Equity Bank Limited (The “Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486, and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank’s registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box 75104 – 00200 Nairobi. The Bank is licensed under the Kenya Banking Act (Chapter 488) and continues to offer retail banking, microfinance, and related services. The Bank has subsidiaries in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, and Tanzania. Its shares are listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange.
Equity Bank was founded as Equity Building Society (EBS) in October 1984. It was originally a provider of mortgage financing for the majority of customers who fell into the low-income population. The society’s logo, a modest house with a brown roof, resonates with its target market and its determination to make small but steady gains toward a better life, seeking security and the advancement of its dreams.