Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited was established in 1911 with the first branch opened in Treasury Square, Mombasa. Today, 102 years later, Standard Chartered Bank is one of the leading banks in Kenya, with an excellent franchise. It has a total of 34 branches spread across the country, 97 automated teller machines (ATMs) and over 1,900 employees.
The Bank has about 32,000 local shareholders holding 26% of the Bank’s total shares. It is a publicly quoted company on the Nairobi Securities Exchange since 1989. Our capital, deposit base, and lending portfolio is reported in Kenya Shillings, and we offer a variety of local and foreign currency accounts, both deposit and loan, to our customers. We have a diversified portfolio cutting across select sectors that include business services, manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, transport and communications, real estate, agriculture, energy and water.
Further underpinning its importance, Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited hosts the regional Shared Service Centre supporting the Bank’s technology operations in Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Botswana and South Africa on a real time basis.