Standard Bank is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the Citywealth IFC Awards 2024 in the Trust Company of the Year – Jersey category. This recognition follows the remarkable achievement of securing the silver award in the same category, and the Head of International Fiduciary Services in Jersey, Michael Giraud, being named Trustee of the Year in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man in the 2023 awards.

The Citywealth IFC Awards celebrate excellence in the private wealth sector, shining a spotlight on companies and individuals who have displayed outstanding commitment to delivering exceptional client service and innovation. Being shortlisted for the Trust Company of the Year – Jersey award reaffirms Standard Bank’s unwavering dedication to providing excellent private client, family office, and corporate fiduciary services.

“We are delighted to be shortlisted for this award,” commented Michael. “Jersey is a leading international finance centre and widely acknowledged to be a pre-eminent jurisdiction for fiduciary services. It is a real privilege to be acknowledged as a top trust company in Jersey. As a boutique fiduciary services provider with the backing of Africa’s largest bank by assets, it is great to see our unique fiduciary model recognised more widely in the industry.”

As a leading provider of private client, family office, and corporate fiduciary services, Standard Bank has been establishing and administering complex and bespoke offshore fiduciary structures for over 100 years. With a strong presence on the African continent, the group offers domestic trust services from South Africa, Nigeria, and Namibia, and international fiduciary services from Jersey and Mauritius. Their international trust team has extensive experience serving families with a global geographic footprint holding a variety of assets across the world, making them ideally suited to work with African connected and UK resident families.

“This accolade is a testament to the expertise and unwavering commitment of our team, who continues to deliver exceptional service to our clients,” Michael adds. “Standard Bank’s achievement of the silver award at the 2023 Citywealth IFC Awards already showcased the strength and depth of our fiduciary offering. This year’s shortlisting further underscores our commitment to consistently provide excellent client service, with a strong focus on close client relationships across generations.”

The winners will be announced at the Citywealth IFC Awards 2024 Ceremony on 24th January 2024. Determining the winners involves a combination of public votes and the decision of an esteemed panel of judges. To cast your vote for Standard Bank, please visit here.

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