Standard Chartered in Turkey
Standard Chartered Bank entered the Turkish market by opening a Representative Office in December 2003. In November 2012, the Bank upgraded its presence and became a subsidiary following the acquisition of Credit Agricole Yatırım Bankası Türk A.Ş.
With our international footprint, Standard Chartered is able to meet the cross-border needs of its client network across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Standard Chartered in Europe
At Standard Chartered, we define our European network as spanning the Falkland Islands in the West to Turkey in the East.
Europe is increasingly important in the delivery of the Bank's strategy which focuses on Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Standard Chartered aims to be the bank of choice for clients with existing business, or seeking to do business with these regions.
The Europe region is a centre of expertise for the Bank’s major product groups, allowing us to provide a range of products, platforms and capabilities to meet the needs of our clients, whether they are based in Europe and looking to expand overseas or vice versa.
London has been the location of our headquarters since 1907 and is the main centre in Europe for Corporate & Institutional Banking client coverage. Our major Corporate & Institutional Banking product groups comprise: Financial Markets, Transaction Banking and Corporate Finance. Frankfurt is the next largest operation and is home to the Bank's Euro clearing operations.
The European Retail Banking business is dominated by the Private Bank, with booking centres in London and Jersey. The Private Bank provides banking and investment services to high net worth clients, especially those based in or with links to Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Retail services are available in the Falkland Islands.