First National Bank

First National Bank Of Namibia

First National Bank Of Namibia, First National Bank (Namibia) (abbreviated as FNB Namibia) is Namibia‘s largest commercial bank and, according to The Banker magazine of London, Namibia’s best bank for the fifth consecutive year.

The financial institution has its headquarters located in Windhoek‘s Independence Avenue. It is one of the eleven commercial banks licensed to operate in the country by the Bank of Namibia (the national banking regulator) and the first commercial bank created in the country before independence. and follows international standard in Banking and Finance.


History

FNB Namibia was founded as Deutsche Afrika Bank (DAB) in 1907, and in 1915 the National Bank of South Africa took over the assets of DAB which was in 1926 integrated with Barclays Bank. Barclays Bank changed the name of the South African operation to Barclays National Bank Limited in 1971, and later to First National Bank of Southern Africa. After the shareholding changed in December 1987, First National Bank of SWA/Namibia Limited was incorporated in February 1988. FNB Namibia listed on the Namibia Stock Exchange in 1997 and is currently largest locally listed company with market capitalisation of N$ 1,9 billion or 39% of the NSX total market cap. The merger between FNB Namibia and Swabou happened in 2003

 

Group company structure

Of bulls and bears

FirstRand-Namibia is a listed company on the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX). The Group has shareholding in First National Bank of Namibia Limited, RMB Namibia, FNB Unit Trusts and as such all of these divisions form part of the service offering to our customers and are part of our team.

FirstRand-Namibia Holdings prides itself on its heritage of service excellence through the provision of financial services to every sector of the Namibian economy. With our broad-based Namibian shareholding, our comprehensive range of financial products and services, our deep understanding of the local financial environment and our countrywide network of branches and agencies, we provide a fully integrated package of financial solutions to every Namibian – and to every corner of our beautiful land.

FirstRand-Namibia is a listed company on the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX). The Group has shareholding in First National Bank of Namibia Limited, RMB Namibia, FNB Unit Trusts and as such all of these divisions form part of the service offering to our customers and are part of our team.

Values

Our roots, our journey

As a large corporate company, FNB Namibia subscribes to strong values and a set vision and mission.

Group Vision

A great Namibian financial services group, creating a better world!

Group Mission

Be the best employer in Namibia to the best people, who are passionate about stakeholder relations and innovative, client-centric value propositions delivered through efficient channels and processes in a sorted out and sustainable manner.

Group Values

I’m Helpful, I’m Effective, I’m Ethical, I’m Innovative, I’m Accountable.

About us

Find out about our structures, values + more

FNB Namibia Ltd. provides a full range of banking services to individuals, while FNB Business and RMB Namibia offer services and solutions that meet the needs of enterprises – both large and small – throughout the country. Our extensive countrywide branch and automated teller machine (ATM) networks, as well as self-service channels such as FNB Namibia Online Banking, Cellphone Banking & FNB App sites ensure that you have access to your accounts around the clock.

Investing in the community and future of our country is a priority. The FirstRand Namibia Foundation Trust is the vehicle through which we support non-profit organisations and institutions working towards the development and empowerment of the broader community.

History of FNB

Humble beginnings

1907 Founded as Deutsche Afrika Bank (DAB);

1915 National Bank of South Africa took over the assets of DAB;

1926 National Bank was integrated with Barclays Bank;

1971 Barclays Bank changed name of the South African operation to Barclays National Bank Limited;

1987 In December, the name changed to First National Bank of Southern Africa after the shareholding changed;

1988 In February, First National Bank of SWA/Namibia Limited was incorporated;

1997 Listed on the Namibia Stock Exchange.

2003 FNB Namibia merged with Swabou;

2004 Announcement of one of the first and most progressive BEE transaction;

2006 First bank to issue Credit Cards in Namibia;

2007 First bank to reach N$10 bill in assets and celebrate its centenary;

2009+ Most decorated bank in Namibia;

2010 The Banker: Banker of the Year award.



FirstRand Namibia Holdings

Presenting a host of banking services across Namibia

FirstRand Namibia Holdings Limited is home to some of the most successful financial brands in the country.

The FirstRand Namibia Group is home to First National Bank of Namibia Limited, WesBank, RMB Namibia, FNB Insurance Brokers, OUTsurance, FNB Unit Trusts to name a few. First National Bank of Namibia offers banking and investment services to individuals and business across our vast country whilst RMB Namibia offers the corporate and investment banking associated with a growing economy. WesBank is the vehicle and asset financing arm of the Group to individuals and businesses alike. Short term insurance through OUTsurance and FNB Insurance Brokers ensure assets are well covered. FNB Insurance Brokers also offers life cover options.

Group company structure

Of bulls and bears

FirstRand-Namibia is a listed company on the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX). The Group has shareholding in First National Bank of Namibia Limited, RMB Namibia, FNB Unit Trusts and as such all of these divisions form part of the service offering to our customers and are part of our team.

FirstRand-Namibia Holdings prides itself on its heritage of service excellence through the provision of financial services to every sector of the Namibian economy. With our broad-based Namibian shareholding, our comprehensive range of financial products and services, our deep understanding of the local financial environment and our countrywide network of branches and agencies, we provide a fully integrated package of financial solutions to every Namibian – and to every corner of our beautiful land.

FirstRand-Namibia is a listed company on the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX). The Group has shareholding in First National Bank of Namibia Limited, RMB Namibia, FNB Unit Trusts and as such all of these divisions form part of the service offering to our customers and are part of our team.

Values

Our roots, our journey

As a large corporate company, FNB Namibia subscribes to strong values and a set vision and mission.

Group Vision

A great Namibian financial services group, creating a better world!

Group Mission

Be the best employer in Namibia to the best people, who are passionate about stakeholder relations and innovative, client-centric value propositions delivered through efficient channels and processes in a sorted out and sustainable manner.

Group Values

I’m Helpful, I’m Effective, I’m Ethical, I’m Innovative, I’m Accountable.

Financial results

On the record

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Annual results

2018

2017

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Telephone

  • +264 61 299 2222

Email

  • callcentre1@fnbnamibia.com.na
  • carenamibia@fnbnamibia.com.na