Security Alert on Malware in circulation Targeting Equity Bank E-banking

Dear Customer,

We would like to bring to your attention that there has been recent reports of new Malware  targeting our online banking customers. Malware is malicious software that is designed by fraudsters to disrupt computer operation and gain sensitive information from the targeted individuals which the fraudsters can use for their own selfish gains.

Equity Bank beefs up merchant banking business with wider merchant tie ups


…retains best in class global payment channel partners including American Express


Nairobi, 22nd July 2014… Regional banking solutions provider, Equity Bank Group, has stepped up efforts to enhance its card business and related payment processing services.

Equity Bank Limited and Subsidiaries Annual report and Financial Statements 31st December 2012

Equity Bank Limited and Subsidiaries Annual report and Financial Statements 31st December 2012

MasterCard and Equity Bank Announce Partnership to Introduce PayPass™ Enabled Cards

Nairobi, Kenya, 15 January 2013MasterCard and Equity Bank of Kenya today announced an agreement at a signing ceremony in Nairobi to issue five-million MasterCard-branded debit and prepaid cards.  This program empowers African consumers to use electronic payments which provide a safe and secure way to pay versus cash and other forms of payment.


Dr. Gichohi brings over 25 years international experience in managing social impact programs


Dr. James Mwangi, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Equity Bank in Kenya, was named the ‘Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012’ on Thursday 29 November, at the prestigious Porsche Centre in Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria. The ceremony was organised by the eventing arm of the ABN Group - ABN Productions.


8th November, 2012 Nairobi… Equity Bank Group has today launched a partnership with China Union Pay, which will allow UnionPay card holders to make transactions from Equity Bank’s ATMs and Points of Sale Terminals across the East Africa region. Equity Bank now becomes China UnionPay’s principal agent in East Africa.


November 6, 2012, Equity Bank Group continued to defy macro-economic turbulence to maintain steady growth and posted a 30% growth in pre-tax profit for the period ended 30th September 2012.

Equity Bank profit before tax up by 29 percent

Corporate Communications April 26, 2012
Equity Bank

Regional banking group, Equity Bank's ongoing focus on product development, credit and risk management have paid off with a 29 percent growth in profits before tax. The Bank has posted a profit before tax of Kshs 3.73 billion up from Kshs 2.90 billion pos

Equity Bank Named Best Bank in Kenya

Corporate Communications April 25, 2012
Equity Bank

Equity Bank has been named the Best Bank in Kenya this year as the CEO Dr James Mwangi received the Life Time Achievement Award.

250 Top KCSE scholars to benefit from Equity Bank's university sponsorship programme

Corporate Communications April 2, 2012
Equity Bank

Two hundred and fifty top performers in last year's Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education are set to benefit from Equity Bank's university sponsorship, leadership and mentorship programme

Equity Bank Group and IFC Team up to Expand Access to Finance in East Africa

Corporate Communications March 28, 2012
Equity Bank

Equity Bank Limited and Subsidiaries Annual Report and Financial Statements 31 December 2011

Corporate Communications March 9, 2012
Equity Bank

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Corporate Communications March 9, 2012
Equity Bank

Equity Bank boss in the U.S. for UN Special session

Corporate Communications February 28, 2012
Equity Bank

Equity Bank sets out to revolutionize banking in Rwanda

Corporate Communications February 17, 2012
Equity Bank

Regional financial solutions provider Equity Bank Group has moved to further enhance its East African presence with the official opening of seven branches in Rwanda.

Equity Group Foundation and the MasterCard Foundation welcome 2,144 New Students to Kenya's Largest

Corporate Communications February 1, 2012
Equity Bank

In a classical case of development partnership, The Equity Group Foundation in collaboration with The MasterCard Foundation, USAID Kenya, today flagged off more than 2144 form one students who have received comprehensive secondary school scholarships as p

Wings to Fly will offer 2140 scholarships across the country to top performing financially needy chi

Corporate Communications December 24, 2011
Equity Bank

24/12/12 Nairobi...Equity Bank, Equity Group Foundation and The MasterCard Foundation with support from USAID will offer 2140 scholarships across the country to children from needy backgrounds who will attain 350 marks and above in the 2011 KCPE exams.

BBC News - Kenyan hopes to open up banking to the poor

Corporate Communications December 13, 2011
Equity Bank

"People are driven by emotions and it's all about the enthusiasm of liberating our people" Said Dr. Mwangi in a recent interview by BBC. To listen to the podcast

Public Notice: E-Ticketing System

Corporate Communications December 09, 2011
Equity Bank

The County Council of Narok is pleased to inform our esteemed customers, tour operators, and visitors to the Maasai Mara game reserve, of the newly introduced Maasai Mara Smart cards.

Purchase for progress November Update ACCESS TO FINANCE

Corporate Communications December 08, 2011
Equity Bank

This issue focuses on access to finance. It includes two articles from the field (Kenya and El Salvador); reflections on WFP's role in access to finance; details of WFP's experience so far during the pilot; and news on P4P's latest partnerships

Orange launches Visa card in partnership with Equity Bank

Corporate Communications November 28, 2011
Equity Bank

Nairobi, November 28, 2011 - Integrated telecommunications services provider Orange has today announced a partnership with Visa and Equity Bank to launch the first ever Debit Card directly linking bank accounts and the Orange mobile money services.

Equity Bank Public Notice

Corporate Communications November 9, 2011
Equity Bank

The local economy continues to be affected by many factors including rising inflation caused by surge in oil & food prices, global economic meltdown, depreciating & weakening Kenya shilling all contributing to the prevailing high interest rates environmen

Equity Bank's third quarter profits soar 42% higher2

Corporate Communications October 24, 2011
Equity Bank

24/10...Regional financial solutions provider Equity Bank Group has defied economic storm and prevailing challenges to post a 42% after tax profit in its third quarter operations.

Equity Bank boss retains coveted African Banker of the Year award for the second consecutive year

Corporate Communications September 28, 2011
Equity Bank

Equity Bank Group Chief Executive Officer Dr. James Mwangi has been named as the African Banker of the Year for the second year running at the 2011 African Banker Awards in Washington D.C. which takes place during IMF/World Bank annual meetings