Corporate Profile

OVERVIEW

FMBcapital Holdings plc is the Mauritius-based holding company of the FMBcapital Group. It is listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange and has banking and finance operations in five SADC countries, namely Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

With a solid track record of financial strength and stability FMBcapital Holdings plc aims to be a leading provider of financial services in the region by:

  • Offering comprehensive and innovative products and services
  • Deploying advanced IT delivery platforms
  • Prioritising customer service levels
  • Providing strong leadership and management
  • Implementing strong and robust principles of corporate governance

The FMBcapital Group has consolidated its position as a leading regional commercial bank and its growing SADC footprint serves the cross-border banking needs of businesses operating in the sub-Sahara region.

FMBcapital Holdings plc is rated Long Term A+ and Short Term A1 by Global Credit Rating Co. – an independent international rating agency.

Our Subsidiaries

  • Zimbabwe

    First Capital Bank in association with Barclays


    In October 2017 FMBcapital Group acquired a 62% shareholding in Barclays, Zimbabwe. No trading as First Capital Bank in association with Barclays, the bank is one of the leading banks in Zimbabwe and has operated in the country since 1912 and is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. The bank’s head office is in Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe. The bank has a major commercial banking network throughout the country with 38 branches in all large commercial centres. First Capital Bank currently has the largest ATM network in Zimbabwe with 48 ATMs spread across the country. The bank employs 633 permanent staff members.

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  • Zambia

    First Capital Bank


    First Capital Bank, formerly known as International Commercial Bank Zambia Limited, commenced banking operations in June 2010. In July 2013, the bank was acquired by a group of investors led by FMBcapital Group and rechristened as First Capital Bank. FCB is part of the by FMBcapital Group which has banking operations in Malawi, Mozambique, Botswana and Zimbabwe. With a flexible and innovative customer-focused approach, FCB’s growing network of branches offers a full range of cross-border and traditional banking services to retail, commercial and corporate banking clients

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  • Mozambique

    Capital Bank


    Capital Bank SA began operations in Mozambique in July 2013 when it took over the operations of International Commercial Bank. Capital Bank SA is jointly owned by FMBcapital Group and other international shareholders. With a flexible and innovative customer-focused approach, our growing network of branches offers a full range of cross-border and traditional banking services to retail, commercial and corporate banking clients.

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  • Botswana

    First Capital Bank


    First Capital Bank began commercial operations in Botswana in June 2008, and now has branches in Gaborone, Francistown, Mogoditshane and Broadhurst. The Bank provides a full range of services in all major currencies, and aims to achieve the highest standards of customer service. First Capital Bank is affiliated to FMBcapital Group, the Mauritius based holding Company, which has a 38.6% shareholding in First Capital Bank, with the remaining shares being held by local and international investors. The First Capital Bank also has banking operations in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique. First Capital Bank is a member of the Electronic Clearing House (ECH), Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system and Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT).

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  • Malawi

    First Capital Bank


    First Capital Bank is wholly owned by FMBcapital Group. It is a full-service commercial bank offering financial products and services to the corporate, retail and personal markets.

    With its diverse product offering, First Capital Bank caters to the needs of all segments of the Malawi market and has one of the most extensive branches and agency distribution networks in the country.

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