Standard Chartered PLC – Company Information

Standard Chartered PLC – Company Overview

Standard Chartered logo
Company Standard Chartered PLC
Headquarters Standard Chartered Bank, 1 Basinghall Avenue, London, EC2V 5DD, UK
Group CEO Bill Winters
Group CFO Andy Halford
Industry Banking and Financial Services
Type Public
Founded 1969
Net interest income $9,407 million USD (2015)
Operating income $15,289 million USD (2015)
Loss for the year $(2,196) million USD (2015)
Employees 84,076 (2015)
IR contact number +44 (0) 207 885 8888
IR email address [email protected]

Standard Chartered PLC is a financial services company based in London, England. It provides a wide portfolio of products and services for personal and business customers in 70 countries worldwide, with approximately 1,700 branches and outlets and a total of 86,000 employees.

The bank is divided into two divisions:

The Consumer Bank – offers services to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Individuals (Personal and Preferred Banking customers, Priority and International Banking customers, and Private Banking customers).

The Wholesale Bank – provides solutions for Global Corporates, Financial Institutions, and Commodity Traders and Agribusiness.

Its services include: credit cards, consumer banking, corporate banking, investment banking, mortgage loans, private banking, and wealth management.

Although the company is based in the UK, the majority of its profits come from the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

Standard Chartered is publicly listed on the London, Hong Kong and Mumbai stock exchanges, and ranks among the top 20 companies in the FTSE-100 in terms of market capitalization.

The company was was formed following a merger in 1969 between The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, and Standard Bank of British South Africa.

Standard Chartered PLC – Financial Results

Key figures (in millions of USD) 2015* 2014*
Net interest income $9,407 $11,003
Operating income $15,289 $18,334
Operating expenses $(11,173) $(11,045)
(Loss)/Profit for the year $(2,196) $2,705
Total assets $640,483 $725,914
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period $129,870 $84,156
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $88,428 $129,870

*For the years ended December 31, 2015 and 2014

Source: “Standard Chartered PLC – 2015 Annual Report”

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