spirit of Africa.
Visit www.standardbank.com/blogs (that’s blogs with an “s”) to explore the new home of our blogs.
Over 2000 athletes made their way to Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa for the Standard Bank IRONMAN® African Championship on Sunday 29 March 2015. The race was a gruelling 226km triathlon and is ranked amongst the top five IRONMAN® races in the world.
The first male to cross the finish line was Frederik Van Lierde from Belgium who was the clear winner with a time of 8:16:34. Following close behind was Ivan Rana (8:30:44) from Spain with third place going to Bart Aernouts (8:35:58) also from Belgium.
Standard Bank Group is built on a solid set of values, which includes respecting difference in any form: gender, age, race, skin colour, religion, ideology, sexual orientation, or disability. We also value difference in culture, ethnic or national origin, and political and philosophical conviction.
We expect our colleagues in every country to at all time reflect the values of Standard Bank Group.
On 28 March 2015 at 8.30 pm (CAT), we will be supporting Earth Hour, a symbolic event to raise awareness around climate change.
Climate change is happening and will affect all of us in our lifetimes. There are many things we can do as a company and as individuals to reduce the impact of climate change. At Standard Bank Group, we will be turning off the lights in buildings we own around the world for one hour. You can do the same at home to raise awareness with your friends and family.
The Standard Bank IRONMAN® African Championship is taking place this Sunday, 29 March, in Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. It attracts some of the biggest triathletes from around the world who participate in one of the hardest events to be held on South African soil.
Raynard Tissink’s advice has helped to prepare you for the Ironman African Championship on Sunday and will help you to move forward and achieve your own personal fitness goals.
Here are Raynard’s tips leading up to the big race:
You don’t need to be competing in the IRONMAN triathlon series to benefit from Raynard Tissink’s advice. His guidance will help you to move forward and achieve your own personal fitness goals.
Here are Raynard’s tips on how to get marathon ready:
Running a marathon on its own can be difficult. Running one after a 3.8km swim and a 180km bike ride is a huge challenge. Your legs feel like jelly and those first few steps off the bike feel like you’re running through quick sand.