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FCI welcomes new Affiliate Member from Côte d'Ivoire: Bridge Bank Group Côte d'Ivoire "BBG CI“
FCI welcomes new Affiliate Member from Côte d'Ivoire: Bridge Bank Group Côte d'Ivoire "BBG CI“
4 December 2023

Starting its commercial activities on 14 June 2006, Bridge Bank Group Côte d'Ivoire "BBG CI“ is a limited company with a Board of Directors and a capital of EUR 19 Million. 

Initially focusing on Corporates, and more specifically SMEs, BBG CI is a commercial bank which, since 2011, has focused on Retail, Professionals and VSEs to broaden its customer base and be present in all segments of the Ivorian banking market, with even more diversified range of services and products. 

In 2016, BBG CI embarked on a transformation process that was reinforced between 2019-2021, by a deep reorganisation and an external growth materialised by the opening of its first branch in Senegal. 

Bridge Bank Group Côte d'Ivoire, beyond the volume growth of its activities, also ensures strict compliance with the regulations & standards and good governance practices reflected in:  

  • the dynamism and mobilisation of its employees. 

  • the sustained and targeted deployment of an efficient network of branches adapted to its clientele. 

  • the implementation of a rigorous risk management policy only guarantees to maintain the portfolio quality and the depositor's protection. 

  • ISO 9001-2015 certification 

All these actions are directed towards a single goal: the satisfaction of our customers by careful listening and the implementation of adapted solutions to their needs.  

In the realm of Trade Finance, BBG CI has emerged as a trusted partner, 

Offering a suite of products designed to facilitate international and local trade seamlessly. The services provided by our Trade Finance Service include: 

  • Import and Export letter of credit;  

  • Import Endorsement draft; 

  • Standby Letter of Credit;  

  • Reissuing guarantees; 

  • Collection;  

  • Confirming. 

Building on our commitment to innovation, BBG CI is excited to announce the launch of the factoring service in 2024. This new product will further empower businesses by providing flexible and efficient solutions for managing their receivables, reinforcing BBG CI’s position as a pioneering force in the trade finance landscape. 

BBG CI  takes pride in its numerous awards, including being recognised as: 

  • Best Customer Service Bank: Awarded by the Academy Service in Côte d’Ivoire for four consecutive years; 

  • Best Bank in Côte d’Ivoire: Acknowledge by Global Finance three years in a row. 

These accolades underscore the bank’s unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional service and driving excellence in the banking industry. 

Bridge Bank Group Côte d’Ivoire continues to evolve, innovate, and set new benchmarks in Trade Finance, positioning itself as the preferred partner for businesses in the region. 

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