GCB Bank Expands to 214 Branches as it Assumes Management of Two Banks

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

by GCB Bank Limited

GCB Bank Ltd., the largest indigenous bank in the country with an asset base of GHS 6.3 billion has taken over the businesses of UT Bank Ltd. and Capital Bank.

With this, GCB has added the 53  branches  of  the  two  banks  to its 161 branches thereby growing its network to 214 branches across the country excluding GCB Agencies.

This was through a purchase and assumption transaction by the Bank of Ghana, effective Monday, August 14, 2017.

The Management of GCB has consequently assured customers of UT and CAPITAL  Bank of unfettered  access to their funds through their existing channels, adding that “staff of the assumed banks, will work with GCB staff to ensure seamless transactions.” 

Corporate and SME customers  will  continue  to  work  with  their relationship Managers in collaboration with GCB to facilitate a smooth transition and business continuity. 

GCB brings its experience, expertise and capacity for managing a sustainable and profitable institution to the assumed businesses.

The existing channels of service will remain functional while they are rebranded to reflect the change in ownership.

During the transition period of up to six months, this arrangement will prevail while procedures and processes are consolidated and the branches assessed and streamlined.

Suppliers of the two institutions will need to register with the Bank’s Support Services Division for integration onto the GCB platform.

By 1400hours today, all our newly acquired branches had opened for business.

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