List of companies of Kenya
Kenya is a country in Africa and a founding member of the East African Community (EAC). Its capital and largest city is Nairobi. Kenya's territory lies on the equator and overlies the East African Rift covering a diverse and expansive terrain that extends roughly from Lake Victoria to Lake Turkana (formerly called Lake Rudolf) and further south-east to the Indian Ocean. Kenya covers 581,309 km2 (224,445 sq mi), and had a population of approximately 48 million people in January 2017.
The capital, Nairobi, is a regional commercial hub. The economy of Kenya is the largest by GDP in East and Central Africa. Agriculture is a major employer; the country traditionally exports tea and coffee and has more recently begun to export fresh flowers to Europe. The service industry is also a major economic driver. Additionally, Kenya is a member of the East African Community trading bloc.
This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.
|98.4 Capital FM||Consumer services||Media||Nairobi||1996||Radio|
|ABC Bank||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1981||Commercial bank|
|ALS – Aircraft Leasing Services||Consumer services||Travel & leisure||Nairobi||1985||Regional airline|
|ARM Cement Limited||Basic materials||Basic resources||Athi River||1974||Cement, fertilizers, minerals, mining, KN: ARM|
|Bamburi Cement||Industrials||Construction & materials||Nairobi||1951||Cement, KN: BAMB|
|Carbacid Investments||Basic materials||Chemicals||Nairobi||1961||Carbon dioxide, KN: CARB|
|Chase Bank Kenya Limited||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1996||Commercial bank|
|CMC Aviation||Consumer services||Travel & leisure||Nairobi||?||Charter airline, defunct|
|Commercial Bank of Africa||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||19662||Commercial bank|
|Consolidated Bank of Kenya||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1989||Commercial bank|
|Cooper Motor Corporation||Consumer goods||Automobiles||Nairobi||1912||Automotive, KN: CMC|
|Cooperative Bank of Kenya||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1965||Commercial bank, KN: COOP|
|Credit Bank||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1986||Commercial bank|
|CRI Nairobi 91.9 FM||Consumer services||Media||Nairobi||2006||Radio station|
|Del Monte Kenya||Consumer goods||Food & beverage||Thika||1965||Pineapple cultivation, part of Fresh Del Monte Produce (US)|
|Delta Connection||Consumer services||Travel & leisure||Nairobi||2004||Airline|
|Development Bank of Kenya||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1963||Commercial bank|
|Diamond Trust Bank Group||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1945||Banking group, KN: DTK|
|Dubai Bank Kenya||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1982||Commercial bank, defunct 2015|
|East African Breweries||Consumer goods||Food & beverage||Nairobi||1922||Beer, KN: EABL|
|Equity Group Holdings Limited||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1984||KN: EQTY|
|Eveready East Africa||Consumer goods||Personal goods||Nairobi||1967||Batteries, disposable shavers, KN: EVRD|
|Jubilee Insurance Company Limited||Financials||Insurance||Nairobi||1937||KN: JUB|
|Kakuzi Limited||Consumer goods||Food & beverage||Thika||1906||Coffee, tea, fruit, KN: KUKZ|
|KCB Group Limited||Financials||Banks||Nairobi||1896||Banking, investments, KN: KCB|
|KenolKobil||Oil & gas||Oil & gas producers||Nairobi||1959||Petroleum, KN: KENO|
|Kenya Airways||Consumer services||Travel & leisure||Nairobi||1977||Flag airline, KN: KQNA|
|Kenya Electricity Generating Company||Utilities||Electricity||Nairobi||1954||Electricity generation, KN: KEGN|
|Mobius Motors||Consumer goods||Automobiles||Nairobi||2009||Automotive|
|Mumias Sugar Company Limited||Consumer goods||Food & beverage||Nairobi||1971||Sugar estates and manufacture, KN: MSC|
|Nation Media Group||Consumer services||Media||Nairobi||1959||Newspapers, magazines, radio, television, KN: NMG|
|Olympia Capital Holdings||Industrials||Construction & materials||Nairobi||1968||Flooring, building materials, KN: OCH|
|Rea Vipingo Sisal Estate||Consumer goods||Food & beverage||Nairobi||1939||Plantations, KN: REA|
|Safaricom||Telecommunications||Mobile telecommunications||Nairobi||1997||Mobile telephony, KN: SCOM|
|Sameer Group||Industrials||General industries||Nairobi||1969||High tech, agribusiness, manufacturing, transport, KN: FIRE|
|Sasini Tea and Coffee||Consumer goods||Food & beverage||Nairobi||1952||Tea, coffee, KN: SASN, part of Sameer Group|
|Serena Hotels||Consumer services||Travel & leisure||Nairobi||1970||Tourism promotion services, hotels, resorts, KN: TPSE|
|Uchumi Supermarkets||Consumer services||Retail||Nairobi||1975||KN: UCHM|
|Unga Group||Consumer goods||Food & beverage||Nairobi||1908||Flour milling, KN: UNGA|
|WPP-Scangroup||Consumer services||Media||Nairobi||1996||Advertising, KN: SCAN|
A market hall in Mombasa.
Headquarters of the Nation Media Group.
Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.
- Central Intelligence Agency (2012). "Kenya". The World Factbook. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
- Ethiopia GDP purchasing power 2010: 86 billion. Imf.org. 14 September 2006.
- Kenya GDP purchasing power 2010: 66 Billion. Imf.org. 14 September 2006.
- Kakuzi Limited: Private Company Information - Bloomberg
- Sameer Africa Limited: Private Company Information - Bloomberg
- Pascal Belda (2006). Kenya. MTH Multimedia S.L. pp. 121–. ISBN 978-84-933978-7-6.