Capital Bank Botswana moves up the ladder to CBD

Capital Bank Botswana Limited is looking forward to prospects of the new year ahead. Among the key developments on the Bank’s vision-board for the year is the acquisition of a new Head Office in Gaborone’s new Central Business District (CBD). The Bank announced to stakeholders its plans to open shop in the bustling commercial area in August this year.

Capital Bank Botswana CEO Jaco Viljoen taking media on a tour of the upcoming Head Office in Gaborone CBD

CEO of Capital Bank Jaco Viljoen said: “We are celebrating 10 years of banking excellence in Botswana this year. We have a strong history of growth and have outgrown our niche industry over the past four years in a spectacular fashion. We are excited to complement this evidently memorable year in our growth story with the establishment of our headquarters nestled right in the heart of Gaborone’s CBD. In collaboration with our project development partners Time Projects and a wide array of architectural consultants, we have placed a significant emphasis on developing our new headquarters with a look and feel to house all our key administrative operations as well as our comprehensive banking facilities. We are happy with the progress of the building project which is in its final stages. ”

In the midst of a beautiful interior and pristine building finishes, Capital Bank’s new headquarters will provide a plethora of quality service features inclusive of the following:  Dedicated Relationship Offices for Customer Care Elevation – For bringing quality relationship managed customer service. Among its corporate banking services, the new building will have dedicated asset finance service stations. Over the past decade, Capital Bank has acquired bespoke expertise in providing transactional, investment, loan and foreign exchange/trade solutions. From retail banking to business investment solutions, convenient online banking platforms, VISA debit cards and more, the Bank provides a comprehensive range of services in all major global currencies customised to customer portfolio and growth strategies. Self-Service Digital Banking Kiosks – Handy areas where clients can use Capital Bank’s robust and user-friendly internet banking platform. Customers will also be allowed to view their accounts and print statements and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) – ATM Deposit machines will be on site for customers to undertake financial transactions which reflect on their balances immediately. 

Part of the FMB Group, Capital Bank provides a comprehensive range of financial services aimed primarily at independent small to large scale enterprises. The Bank’s key strategic approach is centred around three main corner stones including training; local knowledge and a robust complement of relationship consultants to provide a seamless and customised approach to finance. The Bank have a current market share of more than 5% in the corporate banking segments and an overall market share of just over 2.5% of the total banking assets in the local industry.

“We are excited to commemorate our decade as a Botswana banker with and for our customers and communities across our Nation who have placed their trust in our vision. We continue to better our solutions for the Botswana market and our Group footprint across Southern Africa.  Since our key strength lies in our ability to listen to and respond quickly to the needs of our customers, we look forward to the next 10 years of putting Botswana and our stakeholders’ ambitions first. We remain committed to our Nation and its future,” added Viljoen.