Stanbic Bank offers high profile services to grow clients’ money
November 21, 2018—Stanbic Bank Uganda (SBU) is now offering a wealth management service that cuts across a range of other products and intended to focus and harness the bank’s expertise to help clients grow their money under a Wealth Value Proposition.
Speaking during the launch recently, Patrick Mweheire the SBU Chief Executive said, “Wealth is not only for the wealthy – it is for everyone. This is the reason we are integrating Wealth across our range of financial services so that we can offer Universal Banking and financial services solutions more holistically and seamlessly from a single point of contact. We have the expertise, people, network of partners and capability to offer our clients an unmatched experience and one solution for all their on and offshore financial planning needs.”
The Wealth Value Proposition is dedicated to offering a complete range of financial services including Life and General Insurance, Investments, Health Solutions and International Products / Services for Individual and Business Clients. This proposition is dedicated to serving the Bank’s growing Personal and Business Banking, as well as Corporate and Investment Banking client base.
SBU is a member of the Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets. Standard Bank Group reported total assets of R2 trillion (about $165 billion) at 31 December 31, 2017, while its market capitalization was R317 billion (about $28 billion).
The group has direct, on-the-ground representation in 20 African countries. Standard Bank Group has 1,221 branches and 8,815 ATMs in Africa, making it one of the largest banking networks on the continent. It provides global connections backed by deep insights into the countries where it operates.
In delivering the Wealth Proposition, the new division will leverage on the capabilities of SBU as well as the strategic partnership with Liberty Group, an insurance firm.
Joseph Almeida, the Managing Director of Liberty Life said, “This partnership enables us to deliver a superior, enhanced and innovative value proposition to our customers that take care of all their financial services needs. The one-stop shop facilitates us to analyse, assess and advise clients efficiently based on their individual needs.”
As part of the new package, SBU has also launched a high net worth proposition called Wealth and Investment. This provides the full spectrum of Investment Solutions, Trust and Fiduciary services, Specialised Lending, Risk Solutions and Transactional Banking products, along with the astute understanding of an experienced and dedicated Relationship Manager.
Wealth and Investment Manager, Bernice Mvano said,“Exceptional service, individual attention and absolute discretion are at the core of our value proposition. We aim to provide tailor made solutions that reflect our clients’ appetite for risk and factor in their life stage, family, professional position, business needs, and the legacy they wish to leave for the next generation.
“To this end, Wealth and Investment have created Leadership Academies for the children of our clients – these aim to engage, educate and empower the children with the financial awareness and skills necessary to help them develop and manage wealth, ensuring the successful transfer of wealth for generations to come,” she said.