Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited, ‘Product Innovation Bank 2013’ and Databank Group, Ghana’s biggest Investment firm have entered into a unique partnership and collaboration. First, this novel partnership would enable clients of Databank to top up their investments by paying into Databank investments funds accounts in all branches of GTBank.
The collaboration further allows for the setting up of ‘Databank Corners’ in GTBank branches for the purpose of providing investment advice. GTBank currently has 31 branches across Ghana.
This partnership which is the first of its kind between a commercial bank and an investment firm in Ghana would provide a larger number of outlets to enable the clients of Databank to conveniently purchase or top up their investments in any of Databank five mutual funds; namely Databank Epack Investment Fund (Epack), Databank Money Market Fund (MFund), Databank Balanced Fund (BFund), Databank Educational Investment Fund (EdIFund) and Databank Ark Fund (ArkFund).
Moreover, in GTBank branches where Databank Corners exist, Databank clients would be able to check their account balances and sign up for value-added services such as Databank Notification Alert, Direct Debit, standing order, etc while Databank representatives in these branches would be on standby to provide investment advice to Databank walk-in clients.
According to Databank Chief Executive Office, Mr. Kojo Addae-Mensah, this initiative is in line with Databank’s mission of championing financial independence among Ghanaians through providing financial education and offering a diverse range of investment products and services.
He further stated that, “At Databank, we are all very excited about this new partnership. GTBank has a very strong brand in Ghana and has madestartat 0302 610610 or visit our website at www.databankgroup.com will allow us to p. s and give you the opportunity amazing strides since it opened in 2006. Through this partnership, we believe we can really reinforce a culture of investing among Ghanaians that will not only positively impact individuals, but also help move our country forward financially. Financial independence is not just a catch phrase at Databank. It is something that we believe is achievable for all Ghanaians, and we are happy to partner with GTBank in this initiative.”
The Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited, Mr. Lekan Sanusi, expressed his excitement at this new partnership. He commented, “GTBank has consistently maintained its level of customer satisfaction delivery through the provision of convenient banking locations, products and services”.
He further added that, “This partnership with Databank provides GTBank the opportunity to further deepen our banking experience by giving customers the ability to enjoy excellent banking service, obtain investment advice and invest at the same time. There is a congruence between investment services and commercial banking, GTBank and Databank have come together to champion this congruence in Ghana’’
The start dates for the initial partner locations are:
For more information on more information on GTBank and its product and services, please visit www.gtbghana.com or call 0302 677704. For further details on Databank’s product and services, including what is available through the partner locations, please visit Databank’s website at www.databankgroup.com or call 0302 610610.
Group Head, Corporate Affairs & Administration