Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited is a banking and financial services institution in Ghana offering banking products and services to the retail, commercial and corporate, and institutional sectors. The company has been in operation since 1896, when it was known as the Bank of British West Africa making it one of the oldest financial institutions in West Africa.
The bank is 80% owned by Standard Chartered Plc, and the remainder of the stock is owned locally with its head office in Accra, Ghana, formally listed on August 23, 1991 on the Ghanaian stock exchange.
Standard Chartered Ghana, which is consistently ranked amongst the top three banks in the country full-service product offerings range from transactional accounts and electronic banking services to foreign exchange and currency accounts, trade and working capital solutions, international trade accounts and personal overdraft and unsecured loans.
Standard Chartered is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term in Ghana and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, and employee diversity; expressed in its brand promise: Here for Good.
The company also provides bancassurance and asset protection services.