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Ministry of Information Pays Courtesy Call on Acting CEO of UMB

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On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, a Ministry of Information delegation led by Deputy Minister, Hon. Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah-Adjei paid a courtesy call on the Acting Chief Executive Officer of UMB, Mr. Benjamin Amenumey. The Deputy Minister was accompanied by the Acting Chief Director, the Public Relations Officer and other representatives. The visit was primarily to show appreciation to …

UMB Presents Full Scholarship To 2018 Overall Best WASSCE Student

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), has presented a full scholarship to Wilhermina Opoku the overall best student at the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination organized by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). This happened at the WAEC Distinction Awards held on the 8th March, 2019 to acknowledge and reward the top performing students in …

UMB Organises Trade and Treasury Colloquium for Exporters and Importers

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UMB held a special colloquium on Trade and Treasury for clients and prospects who are in the export and import business at the plush Swiss Spirit Hotel (Alisa Hotel) in Accra on February 20, 2019. The colloquium is the first of a two-part series with the primary objective of discussing relevant topics that will enrich …

UMB Sponsors the Maiden J.A. Kufuor Cup Between Kotoko and AshantiGold

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Kumasi Asante Kotoko and rivals Obuasi Ashantigold played a 1-1 drawn game after 120 minutes to climax the 80th birthday celebration of former President, John Agyekum Kufuor in the maiden J.A. Kufuor Cup at the Baba Yara Stadium on January 6, 2019. The cup match, sponsored by UMB and organised by Primeval Media, under the …

UMB Receives Funding to Meet the New Bank of Ghana Minimum Capital Requirement of GHS400m

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) is pleased to inform its customers, staff and the general public that it has received funding to meet the new Bank of Ghana minimum capital requirement of Four Hundred Million Ghana Cedis (GHS 400,000,000) by December 31, 2018. As a Ghanaian-owned bank, we at UMB have always been proud of our …

2018 Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols Service

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To climax an eventful year and appreciate our Lord for his goodness, Management of UMB organised yet another wonderful carols service on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the Silver Star Towers, Airport City. The UMB Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service was officiated by Reverend Dr. Nii Amoo Darku with musical performances by One …

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 …