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Standard Chartered Appoints Diego De Giorgi as Incoming Group Chief Financial Officer, Succeeding Retiring Andy Halford

(IN BRIEF) Andy Halford, Group Chief Financial Officer (GCFO) and Group Executive Director (GED) of Standard Chartered PLC, has announced his retirement. He will be succeeded by Diego De Giorgi, who will join the company as GCFO Designate on September … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered’s $1 Billion COVID-19 Facility Helps Deliver Critical Supplies and Support Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Standard Chartered has released a report on the outcomes of its not-for-profit COVID-19 facility, which provided financing of $1 billion to support clients in manufacturing and distributing essential products during the pandemic. The facility offered loans to help … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered updates net zero roadmap with focus on oil and gas emissions reduction

(IN BRIEF) Standard Chartered has updated its net zero roadmap and announced a target of a 29% reduction in absolute financed emissions for the oil and gas sector by 2030, when calculated from a 2020 baseline. The bank’s approach ensures … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered agit en tant que coordinateur de la durabilité et coordinateur des couvertures dans l’accord de prêt lié à la durabilité de MISC Berhad

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Standard Chartered a joué un rôle clé dans une facilité de prêt syndiqué de 527 millions de dollars pour les six très grands transporteurs d’éthane (VLEC) de MISC Berhad. Le prêt à terme sans recours lié à … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered acts as Sustainability Coordinator and Hedge Coordinator in MISC Berhad’s sustainable-linked loan agreement

(IN BRIEF) Standard Chartered has played a key role in a USD527 million syndicated loan facility for MISC Berhad’s six Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLECs). The 11-year sustainable-linked non-recourse term loan aligns with MISC’s long-term sustainability goals of achieving net-zero … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered leads USD 89.6m sustainability-linked loan for Vista Shipping’s LNG-dual fuelled vessels

(IN BRIEF) Standard Chartered has been appointed to lead a $89.6 million sustainability-linked loan for Vista Shipping, a joint venture between Hafnia and CSSC Shipping Hong Kong, to finance the purchase of its first pair of liquefied natural gas (LNG)-dual … Read the full press release

Prêts S2B : Standard Chartered numérise le processus de prélèvement de prêt sur Straight2Bank

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Standard Chartered a lancé une nouvelle capacité de fonds de roulement et de prêt sur sa plateforme bancaire en ligne, Straight2Bank (S2B). Le module S2B Loans permet aux clients d’initier et d’approuver de nouvelles demandes de tirage … Read the full press release

S2B Loans: Standard Chartered Digitizes Loan Drawdown Process on Straight2Bank

(IN BRIEF) Standard Chartered has launched a new working capital and lending capability on its online banking platform, Straight2Bank (S2B). The S2B Loans module enables clients to initiate and approve new loan drawdown and rollover requests, view real-time updates on … Read the full press release

Instituições financeiras se comprometem com mercados de carbono transparentes e seguros com a Carbonplace Investment

(NOTÍCIA EM BREVE) A Carbonplace, uma rede de transações de crédito de carbono, levantou US$ 45 milhões em financiamento de suas instituições financeiras fundadoras e se estabeleceu como uma entidade autônoma. O investimento será usado para dimensionar a plataforma, expandir … Read the full press release

Financial Institutions Commit to Transparent and Secure Carbon Markets with Carbonplace Investment

(IN BRIEF) Carbonplace, a carbon credit transaction network, has raised $45 million in funding from its founding financial institutions and established itself as a standalone entity. The investment will be used to scale the platform, expand its services, and partner … Read the full press release

Sadia Ricke joins Standard Chartered as Group Chief Risk Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a leading international banking group, has announced that Sadia Ricke, coming from Société Générale, will be the Group’s new Chief Risk Officer based in London, Her appointment is subject … Read the full press release

Sadia Ricke kommt als Group Chief Risk Officer zu Standard Chartered

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) LONDON, 23-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), eine führende internationale Bankengruppe, hat dies bekannt gegeben dass Sadia Ricke, die von Société Générale kommt, der neue Chief Risk Officer der Gruppe mit Sitz in London sein wird. Ihre … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered announces the issuance of USD 40 million ESG Formosa notes in Taiwan

Adding ESG Formosa notes into the Group’s world-leading suite of Sustainable Finance Solutions (PRESS RELEASE) TAIPEI, 7-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a leading international banking group, has announced the issuance of USD 40 million ESG structured Formosa … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered gibt die Emission von ESG-Formosa-Schuldverschreibungen im Wert von 40 Millionen USD in Taiwan bekannt

Aufnahme von ESG Formosa Notes in die weltweit führende Suite von Sustainable Finance Solutions der Gruppe (PRESSEMITTEILUNG) TAIPEI, 7-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), eine führende internationale Bankengruppe, hat dies bekannt gegeben die Ausgabe von ESG-strukturierten Formosa-Schuldverschreibungen in … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered launches new Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition to help clients achieve more sustainable and resilient supply chains

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered announces the launch of its new sustainable trade finance solutions across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Standard Chartered’s Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition aims to help clients … Read the full press release

Construction to start on world’s largest solar plant located in ABU Dhabi

(PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, UAE, 22-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EDF Renewables – Jinko Power consortium formed by global leaders in renewable energy, EDF Renewables and Jinko Power HK, has successfully reached the financial closing for the 2 GW Al … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and CDC Group ramp up their trade finance programme to help business sectors impacted by COVID-19 across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a leading international banking group, and CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, have announced an additional US$100 million commitment to their existing master risk participation agreement. … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered welcomes Michael Spiegel as its Global Head, Transaction Banking

Kai Fehr joins Bank as Head of Trade Lisa Robins retires from banking after distinguished career (PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 6-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services company, Standard Chartered announces the appointment of Michael Spiegel as Global … Read the full press release

Global survey: COVID-19 will accelerate the shift to a cashless world

Survey results also supported by Standard Chartered’s ATM withdrawals data (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a British multinational banking and financial services company, has released its latest global survey that looks into how COVID-19 … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered adds extensive network across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to the IBOS international banking network

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services group Standard Chartered has announced it has joined the international banking network IBOS Association (IBOS). IBOS members, some of the world’s largest banks, collaborate to serve each … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered’s sustainable deposit product that helps finance UN’s SDGs activities reached $2bn

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international banking group Standard Chartered announced that its sustainable deposit product, helping finance UN’s SDGs activities, has just reached the $2 billion milestone with a significant deposit made by the French integrated … Read the full press release

Hygiene products manufacturer Vinda Household Paper (China) Limited the first company in Asia to make a drawdown under Standard Chartered’s US$1 billion financing commitment to fight Covid-19

(PRESS RELEASE) HONG KONG, 12-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international banking group Standard Chartered has announced that Vinda International Holdings Ltd (3331.HK)’s subsidiary Vinda Household Paper (China) Limited is Asia’s first company to take an advantage of the bank’s US$1 … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval amends and extends maturity of EUR 400m / USD 543m Revolving Credit Facility

Alfa Laval amends and extends maturity of EUR 400m / USD 543m Revolving Credit Facility

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, Sweden, 21-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling leader Alfa Laval has announced it amended and extended the maturity of its Revolving Credit Facility. The company’s Revolving Credit Facility is now a facility … Read the full press release

Michael Spiegel joins Standard Chartered from Deutsche Bank to strengthen its position as a leading transaction bank

Michael Spiegel joins Standard Chartered from Deutsche Bank

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Michael Spiegel has been nominated global Chief Trade Officer by Standard Chartered effective 2 January, 2020. He will be based Singapore and will report to Lisa Robins, Global Head of Transaction Banking. Michael … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New Augmented Intelligence (AI) engine aims at transforming the traditional Trade Documentary System. The Trade AI Engine, a joint development of Standard Chartered and IBM, has just been officially launched. It will enhance … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered named Vishu Ramachandran as new Group Head, Retail Banking

LONDON, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered has appointed Vishu Ramachandran in the new role of Group Head, Retail Banking, further strengthening a team that is focused on delivering world-class banking services to customers in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered to open a new office in Warsaw, Poland

Standard Chartered Global Business Service Sp z o.o. to be located in Warsaw LONDON, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered announced today it will open a new office in Warsaw, Poland, following appropriate approvals. Standard Chartered Global Business Services Sp z o.o. … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered launches global new brand campaign featuring Olympic champion Usain Bolt

LONDON, 02-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered is launching a global campaign that takes its ‘Here for good’ brand promise and poses a new tougher challenge: ‘Good enough will never change the world’. Launched in 2010, ‘Here for good’ showed how … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered Renminbi Globalisation Index rose to 2,137 in January, up 2.3% from the previous month

HONG KONG, 12-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered today announced that the Standard Chartered Renminbi Globalisation Index (Bloomberg: SCGRRGI <index>), or the RGI, rose to 2,137 in January, up 2.3% from the previous month, the fastest gain in eight months. … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered to launch China SME Confidence Index aimed at understanding the activity and sentiment among small and mid-sized Chinese companies

LONDON, 22-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered today launched its China SME Confidence Index (SMEI). Initially launched in October 2011 as the first confidence index targeting SMEs developed by an international bank in China, SMEI has been substantially revamped in … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered to launch two pioneering indicators to shed light on the business, investment and economic outlook for select African markets

LONDON, 21-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered is launching two pioneering indicators to help shed light on the business, investment and economic outlook for select African markets. The Bank will publish a Business Sentiment Indicator for Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya and … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered appoints Benjamin Hung as CEO for Greater China region

London, UK, 4-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered announces the appointment of Benjamin Hung as the Chief Executive Officer for the Bank’s Greater China region, effective today. This new appointment is in addition to his existing role as the CEO for Standard Chartered … Read the full press release

Michael Benz appointed Group Head of Private Banking at Standard Chartered

London, UK, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered has appointed Michael Benz as the Bank’s new Group Head of Private Banking. This appointment is effective 17 February 2014. Michael joins Standard Chartered with a wealth of experience spanning more than 20 years in … Read the full press release