Corporate Governance

The Bank’s day-today operations are governed by its Charter which conforms with best practice in governance matters. The Bank’s clients are also required to operate under globally acceptable governance standards.

The Bank has four categories of shareholders, namely:
CLASS “A”
comprises African governments, central banks, African regional and sub-regional institutions

CLASS “B”
consists of African private investors and financial institutions

CLASS “C”
is made up of non-African financial institutions, export credit agencies and private investors

CLASS “D”
this category was created in December 2012, under which any person or entity can be allotted shares.
The Bank’s authorized capital is US$ 5 billion.

Documents to download:
UN Certificate
Agreement for the Establishment of Afreximbank and the Charter

Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing Policy (AML)

Whilst Afreximbank is not governed by the laws of any one country (i.e. it does not fall under any regulatory body), the Bank is committed to instituting rigorous policies, to prevent and deter money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crimes in line with best practice.

The Bank’s approach to AML enables it to conform to its Charter, Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendations on Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing and the Wolfsberg Principles.

Documents to download:
Afreximbank Statement of Approach to Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing
2019 Afreximbank Wolfsberg Questionnaire

Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy (ABC)

The Bank is committed to supporting global efforts to eliminate corruption and financial crime.
The Bank has a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption hence any form of bribery and corruption is prohibited.

Documents to download:
Afreximbank Statement of Approach to Anti-bribery and corruption


On-boarding AML/KYC Forms for downloading:
AML Questionnaire for FIs
AMLCDD form for Corporate Institutions
AMLCDD form for Government Institutions
AMLCDD form for Investors
ABC Declaration
Declaration of Initial Source of Capital Template
AMLCDD form for Service Providers