Global Finance recognises TMB as the Best Bank in the DRC 2014

10.09.2014, Lubumbashi, DRC – Trust Merchant Bank (TMB) has been named as Bank of the Year Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) 2014 by the prestigious international magazine Global Finance in recognition of the Bank’s outstanding success in delivering innovative banking solutions throughout the DRC. Global Finance notes that the banks awarded this year “may not be the largest or oldest, but they are the best at targeting their products and offerings to the specific markets they serve.”

Welcoming the win, Oliver Meisenberg, CEO of Trust Merchant Bank, said the award “was a fitting tribute to the Bank’s achievements on the occasion of its tenth birthday.” Oliver thanked the Bank’s client base, the largest in the Congo, for their ongoing loyalty, confidence and unconditional support. In addition he added that “TMB remains a young and ambitious bank, more determined than ever to reach new heights.”

Criteria for choosing the winners included growth in assets, profitability, strategic relationships, customer service, competitive pricing, and innovative products. The award win is a strong confirmation of TMB’s commitment to financial inclusion and unmatched track record in delivering professional banking services across the Congo.

About Trust Merchant Bank

In 2014 Trust Merchant Bank (TMB) celebrates the tenth anniversary of its founding. In those short ten years TMB has grown to become the Congo’s only nationwide bank, with branches in every province and every major city in the country. The Bank provides an array of banking products and services to all sectors of the economy, including payment cards, online banking and payroll services. TMB is a principal member of both MasterCard and VISA. With more clients and branches than any other bank, TMB is the bank of reference for the Congo.

About Global Finance

Global Finance, headquartered in New York City, is one of the world’s leading English-language financial magazines, and is distributed in 158 countries around the world. Global Finance’s audience includes Chairmen, Presidents, CEOs, CFOs, Treasurers and other senior financial officers responsible for making investment and strategic business decisions at multinational companies and financial institutions.

2014 Global Finance Best bank in DRC