Contact Address Details:
Bank Gambia Company Ltd.
Banjul area Head Office
48, Kairaba Avenue
P.O. Box 1600 Banjul
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 437 7878
Fax: 437 7880
1-3 Liberation Avenue
T: 4229395 / 4229389
Old Christ Church
29 Sayer Jobe Avenue
28 Latrikunda Av.
From the initial issuance of a licence to operate a bank in
Hungary in 1994 (which was disposed in May 2007), the ICB
Banking Group has within those years established or acquired
commercial banks in Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia and now
operates its banks in ten countries.
Gambia has to its advantage a decade of banking experience
within a global environment and a team of skilled and versatile
In 1996, the group began its first Africa operations in Ghana and
today has a presence in 8 Africa countries including The Gambia.
The Group subsequently made its foray into Asia in 2003 by acquiring
an indirect stake of 11.3% in Bank Internasional Indonesia, one of the
largest banks in Indonesia (which was disposed on January 2008). It
also acquired a controlling interest in the mid-size Bank Bumiputera
in Indonesia, thereby expanding its frontiers in the banking
To date, the banks operating under the ICB Banking Group banner are
expanding and consolidating their presence in the host countries where
financial services represent a significant pillar of the economy and
constitute the fastest growing sector in the country. The number of
Banks and branches is expected to increase with ICB extending its
reach to other countries. The Banks benefit from strong Group support
in terms of referrals of customers and businesses. Overall, the
outlook is for ICB to further strengthen and expand its position as a
banking entity of international stature.
In 2004, the individual ownerships of the ICB Banking Group were
corporatised under the umbrella of ICB Financial Group Holdings AG, a
Swiss based holding company.
On 17th May 2007, ICB Financial Group Holdings AG was listed on AIM
market of the London Stock Exchange.
On the 11th November 2013, FirstBank of Nigeria Limited, a
subsidiary of FBN Holdings PLC, finalised the acquisition of 100%
equity interest in the West Africa operations of ICB Bank, which
includes all operations in Gambia, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Guinea.