This is a list of Equity Bank shareholders. Equity Bank is a subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings Limited which was formed way back in October 1984 as the Equity Building Society. Currently, Equity Bank has more than 12.1million customers making it the largest bank in terms of the customer base in Africa and having nearly half of bank accounts in Kenya.
The Tier 1 bank which is listed on Nairobi Securities Exchange has an asset base of KShs 524.5 Billion. South African Investment firm Arise Limited is the largest Equity Group single shareholder with an 11.99 % stake while James Mwangi is the largest individual shareholder with a 5.52 % stake.
Check out the full list below.
Equity Group shareholders
|Rank||Name of Owner||Percentage Ownership|
|1.||Arise BV of Norway and Netherlands||11.99|
|2.||British-American Investments Company||5.52|
|3.||James Njuguna Mwangi||5.52|
|4.||Equity Bank Employees’ Share Ownership Plan||3.25|
|5.||Fortress Highlands Limited||2.68|
|6.||Standard Chartered Nominees Limited||2.56|
|7.||Standard Chartered Nominees Non-Resident||2.54|
|8.||Equity Bank Nominees Limited||2.47|
|9.||Stanbic Bank Nominees Limited||2.40|
|10.||Solidus Holdings Limited||2.39|
|11.||28,304 Other Investors||60.82|