Following the successful amalgamation of Banque Populaire du Rwanda Plc (BPR) with KCB Bank Rwanda Plc., we hereby wish to inform you that effective 1st April 2022, Banque Populaire du Rwanda Plc (BPR) has changed its name to bpr Bank Rwanda PLC. The success of this merger makes bpr Bank Rwanda Plc the second largest bank in the Rwanda banking industry.
BPR is a strong retail and SME Bank with the largest branch network in the sector and a long history spanning over 45 years in Rwanda. The merger will provide current KCB Rwanda’s customers with access to a larger network of branches and agents across the country, while BPR’s customers will benefit from best-in-class digital capability, transactional banking solutions, trade finance expertise and international banking offering from KCB.
The amalgamation will not affect the products and/or services offered to BPR and KCB Bank Rwanda customers, instead the new entity will be able to support all its customers at a greater scale.