Agriculture and more
|Traded as||GSE: UTB|
Chairman and Co-founder
Prince Kofi Amoabeng
|Products||Loans, Investments Corporate Banking, International Banking, Commercial Banking|
|Revenue||Aftertax: US$6.93+ million (GHS:13.1 MILLION) (2011)|
|Total assets||US$378.4 million (GHS:712.9 million) (2011)|
|Owner||Ghanaian & International Investors|
UT Bank Ghana Limited, commonly known as UT Bank (UTB), is a commercial bank in Ghana. As of February 2011[update], the bank is one of the commercial banks licensed by Bank of Ghana, the national banking regulator.
UTB is a medium-sized financial services provider headquartered in Ghana with subsidiaries in west Africa and Western Europe. The bank's total assets in December 2011 were valued at approximately US$378.4 million (GHS:712.9 million), with shareholders' equity of approximately US$32.5 million (GHS:61.23 million).
I.n 1997, Joseph Nsonamoa Prince Kofi Amoabeng co-founded Financial services and then renamed it Unique Trust Financial Services. UT Financial Services was a non-bank financial services provider (NBFI), in Ghana, which was incorporated in 1997. Over time, the NBFI acquired subsidiaries and was listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange, under its holding company, UT Holdings Limited.
In 2008, UT (Unique Trust) Holdings Limited acquired majority shareholding in a Ghanaian commercial bank called BPI Bank. The bank was re-branded as UT Bank Ghana Limited and opened for business in May 2009.
In June 2010, UT Bank and UT Financial Services Merged into one new company called UT Bank Ghana Limited. Through a reverse listing on the GSE, the new bank's shares became listed and those of UT Holdings were de-listed. Its shares trade under the symbol: UTB.
The bank is a subsidiary of UT Holdings, which owns the following subsidiaries:
- UT Logistics - Headquartered in Tema, Ghana
- UT Properties - Real estate development and management
- UT Collections - Debt Recovery
- UT Private Security - Armed and unarmed private security service
- UT Financial Services Nigeria - Loans and Lease financing solutions
- UT Financial Services South Africa - Headquartered in Johannesburg
- UT Life Insurance - Life Insurance
|Rank||Name of Owner||Percentage Ownership|
|1||UT Holdings Limited of Ghana||40.40|
|3||Africa Capitalization Fund||10.10|
|5||Investec Public Fund||4.70|
As of January 2014, UT Bank maintains a network of Thirty (30) interlinked branches across all regions of Ghana.