Our History

Access Bank Plc has transformed from an obscure Nigerian Bank into a world class African financial institution.

Our History

Access Bank PLC operates through a connected network spanning three continents (Africa, Europe, and Asia), 17 countries, over 740 branches, and more than 30,000 employees. This is supported by strong capital, liquidity, and credit ratings (i.e., Moody’s rating of “B2 Stable”). With over sixty million customers, Access Bank Plc is Africa’s largest universal bank by customer base. The Bank is a part of a diversified financial services holding company (Access Corporation) that plays across digital lending, payment services, insurance brokerage, Pension funds management, and offers deep corporate banking expertise. We have a tradition of working together to curate stronger solutions for customers.

Incorporated in Zambia in 2008, The Bank has its origins from Nigeria where over the past 26 years, Access Bank PLC has evolved from an obscure Nigerian Bank into a world Class African Financial Institution. The Bank is currently one of the top 5 Banks in Nigeria in terms of Loans, assets, deposits and branch network, a feat achieved through a robust long-term approach to client solutions providing committed and innovative advice.

The Bank has built its strength and success in Corporate Banking and is now applying its expertise to the personal and business banking platforms.

As part of the banks continued growth strategy, the Bank is focussed on mainstreaming sustainable business practices into is operations. We strive to deliver sustainable economic growth that us profitable, environmentally responsible, and socially relevant.

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