Kinshasa, 4 August 2022 – Euromoney, one of the major professional magazines of the financial sector, has awarded Rawbank the trophy of « Best Bank » in the DRC. This award is a source of pride for the bank, as it testifies to the quality of its services in the country.
Since 1992, Euromoney magazine has been awarding prizes to leading financial institutions in over 100 countries. The performance of the banks is examined by means of quantitative data analysis as well as by the opinions of a jury of banking journalists.
After a thorough review of all the players in the Congolese market, the Euromoney jury decided to give special recognition to Rawbank’s commitment and strategy and awarded it the prize for the best bank in the DRC. This award recognises the bank’s ability to achieve its strategic objectives through its strength in innovation, both in terms of products and services offered to its customers.
“On behalf of all the Rawbank teams, I would like to thank Euromoney for this award, which recognizes the important work done collectively in 2022,” said Mr. Mustafa Rawji, Rawbank’s Managing Director.
For 20 years, Rawbank has been supporting the development of the Congolese economy. Rawbank offers the most modern products and services to its 500,000+ corporate, SME and individual customers through a network of 100 sales outlets in 19 provinces of the country, including Equateur, Central Kongo, Greater Katanga, Greater Kasai and the two Kivus. In addition to this vast network of branches, there is a representative office in Brussels and 240 ATMs. With more than 1,800 employees, Rawbank has a share of over 30% of the DRC market.
Solidity, profitability and sustainability are Rawbank's priorities for consolidating its growth strategy.
Its work has been rewarded with the African Bankers Award 2022 for the best regional bank in Central Africa, a Moody's CAA 1 rating, ISO/IEC 20000 and ISO/IEC 27001 certifications.
Partners who trust RAWBANK include: AfDB, African Guarantee Fund, BADEA, the IFC, Shelter Africa and TDB.