Equity Group Holdings Limited is a financial services group headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. It was first founded in 1984 under the name of Equity Building Society as a mortgage provider for low income groups. It has various subsidiary groups in other parts of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. EGHL has done exceedingly well for itself in recent. In 2008 it had two notable honors: 1) It received the Euromoney Award for Excellence for being Kenya’s best bank and 2) It was also awarded the Renaissance Capital Bank Awards for being the best bank in Kenya. To know more about the company click here.
In 2009, ot was honored as the Best Performing Company in Africa. It was in 2014 that change to its current name. But it did more than just change its name during this year; it totally reinvented itself. By 2015 it controlled assets of more than $8.855 billion. It was also by this year that it had attained over 9.2 million clients. EGHL currently has a massive clientele of over 10,000,000 people.