Incorporated in 1995 and based in Kenya, Chase Bank (K) is a locally owned diversified financial institution, modeled around relationship banking and focused on the provision of innovative products towards the SME segment. The Chase Group currently comprises of Conventional and Shariah Compliant banking products and services, bancassurance products, stock brokerage and off shore investments. In addition the Group also boasts micro-finance services offered via Rafiki DTM, which is currently the only East African deposit taking micro-finance entity wholly owned by a banking institution.
The successful positioning of the bank has been underpinned by the historic growth momentum, which has enabled the bank to grow its asset base more than tenfold between 2007 and 2012.
Chase Bank also received numerous awards for being the Fastest Growing Bank in Kenya in the years 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012. The Bank also received special awards for product innovation, in 2011 and 2013, in recognition of their role in creating innovative products for the SME market. In 2013, the Bank was also recognized for supporting and contributing towards the growth of the SME Sector by being awarded the Best Bank in SME Banking.
Amethis role and value
Through its equity injection, Amethis supports the bank’s growth on its core focus: SME clients.