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UMB Grand S.P.E.E.D. Champion Rewarded With All-Expense Paid Trip to Canada

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has rewarded Michael Kwadwo Asamoah of the Bank’s Card Operations Department with an all-expense paid trip to any destination of his choosing. Michael won the overall best worker after he won the 2017 3rd Quarter edition of the UMB S.P.E.E.D. Championship. For his prize as the overall Grand S.P.E.E.D. Champion, Michael …

UMB signs off $10.7 Million Factory Project under Government’s 1D1F Initiative

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) on August 28, 2018, held the groundbreaking signing ceremony for the first-ever One District, One Factory project financed by a private financial institution under the government’s flagship One District, One Factory Initiative. Under the arrangement, UMB Bank, through the UMB PPP Incubator Centre, is providing a credit facility to the tune …

Universal Merchant Bank supports J.A. Kufuor Cup Match

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Universal Merchant Bank have partnered the John Agyekum Kufuor Foundation, as the official bank, of the J.A. Kufuor Cup match, scheduled for Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi. The charity match, organised under the auspices of the John Agyekum Kufuor (JAK) Foundation, is to raise GHS80 million cedis, as …

UMB Sponsors Maiden “Centre of the World” Golf Tourney

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) sponsored the maiden edition of Ghana Tourism Development Company’s “Centre of the World” Golf Tournament, which came off last Saturday, May 12, at the Tema Country Golf Club (TCGC) in Tema. The 1-day tourney was attracted over 100 golfers across the country, who battled for glory in the men and women …

UMB Partners UPSA to Launch Business Incubator Centre

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Universal Merchant Bank in association with the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) launched their Business Incubator Centre on Friday, April 27. The Business Incubator Centre, created in collaboration with incubator partners Century Incubator, MBC Africa, E4Impact and Women’s World Banking, will support motivated young professionals to generate and develop business ideas into sustainable businesses. CEO of UMB, …

UMB receives Corporate Bank of the Year Award

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A high-level delegation from Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) was in London, United Kingdom to participate in a number of events. The bank’s delegation was led by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. John Awuah accompanied by Director, Consumer and Business Banking, Mr. Kevin Cain; Director, Treasury, Mr. Kevin Adarkwah; and Director Marketing and Communications, Ms. Yvonne …

Impressive 2017 Financial Performance for UMB’s 45th Anniversary Year

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In 2017, UMB celebrated its 45th anniversary year by honouring the past and forging a path for a prosperous and sustainable future. Mr. John Awuah, CEO of the bank noted in a remark that, “through the support of our customers and the hard work and dedication of staff members, our 2017 financial performance presents a UMB …

UMB Awards Full Scholarship to 2017 Overall Best WASSCE Student

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WAEC held the annual West African Examinations Council Excellence Awards at the Sakyi Asare Menako Hall in Accra on March 9, 2018 and UMB, as a sponsor, presented the sponsorship package to the top three (3) awardees. For emerging the Overall Best 2017 WASSCE Student, Ms. Jochebed Adwoa Sutherland, former student of Holy Child Senior …