Standard Chartered in United Kingdom
Standard Chartered has a history of over 160 years in the UK, having opened our UK office in 1853. Our headquarters is at 1 Basinghall Avenue, London, and both the Group CEO and Chairman are based here.
Standard Chartered is regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority and is one of the UK's largest banks. We are a FTSE100 company listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1969.
In addition to the many Group functions based in the UK, London is a global financial centre and a hub for our Corporate and Institutional Banking business. It also hosts significant Private Banking and International Banking operations.
Standard Chartered has been the Main Club sponsor of Liverpool Football Club since July 2010.
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.