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Equity Appoints Veteran Insider for Managing Director Position

Equity Group delivers 18% assets growth as profits before tax grows by 10%

Equity Bank Named Most Socially Responsible Bank in Africa

Equity Bank Enters Ethiopia

Equity Investment Bank And Tellimer To Offer World-Class Research Insights To Investors

Equity Group bounces back to organic growth with 13% increase in loan book

Equity Group announces proposed strategic transaction for Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia and Mozambique

Equity and Safaricom sign Landmark Agreement

Equity Group profits grow to Kshs.28.5 billion; a profit growth of 6% and a 13% growth in customer deposits

532 Top KCSE students join Equity Bank's Leadership

2018 KCPE top performing scholars awarded Wings to Fly Secondary School Scholarships

13 Wings to fly scholars score Straight A in the 2018 KCSE Examination

Equity Bank unveils innovative online forex trading platform

Equity Group defies a challenging operating environment to grow Profits After Tax by 8% YoY to Ksh 15.8bn


Equity Bank Ranked 35th Most Solid Bank in the World

Polycarp Igathe Named Managing Director of Equity Bank Kenya Limited

Equity Bank Press Statement on CBK Inspection targeted at NYS banking transactions

Equity Group Holdings Plc launches its fintech subsidiary– Finserve – raring to disrupt digital financial services provision in the region

Equity Group profit after tax grows by 18%

Equity Group airlifts 64 scholars to global universities in 2018 as program value hits kshs 11.13b

Equity Group Holdings Appoints Mary Wangari Wamae as Group Executive Director

Equity Confirms Appointment of Polycarp Igathe as Group Chief Commercial Officer and Julius Kayoboke as Group Director of Customer Experience and Product Management

More developers take advantage of Finserve’s open APIs to innovate

Equity Group Holdings Plc Chairman Dr. Peter Munga retires at 75 after 35 years of service

Equity Group sign agreement with fortune 500 affiliate China National Aero-technology International

Fintech Capabilities, Innovation and Execution Culture and Continued Success of a Differentiated Business Model Lifts Equity Group’s Profitability by a Growth of 22% Year on Year for the First Quarter of 2018 with an ROE of 27%

Equity Bank Scoops 22 Awards at the 2018 Think Business Banking Awards

EazzyBanking App upgraded to offer Chinese Mandarin version

Equity Group feted at East African Business Council (Business Excellence Awards)

Equity Group’s differentiated leadership; business model and strategy defy a challenging operating environment to grow profits after tax by 14% to Kshs 18.9bn

Equity Bank Tanzania launches new digital banking solutions


EIB signs Kshs 10.45 billion support for East African entrepreneurs 

Equity Bank Now Transforms Its Branches Into Relationship Management Centres For Its Customers


33 Equity Leaders Program Scholars Gain Admission To Top Global Universities

Kenya Vision 2030 Chair to hold Investment Forums in the USA

Equity Eazzy Chama seeks to automate and ensure transparency in Investment Groups

Jumia Partners with Equity Bank for Digital Payments

Equity Bank, sub-Sahara Africa’s Financial Services Powerhouse, Chooses Entersekt to Protect Its Digital Channels

Renewable Energy: Equity Bank partners with ORB energy to provide affordable solar home systems

Equity Group delivers 18% growth in profits before and after tax as assets grow by 11% to kshs.445 b

Equity Bank Rwanda, announces a 66% Growth Pre Tax Profit

Equity Group Posts Profit After Tax Growth Of 20%

Dr. Munga urges Kenyans to unlock Africa’s potential; gets honored for his role in nation building

Equitel enhances convenience and security with new multiple user feature targeting groups & chamas

Equity Banks innovation led growth lifts the Groups performance

Equity Investment Bank emerges as the Best Performing Broker in Africa

Equity Bank Named The Most Innovative Bank In East Africa 2016

Hivos East Africa And Equity Bank Initiative To Boost Entrepreneurship And Empower Women And The Youth In The Fashion Sector

Equity Bank Leads Industry in Lending to SME's

Equity Bank, Bosch Group inks deal to boost the Jua Kali sector with Micro-financing solutions

Equity Bank launches Campus prepaid card at Maseno University

Equity Group airlift to global universities reaches 329 scholars at a scholarship value of kshs 8.225 billion

Equity Group Posts 12% Pre Tax Profit Growth of Kshs 24.0 billion in 2015, Proposed dividend of KShs 2 per share, a growth of 13% yoy reflecting an increased payout ratio from 39% to 44%