EQUITY Managing Director - Honored

Equity Bank

During its 7th Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 28th July 2007

Housing Finance eyes Equity's magic after deal

Business Daily Africa
Geoffery Irungu

Housing Finance, which has for four decades specialised in giving home loans to Kenya's emerging middle class, now hopes to learn a new trick in its middle age: selling mortgages to low income savers

Equity Half Year Profit Up 107%

Equity Bank
Equity Bank Corporate Communications

Equity Bank, Kenya's fastest growing bank has once again exceeded its performance targets returning a 107 percent growth in pre tax profit compared to the same period last year

Thanks to Equity, the big boys are now shaking

Daily Nation

BARCLAYS BANK RECENTLY opened a branch in my neighbourhood. Now, that is the sort of place the very pukka doyen of establishment banking would ordinarily turn up their noses at

Housing Finance speaks on Equity deal

The Standard
By Kenneth Kwama

Housing Finance says the introduction of Equity Bank and British American Investments

Equity: Lessons from Bangladesh bank

Sunday Nation
Owino opondo

Millions of visitors have travelled to Bangladesh to seek wisdom from an institution whose

CBK Defends Equity Bank Over Allegations

East African Standard
Standard Reporters

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has come to the defence of the Equity Bank Limitted and the institution's chief Executive officer, Mr James Mwangi against claims of impropriety

Equity Bank, City Council seal Sh3 billion kiosk deal

East African Standard
Brian Adero

Equity Bank has launched a Sh3 billion project to fund the construction of branded kiosks for Nairobi residents

Equity Bank: The bank of the people

Joshua Wanyama

A few years ago, Equity Bank was a relatively unknown bank in Nairobi. Started in 1984 as Equity Building Society, the company wanted to provide micro financing solutions to a majority of Kenyans who lacked access to financial services or could not afford

Equity to pay Sh1.35bn share dividend, keep cash

Business Daily Africa
Ole Turana

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved Equity Bank’s plan to issue bonus shares paving the way for investors, who have been under intense pressure during the past seven weeks of market correction at the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE), to

Chinese Bank eyes Equity's micro-finance model

Business Daily
Morris Aron

Equity Bank has opened talks with China’s Development Bank in a deal that could see the two financial institutions enter into a long term strategic partnership for the provision of financial services to China’s 800 million rural population

Kenya Investment Diaspora Forum 2006

Internal Publications
Equity Bank Corporate Communications

Equity Bank is among the institutions that will be participating in this year’s Kenyans4Kenya Diaspora conference to be held in London, UK on December 9.

Equity Bank unveils Internet banking services

Kenya Times Thursday, January 25, 2007
Kariuki Ndung'u

Equity Bank yesterday unveiled Internet banking service in the local market after a successful trial run in London 

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Equity profit leaps by 120pc

The Standard, Tuesday February 13, 2007
By Tom Mogusu

Equity Bank has announced it had more that doubled its profitability during the financial year ended December 31  

Equity CEO to address Global Summit on current World Financial Crisis

Equity Bank; November 28, 2006
Corporate Communications

Equity Bank CEO, Dr James Mwangi is among financial experts expected to address a global summit on the current global financial crisis and how it has affected the world's poor

Equity Bank, Haco and Pivot Point to support women in Beauty business

Equity Bank; November 16, 2006
Corporate Communications

Equity Bank has entered into a partnership with Pivot Point and Haco Industries to empower women in the hair and beauty industry to better manage their businesses

Equity Bank Group third quater financial results

Corparate Communications
Equity Bank

Equity Bank has continued with its exceptional financial performance, announcing a pre-tax profit of Ksh 4.3 billion for the third quarter of the year

Dairy Farmers to receive loans

Daily Nation Nov 7, 2006
Mwaniki Wahome

A deal between Equity Bank and New Kenya Cooperative Creameries (KCC) means the farmers will borrow between Sh1,000 and Sh 500,000 for farm development, annual feeds, veterinary services and increase of their stock 

Mkombozi Coaches Official Launch at Nakuru

Corporate Communications Office Oct 31, 2006

The partnership born between Equity bank and the Deliverance Church is finally paying fruits after Equity Bank chief executive officer and managing director

Corporate Communications Office Oct 31, 2006

The partnership born between Equity bank and the Deliverance Church is finally paying fruits after Equity Bank chief executive officer and managing director, Mr. James Mwangi was invited to Nakuru to flag off four of their newly acquired Mkombozi coaches  

Equity Bank full year profit jumps to Sh 774 million

Daily Nation October 27, 2006

Recently listed Equity Bank saw its profit for three quarters of the year shoot up 120 per cent from from Sh 351 million to Sh 774 million


Equity Bank wins award for best micro finance bank in Africa

Equity Bank; October 16, 2006
Corporate Communications

Equity bank has been named the best Micro Finance Bank in Africa during the annual African Bankers Awards ceremony held in Washington DC, USA



As part of the UN General Assembly's High-level

Equity to fund rice farming in Mwea

Kenya Times September 5 2006

Equity Bank has entered into a deal with a Thika-based rice milling firm, Capwell Limited, in a move that will see farmers from Mwea and Ahero rice schemes access micro finance loans from the bank

WB bails out private secondary schools

Kenya Times June 26, 2006
Agatha King'oo

The World Bank has given Sh 1 billion for the expansion and development of private secondary schools in Kenya

Equity Bank CEO named UN advisor

Financial Standard Tuesday 6 June, 2006
Mukami Githagui

Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi has been appointed a UN advisor on Inclusive Financial Sectors under the recently formed UN Advisors Group.

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