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FirstRand Ltd (FSR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 38 Pages
  • October 2023
  • GlobalData
  • FirstRand
  • ID: 3053109
FirstRand Ltd (FSR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


FirstRand Ltd (FirstRand) is a financial holding company that offers banking and related financial solutions. It provides deposit services, loans, debit and credit cards, insurance solutions, and and investment management services. The company offers corporate and investment banking solutions such as advisory structured finance, markets and structuring, and transactional banking. FirstRand offers asset-based finance, full maintenance leasing, personal loans, and short-term insurance. Through Aldermore, the company provides SME commercial and residential mortgages, buy-to-let mortgages, asset and invoice finance, and vehicle asset finance services. It also offers alternative investment solutions. The company serves retail and commercial customers, corporate, and wealthy family clients across South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, the UK, and India. FirstRand is headquartered in Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa.

FirstRand Ltd Key Recent Developments

  • Feb 08, 2022: Standard Bank isolated as other South African banks steer clear of Total's EACOP pipeline

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  • The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.
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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • FirstRand Ltd - Key Facts
  • FirstRand Ltd - Key Employees
  • FirstRand Ltd - Key Employee Biographies
  • FirstRand Ltd - Major Products and Services
  • FirstRand Ltd - History
  • FirstRand Ltd - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • FirstRand Ltd - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Aldermore
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: Centre (including group treasury)
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: FNB
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: RMB
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: WesBank
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Geographical Segment: Broader Africa
  • Target Markets
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Other
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: South Africa
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: United Kingdom
  • Performance
  • FirstRand Ltd - Corporate Strategy
  • FirstRand Ltd - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • FirstRand Ltd - Strengths
  • FirstRand Ltd - Weaknesses
  • FirstRand Ltd - Opportunities
  • FirstRand Ltd - Threats
  • FirstRand Ltd - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Performance Chart
  • Financial Performance
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
  • FirstRand Ltd, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 - Company’s Recent Developments
  • Feb 08, 2022: Standard Bank isolated as other South African banks steer clear of Total's EACOP pipeline
Section 5 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Analyst
  • Contact the Analyst
  • Disclaimer
List of Tables
  • FirstRand Ltd, Key Facts
  • FirstRand Ltd, Key Employees
  • FirstRand Ltd, Key Employee Biographies
  • FirstRand Ltd, Major Products and Services
  • FirstRand Ltd, History
  • FirstRand Ltd, Subsidiaries
  • FirstRand Ltd, Key Competitors
  • FirstRand Ltd, Ratios based on current share price
  • FirstRand Ltd, Annual Ratios
  • FirstRand Ltd, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
  • FirstRand Ltd, Interim Ratios
  • FirstRand Ltd, Recent Deals Summary
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
  • FirstRand Ltd, Performance Chart (2019 - 2023)
  • FirstRand Ltd, Ratio Charts



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