Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Parallel form(s) of name
- Standard Chartered Bank
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Standard Bank of British South Africa
- Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
Standard Chartered Bank was formed in 1969 through the merger of two separate banks, the Standard Bank of British South Africa and the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China.
These banks had capitalised on the expansion of trade between Europe, Asia and Africa.
During the apartheid regime in South Africa the anti-apartheid movement led an investment boycott. The number of British companies investing in South Africa fell by 20 percent during this period Standard Chartered, the second largest bank in South Africa pulled out.
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Authority record identifier
Rules and/or conventions used
ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016
Standard Chartered . 2016. Standard Chartered Bank. [ONLINE] Available at: https://www.sc.com/en/about-us/our-history.html. [Accessed 26 October 2016].
South African History Online . 2016. The Anti-Apartheid Movement . [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.sahistory.org.za/topic/british-anti-apartheid-movement. [Accessed 26 October 2016].