EquityBCDC is a subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings Plc (EGH) following the acquisition of a majority shareholding in the BCDC by EGH from the family of George Forrest in July 2020. Equity BCDC is the second largest bank in the DRC, with a balance sheet of USD 2.5 billion, a nationwide presence of 74 branches, 214 cash machines, 13 dedicated local desks and 3,055 agents, and a client base of nearly one million.
Equity Group has an asset base of over USD 10 billion. With over 14.2 million clients, the group is one of the biggest banks by client base in Africa. The group has a presence of 335 branches, 52,742 agents, 35,386 merchants and 720 cash machines. Equity Group is the largest bank by market capitalisation in East and Central Africa.