Equity Bank Limited
Having commenced business on registration in 1984, Equity has evolved from a Building Society, a Microfinance Institution to now the all inclusive Nairobi Stock Exchange public listed Commercial Bank. LEGAL STATUS Equity Bank is registered under the Companies Act cap 486 and licenced under the Banking Act Cap 488 laws of Kenya. OWNERSHIP Equity Bank Limited is a public company listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange. Its main shareholders are Britak Investment Company Limited, Africap (a consortium of international development investors, principally International Finance Corporation - a private arm of the World Bank and European Investment Bank) and Equity Bank employees through the Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP).