International Commercial Bank (ICB)


On Monday 11th November 2013, FirstBank of Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings PLC, completed the acquisition of 100% equity interest in the West Africa operations of ICB Bank, which includes operations in Ghana, Gambia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. 

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About FirstBank

FirstBank of Nigeria Limited is Nigeria’s leading commercial bank established over 119 years ago with a successful and consistent operating history. FirstBank currently has one of the largest and strongest balance sheets of any bank in Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) and is focused on delivering long term sustainable returns while continuing to transform into financial institution of First choice for all. The Bank currently operates an extensive distribution network with over 750 business locations (623 branches, 61 quick service points and 69 cash centres/agencies), over 2,397 ATM’s and over 9 million customer accounts. 

Our commitment

There will be no immediate changes to our products and the announcement will not affect the existing contract or relationship that you have with the Bank.

Our intention is for ICB to be merged into FirstBank as soon as possible and the impact on our customers during integration is expected to be minimal.

Our customers are assured of a seamless continuation of banking services and will continue to receive high quality support with access to an increased range of products.