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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 Partners Ministry of Information for 2018 National Policy Summits

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In a move to strengthen our country’s democracy, UMB partnered the Ministry of Information by supporting this year’s National Policy Summits (NPS). UMB CEO, John Awuah joined the Deputy Minister of Information, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at the Ministry of Information in Accra to officially launch the National Policy Summit, under the theme ‘Building a …

UMB Holds a Series Of Business Seminars For SME Clients

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Universal Merchant Bank in partnership with accounting firm, KPMG, held the first in a three-part training seminar at the UMB Centre for Businesses in Kasoa for their SME clients within the Kasoa business enclave on June 11, 2018.  The session was to train and empower them in best business practices ranging from bookkeeping, tax compliance …

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 …