AccessHolding is a strategic investor and active manager of the financial institutions in its network. Currently the network is comprised of 8 institutions across Sub-Saharan Africa, Eurasia and South America.​

Network Banks

Madagascar

AccèssBanque Madagascar was established in 2006. Since opening its first branch in the capital city of Antananarivo, the Bank has steadily grown into a market leader and fourth largest employer in the Malagasy banking sector.

Tanzania

AccessBank Tanzania was established in November 2007. The bank operates  branches in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, in the lake Victoria region and the Southeast. It is a significant provider of financial services to the lower and middle income segments of the Tanzanian population.

Georgia

Credo Bank became part of the AccessGroup in 2014.  It is leading in the Georgian market in the provision of financial services with a rural focus and is known for pioneering innovative products and services in response to the specific needs of its clientele.

Liberia

AccessBank Liberia started operations in January 2009 with its headquarters in the capital Monrovia. It is the first Liberian bank to focus specifically on the small business clientele and has emerged as the primary lender to SMEs in the country in a recent survey by Building Markets.

Rwanda

AB Bank Rwanda was established in 2013. The mission of the bank is to be a socially responsible bank for the lower and middle income strata of the Rwandan population. Its work has been recognized by numerous awards particularly in the area of consumer protection.

Brazil

AccessCrédito, a credit only microfinance institution, was acquired by AccessHolding from Accion Gateway Fund in 2015. Headquartered in Manaus, the capital city of the state of Amazonas in Northern Brazil, it offers a range of digital lending products for small businesses.

Nigeria

AB Microfinance Bank was established in 2008. With its unique focus on its target group we help create new business and employment opportunities for Nigerians. Recently, it has been voted one of the “100 best companies to work for in Nigeria”. 

Zambia

AB Bank Zambia has been operating since 2011. It offers the full range of financial products to its clientele of Zambian small businesses to help foster economic development and entrepreneurship. The bank’s work has received the Governor’s Award for Innovation on Financial Literacy several times.