As First Capital Bank Botswana continues its journey of belief, the Bank recently expanded its footprint with the official opening of a branch in Boseja Industrial (Old Mulbridge Complex) in Maun, on 6 April 2022. The opening was officiated by Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Peggy O. Serame. The branch offers a full range of banking products and services for corporate, SME as well as retail customers.
During the keynote address, Serame declared the First Capital Bank Maun branch officially open and commended the Bank on opening their fifth branch. She stated that, “Opening a new branch is in consonant with the National Financial Inclusion Roadmap and Strategy, which aims at improving inclusive growth of the economy accompanied with improved livelihoods of citizens”.
Speaking at the official opening, First Capital Bank Chief Executive Officer, Reinette van der Merwe mentioned that the Bank has listened to the feedback received from customers and sought new opportunities in a different area of the country. Van der Merwe further expressed that focusing on building strong relationships with clients forms a key part of the success of the Bank. “We are focused on you and your journey. We want to understand you and where you are, where you are from and where you are going. We actively strive to give you support on every move and every dream. We are personalised to you; We are focused on you,” explained Van der Merwe.
First Capital Bank first began operating in Botswana in 2008 as Capital Bank. Over the past 13 years, it has grown to now employ over 200 staff members serving more than 20 000 customers. First Capital Bank now has five branches in Botswana – three in Gaborone, one in Francistown and now one in Maun. The Bank also has five loan centres across the country.