Johannesburg, May 2 (I-Net Bridge) – Standard Bank (SBK) continues to invest in its equity capital markets capabilities with a new high profile appointment. Mesh Pillay has joined Standard Bank to head up its sub-Saharan Equity Capital Markets division.
Pillay joined Standard Bank from Renaissance Capital where he was the head of Equity Capital Markets for Africa. Prior to this Pillay was in the Equity Capital Markets Division at Deutsche Bank based in London and South Africa.
William Blackie, Standard Bank Head of Investment Banking SA says: “Standard Bank welcomes Mr Pillay’s appointment. His appointment is a further investment in Standard Bank’s Equity Capital Markets capabilities, and our ability to deliver equity investment opportunities to our clients in the region and around the world. The sub-Saharan region is becoming a significant growth region for equity investors globally. Investors are seeing increasing value in the region as emerging market opportunities outpace and outperform previous traditional investment destinations.”