Global Finance recognises TMB as the Best Bank in the DRC 2020

08.10.2020, Lubumbashi, DRCGlobal Finance, the prestigious New York City based financial magazine, has named Trust Merchant Bank (TMB) as the Best Bank in the Democratic Republic of Congo 2020.

In making the award Global Finance recognised the TMB’s financial performance and strength, the Bank’s significant investment programme, in particular in IT, and its unrivalled success in expanding financial inclusion across the DRC.

“The banking industry is increasingly challenged by rising customer demands for safe real-time access with total control and broad flexibility”, said Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of Global Finance. “For 27 years, the Global Finance Best Bank Awards have helped corporate treasurers and CFOs identify the banking partners most able to deliver top-notch financial services delivered”.

Oliver Meisenberg, CEO of TMB, welcomed the international recognition for TMB’s successful business model. Mr. Meisenberg noted that the award “endorses the Bank’s unrivalled focus on innovation and digitalisation, and the significant success of TMB’s mobile banking and online banking services. TMB clients across the DRC have full control over how, when, and where they bank”.

This is the twenty-seventh year that the magazine has selected top banking performers in emerging markets. Winners were honoured at Global Finance’s Awards Ceremony held virtually during the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington, DC on October 7.

About Global Finance

Global Finance, founded in 1987, has a circulation of 50,050 and readers in 163 countries. Global Finance’s audience includes senior corporate and financial officers responsible for making investment and strategic decisions at multinational companies and financial institutions.

Global Finance is headquartered in New York, with offices around the world. Global Finance regularly selects the top performers among banks and other providers of financial services. These awards have become a trusted standard of excellence for the global financial community.

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