Guaranty Trust Bank (Rwanda) plc is a subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Bank plc, a foremost financial institution with 11 subsidiaries spanning West Africa, East Africa, and the United Kingdom. In 2013, Guaranty Trust Bank plc acquired Fina Bank Group which had been in operation in Kenya for over 25 years with subsidiaries in Rwanda and Uganda. Sequel to the acquisition, Fina Bank (Rwanda) Ltd was renamed GTBank (Rwanda) Plc. Guaranty Trust Bank plc currently employs over 10,000 professionals across Nigeria, Rwanda, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Kenya, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and the United Kingdom while it is also listed on the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.
The entrance of GTBank via the acquisition of Fina Bank Group’s operations in Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya enabled the Bank to expand its footprint to East Africa and reinforced its “Proudly African and Truly International’ philosophy.
Guaranty Trust Bank (Rwanda) plc is a retail bank with a corporate banking bias and has a very strong service culture. The Bank currently operates 14 branches across Kigali and the 4 provinces in Rwanda. The Bank places a high premium on understanding customers’ businesses and providing services that exceed customers’ expectations. The Bank’s operations are guided by a set of founding principles called the 8 Orange Rules, namely: simplicity, professionalism, service, friendliness, excellence, trustworthiness, social responsibility, and innovation. These rules reflect the Bank's vibrant Orange corporate color.
Besides providing excellent service to its customers, the Bank contributes positively and meaningfully to the development of its host community. As a result, corporate social responsibility is at the core of the Bank’s activities and deeply integrated in its business model. This ensures that a significant share of the Bank’s annual profit is channeled to strategic high-impact projects in education, community development, art and sports.