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Standard Bank
Malawi is our home, we drive her growth
Standard Bank
Malawi is our home, we drive her growth

About us

Standard Bank, previously known as the Commercial Bank of Malawi, was registered as a commercial bank on 15 March 1969. The start-up share capital was K2.5 million and the founder shareholders were the Malawi Development Corporation (20%), Press Holdings Limited (20%) and Banco Pinto Sotto Mayor (60%). The first branch was opened in Limbe on 11 April 1970.

Our Business

As a leading Africa-focused financial services organisation, Africa is our home, and we drive her growth.



Investor Relations

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There’s never been a more exciting time to be a part of our story. Move your career forward with us, as we continue to make great things happen in Africa.

News Centre

Get to know us a lot better by reading about what we’re doing as a Bank in the communities across Malawi.