11 August 2020GABORONE – The highly reputed Global Finance has named Stanbic Bank Botswana the Best Investment Bank in Botswana for the year 2020. This prestigious accolade is a testament to the Bank’s commitment in helping Batswana realise their dreams and a celebration which embodies the hope and excitement of the just-launched new brand promise and of the commitment to excellence the Bank embodies despite the uncertainty of the global pandemic.The much-sought-after accolade was bestowed in recognition of Stanbic Bank’s dedication to providing leadership and excellence in Investment Banking. In this most worrying of times in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, every celebration or milestone is a beacon of light, a sign of hope and of stability in an otherwise uncertain period. Stanbic Bank is a business of impeccable standards, lofty ambitions, and an unwavering desire to deliver real and meaningful results for all stakeholders with true impact, innovation and practicality, even in the face of uncertainty.Said Stanbic Bank Botswana Head of Investment Banking, Ms. Tumi Mmolawa, “This is phenomenal news and all good news in a period like this ought to be recognised and celebrated. Across our Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), we are committed to progressing through this journey together. We fuel our clients’ growth and we work together, vested and invested, in their dreams. This very ethos, principle and mindset I applied by all our teams, and it is incredibly validating to see this recognised by Global Finance in awarding Stanbic Bank this accolade. There are only greater things to come from here – It Can Be.”The Global Finance Awards® honour companies that stand out areas of expertise in the banking and finance industry. They recognise achievement, challenge, progress and inspirational change in finance globally. Stanbic Bank Botswana demonstrated exceptional experience, calibre of talent and expertise in its Investment Banking team to stand apart from others in the category before Global Finance adjudicators. The Bank continues to offer the full spectrum of Investment Banking Solutions.Said Stanbic Bank Botswana Head of Investment Banking, Ms. Tumi Mmolawa, “Now, more than ever, it is paramount that financial services partners deliver practical and innovative solutions that help clients navigate the uncertain waters that COVID-19 has brought. We are confident that, as Stanbic Bank Botswana, we are well abreast of the complexities of the Investment Banking landscape, and we have an exceptional team of experts to support our clients. It is in recognition of this, we believe, that we have been named the Best Investment Bank in Botswana 2020 by Global Finance, and it is beyond this that we will build and invest even further in solving for our clients. To all our customers and clients who continue to choose our Investment Banking team, re a leboga!”In its continued pursuit of providing a universal banking solution to its customers, Stanbic Bank has also recently been enthroned the titles the 3rd Most Admired Financial Services Brand in Botswana by Brands Africa 100, “Botswana’s Best Trade Finance Provider 2018” as well as “Best Bank in Botswana 2018” by Global Finance Magazine and EMEA, the former for two consecutive years. Global Finance also in 2018 named Stanbic Bank Botswana the Best Treasury & Cash Management Bank in Botswana, whilst Global Banking and Finance Review named Stanbic Bank Botswana the Best Private Bank Botswana 2018. Furthermore, the Bank received Best Treasury & Cash Management Bank in Botswana 2019 from Global Finance Magazine and the Best Investment Bank in Botswana 2020 award from the same publication. These awards are in recognition of Stanbic Bank Botswana’s support of economic activity in various sectors.ENDS.