Access Bank

 Access Bank
Access Bank Plc is the Bank of best practice with consistent growth in all key performance indicators over the past 7 years. they serve over two million customers from 130 branches located in all major commercial centres and cities across Nigeria and eight other African countries (Burundi, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Zambia), the United Kingdom.

They are currently one of the largest banks in Nigeria with shareholder's funds in excess of N185billion, Assets and Contingents in excess of N850billion, and a deposit base in excess of N450billion. The bank has a national risk assessment rating of: BBB- by Fitch Ratings Ltd (New York); A- by Standard & Poors; AA- by Global Credit Rating (GCR –
South Africa) and Bbb by Agusto & Co (Nigeria). As an emerging leader in Africa; Access Bank seeks not only to rank amongst the top 3 Nigerian Banking Groups by 2012 but also to become a major catalyst for growth across the African continent.
The Beginning (1988 – 2002)
December 19, 1988: Access Bank got a banking license
February 8, 1989: Access Bank incorporated as a privately owned commercial bank
May 11, 1989: Access Bank commenced operations at its Burma Road, Apapa Head Office
March 24, 1998: Access Bank became a Public Limited Liability Company
November 18, 1998: Access Bank listed on the Nigeria Stock Exchange
February 5, 2001: Access Bank obtained a Universal Banking License from the Central Bank of Nigeria.
The corporate Head Office is at Plot 1665, Oyin Jolayemi Street Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria.




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