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Instinctif Partners

Instinctif Partners is an International Business Communications Consultancy employing 450 people in 22 offices across 13 countries. Our Middle East operation is headquartered in Dubai. We combine strategic and creative thinking to help our clients engage with and influence their key stakeholders. We understand the power of reputation in a world where reputations are vulnerable. Connecting financial communications to corporate affairs to public policy and employee engagement with the very best in creativity, story-telling and digital capability, we help our clients to develop a joined up story. Truly international in outlook and reach, we are as connected to our clients and their audiences as we are to each other.Our senior partnership model helps our clients grow and prosper by placing specialist communications skills alongside market-leading insights. Our clients want an agile partner that can tackle their challenges as they happen. We can move as fast as your business, and help you to plan for different scenarios and outcomes. We know which tactics and strategies will get results but we are not afraid to break new ground. We connect specialists from across multiple areas to drive results for our clients:Capital MarketsCorporate AffairsPublic PolicyEngagementLife SciencesContent & CreativeInsight & ResearchIn 2016 our work was recognised by industry peers at the PRCA City and Financial Awards, at which we were named City Agency of Year. The global company is backed by funds managed by Vitruvian Partners LLP, an independent private equity firm which specialises in middle market buyouts, growth buyouts and growth capital investments in the United Kingdom and Northern Europe.


Standard Bank

Standard Bank, also trading as Stanbic Bank, is Africa's biggest Bank by assets and earnings with a presence in 20 African countries and six international hubs. The Group has been at the forefront of South Africa's financial system for over 150 years and has successfully expanded across Africa and other key emerging markets while strengthening its specialist product teams and global distribution capability. Our outstanding coverage and capabilities enable trade and investment flows between emerging markets and the continent and help connect our clients to opportunities which serve their business objectives. Our core differentiator is connecting our clients to Africa, by providing African insight as well as product capability and solutions to our clients' needs in dealing with Africa. The Group offers Retail, Business and Corporate & Investment Banking services, having a network of over 1200 branches across the African continent. Our office in Dubai has been established since 1997 servicing our clients in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It is an investment banking origination platform acting as a gateway for cross border initiatives between the MENA region.

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