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March 28th, 2017|Corporate Announcements|

The Directors of First Merchant Bank Limited (“FMB”) wish to advise its shareholders and members of the public the following: Corporate Restructuring We have been advised by three principal shareholders, collectively representing 55% of the issued capital of FMB, that they intend to transfer their shares in FMB to FMB Capital Holdings Plc (“FMBCH”), a [...]

FMB sponsors students

February 6th, 2017|Corporate News, Corporate Social Responsibility|

First Merchant Bank (FMB) on Friday presented scholarships worth close to K1 Million to Chichiri and Joshua Secondary Schools to support outstanding and under privileged students on the FMB scholarship program. Speaking at Chichiri Secondary School hall during the official hand over of the scholarships, FMB Official, Mr. Allan Nasoro urged the students to work [...]

Malawi’s FMB Hockey League launched in style

June 13th, 2016|Corporate News, Corporate Social Responsibility|

The FMB Hockey League was finally launched on Saturday morning 11th June, 2016 at the Limbe Country Club. The colorful event attracted different personalities who witnessed the historic launch of the K2.5 million hockey league. Hockey Association of Malawi (HAM) Acting General Secretary Chigomezgo Thindwa said they are grateful to First Merchant Bank for the [...]

Malawi’s FMB Hockey League launch On Saturday

June 10th, 2016|Corporate News, Corporate Social Responsibility|

After weeks of preparations, the FMB Hockey League finally kicks off at the weekend with the official launch on Saturday morning at the Limbe Country Club. Preparations of the K2.5 million league are complete. The tournament is expected to be more competitive in both men’s and women’s categories. This is one way in which FMB [...]

FMB Treats Customers to Mi Casa Show

June 9th, 2016|Corporate News|

FMB customers were last Saturday given a treat of their life when FMB thanked them with free 15 VIP tickets to 15 customers for Mi Casa, one of South Africa’s top music groups. The concert that took place at Bingu International Conference Center gave FMB customers the opportunity to mingle with fellow music lovers and [...]

FMB in 4th draw of Makwachas Mlimi Asangalale Promotion

June 7th, 2016|Corporate News|

FMB conducted the fourth draw of its ‘Mlimi Asangalale’ promotion on Tuesday, 7th June, 2016 and pledged to uplift Malawi’s agricultural sector through support to farmers. Speaking in Blantyre after the draw, Head of Private Business Banking Leman Chisi said the bank aims to support tobacco growers through the promotion by uplifting lives of local [...]

FMB Crowned Overall Winner at the BAM Sports Day

June 4th, 2016|Corporate News|

On Saturday the 4th of June 2016, FMB participated in the annual Bankers Sports Day at the College of Medicine with determination and enthusiasm. In a very exciting day, FMB staff successfully competed in a variety of field and track events. Major trophies won on display at Head Office Team FMB performed extremely well, winning [...]

FMB Fettes Customers at Lulu Album Launch

June 3rd, 2016|Corporate News|

Last Friday 3rd June, 2016, FMB gave its customers a rare treat by handing out 50 VIP tickets to 50 lucky customers to attend the Lulu music album launch called “Mwayenera” at COMESA hall in Blantyre. The tickets were a way of appreciating the customers for their constant support as well as promoting the local [...]

Five tobacco farmers win MK50,000.00 each in the first draw of the Mulimi Asangalale Promotion

May 19th, 2016|Corporate News|

Five tobacco farmers have won MK50,000.00 each in the first draw of the MULIMI ASANGALALE PROMOTION conducted at FMB Head Office in Blantyre on 19th May, 2016.The promotion is being run by FMB in partnership with Agora and Farmers World; it started on 9th May, 2016 and will run up to 31st July, 2016. In [...]

FMB | Release of 2015 annual report

May 18th, 2016|Corporate Announcements, Downloads|

Below are experts from the Managing Director's report. 2015 was a successful year in terms of our strategic initiatives both to grow our customer base and to increase operational efficiency across the group. However, several, mainly exogenous, factors caused us to fall short of our profitability targets. Principal amongst these was the general economic downturn [...]