TMB awarded Best Bank in DRC by EMEA Finance for a record tenth consecutive year

7.12.2020, Lubumbashi, DRC – Trust Merchant Bank has been recognised for the tenth consecutive year as the “Best Bank in the Democratic Republic of Congo” by EMEA Finance.

The conferring judges acknowledged TMB’s success in being the first commercial bank in the DR Congo to launch leasing products with the Bank expanding its alternative financing solutions for SME and corporate clients. The judges also recognised TMB’s far-reaching and comprehensive response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Bank maintaining a consistent and continuous delivery of service at all times during the pandemic, including during periods of localised and national lockdowns. This success is in no small part thanks to the accessibility and flexibility provided by PEPELE Mobile, TMB’s innovative mobile banking solution.

In welcoming the achievement, Oliver Meisenberg, TMB CEO, added that “TMB’s success is based on many factors, not least the professionalism and conduct of staff, prudent balance sheet management, and an unerring commitment to innovation”. Our approach to innovation has been instrumental in ensuring that TMB can provide clients uninterrupted service during each stage of the COVID pandemic”.

Yannick Mbiya, Executive Director TMB, added that “TMB’s new leasing products support clients invest in capital equipment which in turn will provide for the transfer of technology to Congolese companies, boost productivity, and contribute to wealth creation”.

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EMEA Finance magazine is a major periodical based in London that covers the financial industry in one of the world’s most dynamic and emerging regions – the combined emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). EMEA Finance, the complete information source for the finance industry in the EMEA region, is the only periodical dedicated exclusively to report financial events, happenings and triumphs initiated and influenced by the international financial industry.

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