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Standard Bank signs partnership with ICA FMA

Standard Bank de Angola (SBA) signed a Partnership Agreement with the Association Cambiste Internationale Financial Markets Association - ACI FMA, a global association representing financial markets professionals.


One of the objectives of this partnership is to create a testing center at the SBA, for the realization of the set of ACI FMA exams that will also be available to all interested candidates, both internal to the SBA and external (other financial institutions).

The exam center, which will be at the SBA headquarters, will allow for the online ACI FMA exams and the agreement aims to ensure that exam candidates will have the possibility to take the exams in Angola, in order to receive their certification, without the need to travel abroad.

ACI FMA is a leading global trade association representing the interests of the Wholesale Financial Markets professional community. Established in 1955, ACI FMA is focused on improving market practices and supporting market participants to adhere to principles of ethical conduct.

The ACI Model Code has heavily influenced many Codes of Conduct, but was reformed in 2017 with the publication of the Global FX Code, the composition of which the ACI FMA participated in, as well as other Code of Conduct initiatives.

Standard Bank de Angola has a commercial network consisting of 19 Branches, three Corporate Centers, two Service Points and three Private Suites, the bank is adequately positioned in the Angolan territory, namely in the provinces of Cabinda, Luanda, Benguela, Huíla, Huambo and Namibe. Thus, it has a distribution of 27 physical channels spread over six provinces.

The cooperation with Standard Bank Group's partners allows us to provide a range of financial services solutions in Angola.

Standard Bank de Angola has a strong track record in adding value for its shareholders and clients, respecting and adhering to international standards of corporate governance.

Standard Bank de Angola has received several distinctions, which actively contribute to its visibility in the local and international market and to leverage its reputation with analysts and the financial market in general.