We are delighted to have been awarded Best Africa Trade Finance Bank 2018 by CFI.co following voting from the CFI readers, subscribers and contributors such as the World Bank Group for the third consecutive year.
The CFI.co judging panel stated in their report: “Present in London, Lagos and Dubai’s International Financial Centre (DIFC), The Access Bank UK is a premier financial services provider. It is part of one of the largest banking groups of Nigeria, Access Bank Plc, which has geographical footprint spanning eight countries in West Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and UK.
The Access Bank UK squarely aims for the top and has imbued its staff with a sense of pride in being part of Africa’s most respected financial institution. At The Access Bank UK, the pursuit of excellence in corporate governance and superior operational performance are linked by a finely tuned human resources framework that encourages innovation, skills development, and personal growth. This has been externally recognised by their accreditation by Investors In People Gold Standard. As a result, staff turnover rates are amongst the lowest in the industry.
The Bank maintains a number of partnerships with educational and professional institutes to allow apprentices to acquire skills and develop their aptitudes. This way, the Bank ensures its continued access to an exceptionally promising talent pool.
The Access Bank UK enjoys a well-earned reputation for structuring complex trade deals covering multiple jurisdictions. The Bank has its corporate roots in trade finance and offers exporters and importers in both the UK, Sub-Saharan Africa and the MENA region a full and competitive suite of services that unlocks the buoyant markets of Sub-Saharan Africa and enables the seamless processing of trade-related documentation.
The CFI.co judging panel has followed the corporate trajectory of The Access Bank UK for a few
years and notes that the bank maintains its leading edge. The judges are pleased to offer The
Access Bank UK the 2018 Best Africa Trade Finance Bank Award”.