The Group began its operations in 1982 in Bamako, Mali and has over the years expanded, initially in West Africa and recently in East Africa. The Group has its Head Offices in Senegal (Dakar) and Benin (Cotonou).
It is well established in 16 countries namely: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, France, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda with further plans of expanding.
The total turnover of the Group in 2012 was EUR 451.7 million. The Group has over 1.4 million bank accounts and 5,000 staff members.