Bank of Africa Kenya Limited (BOA Kenya), is a commercial bank in Kenya. It is one of the commercial banks licensed by Central Bank of Kenya, the country’s central bank and the national banking regulator.
BOA Kenya is a mid-tier bank and is ranked 15th out of the 42 commercial banks in Kenya by the CBK. The bank provides banking services to corporate, SMEs, investment groups as well as individuals. As at 31 December 2014, the bank’s total assets were valued at KSh77.08 billion (approx. USD771.18 million), with shareholders’ equity valued at KSh8 billion (approx. USD80.04 million. The bank’s customer base is in excess of 100,000, as of March 2016
The Bank traces its roots from Calyon Bank (formally Credit Agricole Indosuez) which was founded in 1981. In April 2004, Groupe Bank of Africa (BOA Group) acquired the operations of Credit Agricole Indosuez in Kenya and incorporated them into its newly formed subsidiary BOA Kenya. This transaction was completed on June 30, 2004.
BOA Kenya has invested in BOA Uganda (52.72%), making it a subsidiary and a 24.1% stake in BOA Tanzania, making it an associate.
|Rank||Name of Owner||Percentage Ownership|
|1||Bank of Africa – Benin*||31.34|
|2||Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)||20.00|
|3||AFH-Ocean Indien SA*||14.01|
|4||Bank of Africa Madagascar*||11.65|
|5||Bank of Africa Ivory Coast*||11.00|
|6||Bank of Africa Group SA||10.00|
- Bank of Africa Group owns a substantial stake in the firms with asterisks (*).
- Bank of Africa Group is a subsidiary of Moroccan based Banque Marocaine du Commerce Exterieur.