Company History

Global Bank Ethiopia S.C. is one of the private banks established in August 2012 with a subscribed capital of Birr 266.9 Million and with a paid-up capital of Birr 138.9 million. The company has a legal entity registered with the licensing and supervisory body of the National Bank of Ethiopia in accordance with proclamation No-592/2000.

The Paid-up capital of the bank has reached Birr 1.5 billion in the past few years due to the confidence of its shareholders and its focus on capital growth. The bank still offers its shares for sale.  The paid-up capital of the bank grew from Birr 138.9 million to Birr 1.5 billion and the subscribed capital is Birr 1.8 billion.

The bank’s branch expansion rocketed from 30 to 152 both in the capital and regional cities within a short period of time and the bank has more than 780,000 customers across the country. The total asset of the company has reached more than Birr 11.6 billion. This tremendous growth was largely driven by the active participation of its valuable customers, employees, shareholders, and other relevant stakeholders.

The bank provides a wide range of both domestic and international banking services with superior customer service standards.

  • Mar. 2013

    First Shareholders' Assembly meeting

    The bank held its first shareholders Assembly meeting at millennium hall.

  • Aug. 2012

    Started rendering financial services

    Fulfilled pre-operational requirements of the NBE (license no. LLB/018/2012).

  • Apr. 2012

    Received its license from the National Bank of Ethiopia.

    The Bank received its license from the National Bank of Ethiopia on April 20, 2012


To be the first rated bank thought operational Excellence


Global Bank Ethiopia S.C (GBE) enhances stakeholders’ value by  providing  excellence  banking service to its customers using modern technology, providing competent leadership and employing capable, disciplined and satisfied  employees through effective recruitment, training and development


a trusted partner to our customers

Excel in professionalism

Foster Diversity   and teamwork

Pursue Learning

Care for our Employees

Act with  integrity

Give back to the company

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