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Nairobi Securities Exchange Companies

Have a look at an overview of companies listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange. Click on the company name to have a look at the company details. The companies are grouped into 13 categories.


Eaagads Ltd. is a historic entity in the Kenyan coffee industry, established in 1946 primarily as a coffee grower. It transitioned into a public listed company in 2001, making its mark on the Nairobi Stock Exchange. The company owns 205 hectares of agricultural land in the fertile highlands of Kiambu County, Kenya, dedicated to the cultivation of Arabica coffee.

Eaagads is noted for its considerable annual production, which stands at approximately 350 tonnes. This output comprises a blend of both primary and secondary grades of coffee, including a wide variety of grades such as AA, AB, C, PB, T, TT, HE, E, and multiple UG classifications. The company prides itself on its operational principles, emphasizing efficiency, professionalism, teamwork, integrity, transparency, and effective corporate governance.

The core mission of Eaagads is to produce premium coffee grades through sustainable agronomical practices. It is committed to excellence in coffee quality management and certification processes, alongside improving stakeholder value through its agency delivery model. This commitment is underscored by its aim to be a world-class pioneer in Kenyan Coffee industry sustainability, with a strong focus on social responsibility and environmental friendliness.

The company also aims to provide a global point of excellence in Kenyan coffee quality, supported by a dynamic commitment from its staff to best practices. It strives to produce the highest quality of Arabica coffee by ensuring that only red ripened cherries are picked during harvesting, which ensures the quality of its product.

Eaagads Ltd. is headquartered at Kofinaf House, Ngenda Road (off Ruiru-Githunguri Road) in the Ruiru Municipality, Kiambu County, Kenya. The company is reachable via phone at +254 (020) 8011041 and by email at info@eaagads.com. Their office hours are from Monday to Friday, 0800hr to 1700hrs.

Kapchorua Tea Company Limited specializes in the cultivation, processing, and distribution of tea. As of March 31st, 2002, the company managed a mature planted area spanning 661.75 hectares, complemented by 23 hectares of immature plantings. In the fiscal year concluding on March 31st, 2002, the company achieved a total tea production of 3,465 kilograms, sourced from both its own estate (1,789 kilograms) and purchased leaf (1,676 kilograms).

The company's strategic focus encompasses increasing sales volumes, enhancing net realizations through favorable currency exchange rates—facilitated by a weaker local currency against major trading currencies—and enforcing stringent cost management protocols. Performance benchmarks are intricately tied to tea market dynamics, currency fluctuations, and prevailing weather conditions.

Kakuzi Limited is actively involved in a diverse array of activities including the cultivation, processing, and marketing of tea, as well as the packing and distribution of avocados. Additionally, the company focuses on the development of macadamia nut orchards, livestock farming, joint pineapple cultivation with Del Monte, cultivation of various horticultural crops, and forestry initiatives. Operating in two distinct locations in Kenya, Kakuzi Limited's primary operational hub and headquarters are situated in Makuyu, approximately 65 kilometers northeast of Nairobi, with another significant presence in Nandi Hills, about 350 kilometers northwest of Nairobi.

Renowned as the leading avocado producer in East Africa, Kakuzi Limited exports roughly 45% of Kenya's total avocado volume. To mitigate the inherent cyclicality of agricultural profits, the company has strategically diversified its agricultural portfolio. A focal point of this diversification strategy involves expanding macadamia nut production, which promises to enhance scale and customer service, particularly in alignment with the parent company's ventures in Malawi and South Africa.

Kakuzi Limited primarily concentrates on forestry, tea production, avocado farming, and macadamia nut cultivation as its core business activities. The company is publicly listed on both the Nairobi Securities Exchange and the London Stock Exchange.

Limuru Tea Company Limited specializes in the cultivation of green leaf tea. Situated approximately 4 kilometers east of Limuru town, the company possesses more than 677 acres of premium agricultural land. Operating as an outgrower to Unilever Tea Kenya Limited, Limuru Tea Company entrusts Unilever Tea Kenya with the management of its tea cultivation, manufacturing, sales, and marketing processes.

The green leaf tea harvested from the company's estate is processed at the Unilever Tea Kenya Mabroukie factory before being primarily marketed for export purposes. Through this collaborative arrangement, Limuru Tea Company leverages the expertise and resources of Unilever Tea Kenya to optimize its tea production and market presence.

Established in Kenya in 1995, REA Vipingo Plantations Limited operates as a conglomerate with four wholly owned subsidiaries. These subsidiaries include Dwa Estate Limited, which oversees the Dwa estate; Amboni Plantations Limited, responsible for managing three estates in Tanzania; Amboni Spinning Mill Limited, which operates a spinning mill in Tanzania; and Wigglesworth Exporters Limited, a Mombasa-based warehousing and shipping operation.

With an impressive annual production exceeding 17,000 tonnes of sisal fibre, REA Vipingo Plantations Limited stands as the foremost sisal producer in Africa. While a portion of the fibre supports the group's sisal spinning mill in Tanzania, the majority is exported.

The company boasts a workforce of over 4,000 individuals, most of whom are accommodated on the estates. These estates offer essential amenities such as medical facilities for employees and their dependents, as well as educational institutions and other necessary services.

Sasini Limited is actively involved in the cultivation, processing, and sale of tea and coffee, as well as commercial milling and marketing of coffee, value addition of related products, forestry, dairy operations, and livestock management. The company operates across three primary segments: Tea, Coffee, and Others.

The Tea segment focuses on tea cultivation and processing, while the Coffee segment centers on coffee cultivation and processing. The Others segment encompasses various activities such as dairy operations, commercial milling and marketing of coffee, value addition of related products, rental of growing land, and leasing of plant and machinery.

Sasini Limited's operational footprint spans across Bomet, Nyeri, Mombasa, Kiambu, and Nairobi counties in Kenya. Tea cultivation, rental, and leasing operations are primarily based in Bomet and Mombasa counties, while Coffee and dairy operations are concentrated in Nyeri and Kiambu counties. The company's subsidiaries include Kipkebe Limited, Aristocrats Tea & Coffee Exporters Limited, Sasini Coffee House Limited, and Mweiga Estate Limited, among others.

Recent strategic initiatives undertaken by the company include a comprehensive restructuring of the dairy herd, aimed at achieving a balanced and profitable size. Additionally, there has been a concerted effort to prioritize the production of higher quality leaf, transitioning from a previous focus on lower standard leaf production. The commissioning of a biogas plant has contributed to cost savings in electricity consumption. Moreover, Sasini Limited has strategically divested some of its land parcels to unlock funds for investment in more productive divisions of the company.

Looking ahead, Sasini Limited is focused on leveraging cost-cutting measures and enhancing value addition to its products to drive earnings growth in the future. The company aims to predominantly market its products as value-added offerings to strengthen its bottom line and sustain long-term profitability.

Williamson Tea Holdings plc, along with its subsidiaries, is actively involved in the cultivation and trading of tea, as well as rose growing. Operating in multiple locations including England & Wales, Guernsey, Kenya, and Tanzania, the company's headquarters are situated in Newbury, United Kingdom. Williamson Tea Holdings plc operates as a subsidiary of George Williamson & Co. Ltd.

The company's tea estates are strategically positioned in the picturesque Kenyan highlands, with farms located in Kaimosi, Kapchorua, Tinderet, and Changoi. In addition to its core activities in the tea industry, Williamson Tea Holdings plc diversifies its portfolio through property investment endeavors. Furthermore, the company is engaged in the sale and servicing of generators through its subsidiary operations.


Car and General is a leading provider of a diverse array of power generation, automotive, and engineering solutions across East Africa. With a comprehensive product portfolio spanning various industries including industrial, agriculture, construction, finance, retail, domestic, tourism, petroleum, transport, and mining, the company caters to a wide range of needs.

Their extensive product range includes renowned brands such as Cummins diesel generators, TVS motorcycles, Piaggio three-wheelers, Briggs and Stratton small petrol engines (including water pumps, lawn mowers, and brush cutters), IngersollRand air compressors and light construction equipment, Kubota agricultural tractors, Mercury outboard engines, MRF Tyres, Garmin Satellite Navigation devices, Toyota forklifts, BT lifting equipment, Motorol lubricants, and Doosan excavators and wheel loaders. Additionally, Car and General ensures reliability through comprehensive parts and spares availability, complemented by efficient after-sales service.

Headquartered in Nairobi, Car and General operates branches across key locations such as Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Kitengela, and Eldoret in Kenya. Furthermore, the company has established separate subsidiaries in Uganda (Kampala) and Tanzania (Dar-es-Salaam), with additional branches in Arusha (Tanzania) and Kigali (Rwanda). As part of its operations in Tanzania, Car and General manages Kibo Poultry Products Limited, located in Moshi.

Looking ahead, the company is strategically focusing on Ninche engine products to bolster its market share and enhance its competitive edge in the industry.


Absa Bank Kenya Plc is a prominent player in the banking and financial services sector, offering a wide range of solutions to meet the needs of individuals and businesses alike. Serving retail, corporate, treasury, and card services sectors, the company fosters cross-functional relationships to support local businesses and small to mid-sized enterprises.

Operating through two primary segments, Consumer Banking and Corporate Banking, Absa Bank Kenya Plc tailors its offerings to suit the unique requirements of each clientele. The Consumer Banking segment caters to private customers, providing services such as current accounts, savings, deposits, credit and debit cards, as well as consumer loans and mortgages. On the other hand, the Corporate Banking segment delivers comprehensive solutions including investment banking, financing, risk management, and advisory services across various asset classes to corporates, financial institutions, and government clients.

Established in 1925 and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Absa Bank Kenya Plc has a rich history of serving its customers with integrity and innovation. With a commitment to excellence, the company continues to evolve its offerings to meet the evolving needs of its diverse clientele.

Stanbic Holdings Plc is a dynamic financial services company catering to the needs of clients in Kenya and South Sudan. The company operates through three distinct segments: Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB), Business and Commercial clients (BCC), and Consumer and High Net Worth clients (CHNW).

The CIB segment focuses on serving large corporations, including multinational, regional, and domestic companies, as well as governments, parastatals, and institutional clients. Offering tailored financial solutions, this segment supports clients in navigating complex financial landscapes and achieving their strategic objectives.

In the BCC segment, Stanbic Holdings Plc provides comprehensive banking solutions designed specifically for small-to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and commercial banking clients. Through a range of products and services, these clients can access the resources they need to transact, trade, and fund their businesses effectively.

The CHNW segment is dedicated to offering personalized banking solutions for individual clients, including high-net worth individuals. With a focus on personal banking and wealth management, this segment provides access to a wide array of services, including insurance, investment, and advisory capabilities.

Across all client platforms, Stanbic Holdings Plc remains committed to delivering exceptional service and innovative financial solutions to meet the diverse needs of its clientele.

I&M Group PLC, formerly known as City Trust Limited (CTL), boasts a rich history, dating back to its incorporation on August 16th, 1950. As one of the oldest companies listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), its legacy underscores a commitment to enduring success.

In June 2013, I&M Holdings emerged as a licensed non-operating holding company under the Banking Act, Cap 488 Laws of Kenya. This transformation followed a significant milestone: the reverse takeover of CTL by I&M Bank Limited. Prior to this pivotal event, CTL operated as an investment holding company listed on the Alternative Investment Market Segment (AIMS) of the NSE. With the reverse takeover, CTL was rebranded as I&M Holdings and transitioned to the Main Investment Market Segment (MIMS) of the NSE. Under the regulatory oversight of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and the Central Bank of Kenya, I&M Group PLC upholds the highest standards of governance and compliance.

I&M Group PLC has expanded its footprint across five countries, including Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, and Mauritius. Through a network of subsidiaries, affiliates, and joint venture investments, the company leverages its expertise to deliver innovative financial solutions and drive sustainable growth in each market it serves.

Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited (the Bank) operates as a prominent regional bank headquartered in Kenya. The Bank is dedicated to offering a wide range of banking, insurance agency, and related services to the general public.

With an extensive network comprising approximately 130 branches across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Burundi, the Bank provides accessible services to its clientele, including 24/7 digital branches. Its comprehensive banking services encompass current accounts, savings accounts, salary accounts, fixed deposits, digital accounts, and diaspora banking solutions.

Furthermore, the Bank offers a diverse range of borrowing services tailored to meet the diverse needs of its customers. These services include DTB Weza, The Credit Guarantee Scheme, overdraft facilities, hire purchase financing, mortgages, term loans, leasing options, trade finance solutions, Beba Leo, and cost of credit services.

As part of its strategic growth and diversification initiatives, the Bank operates several subsidiaries, including Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited, Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited, Diamond Trust Bank Burundi S.A., Diamond Trust Bancassurance Intermediary Limited, and Premier Savings and Finance Limited. Through these subsidiaries, the Bank extends its reach and enhances its ability to serve customers across different markets with innovative financial solutions.

ccPlc operates as a diversified holding company, spearheading various initiatives aimed at fostering home ownership, corporate and retail banking, property development and sales, insurance agency services, and social investment endeavors.

The company operates through its four key subsidiaries: HFC Limited, HF Development and Investment Limited, HF Bancassurance Intermediary Limited, and HF Foundation Limited. HFC Limited holds licenses for both mortgage finance and banking services, catering to individuals and businesses seeking financial solutions for home ownership and other needs. HF Development and Investment Limited specializes in property development and investment activities, contributing to the growth and enhancement of real estate assets. HF Bancassurance Intermediary Limited offers bancassurance solutions, bridging the gap between banking and insurance services for customers' convenience. Lastly, HF Foundation Limited serves as the social investment arm of the company, channeling resources and efforts towards impactful community development projects.

Through these subsidiaries, HF Group Plc continues to play a significant role in driving financial inclusion, promoting sustainable home ownership, and making meaningful contributions to societal advancement.

KCB Group Plc functions as a non-operating holding company, overseeing a range of subsidiaries engaged in corporate, investment, and retail banking services. The company operates through three primary segments: Retail banking, Corporate banking, and Treasury.

The Retail banking segment focuses on providing a variety of banking services tailored to individual customers, including current accounts, savings accounts, and fixed deposits. Additionally, this segment offers consumer loans and mortgage-based lending to meet the diverse financial needs of retail clients.

In the Corporate banking segment, the company offers a comprehensive suite of banking services to corporate clients. These services encompass current accounts, fixed deposits, overdrafts, loans, and other credit facilities, both in local and foreign currencies, to support the financial operations of corporate customers.

The Treasury segment is responsible for managing the company's fund management activities, including trade finance and forex business. Additionally, this segment engages in investments in treasury bills and bonds issued by central banks.

KCB Group Plc operates across several countries, including Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Through its diversified operations, the company aims to meet the banking needs of customers across various segments and geographical regions.

National Bank of Kenya Limited is a financial services provider headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. It is licensed as a commercial bank, by the Central Bank of Kenya, the national banking regulator. The bank has also been running Agency banking model. National Bank is a subsidiary of KCB Group Plc after a successful acquisition in 2019.

NCBA Group PLC, along with its subsidiaries, operates as a multifaceted financial institution offering a diverse range of services including retail, corporate, and digital banking, asset finance, securities brokerage, bancassurance, leasing, and investment banking.

With a presence across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda, NCBA Group PLC serves a broad geographical footprint. The company caters to individual customers through its consumer banking division, which includes personal and premier customers, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through its business banking arm.

NCBA Group PLC also provides Bancassurance Intermediary services, covering various insurance products such as life, home, and personal-lines insurance. Moreover, the company offers financing for a wide array of assets including plant and machinery, as well as other equipment, supporting diverse industries across the region.

The company's product portfolio includes mortgages, credit cards, asset finance, leasing products, digital lending, personal and business loans, as well as savings and investment products. With its comprehensive suite of financial solutions, NCBA Group PLC aims to meet the evolving needs of its customers and contribute to their financial success.

Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Ltd. specializes in offering a comprehensive array of banking solutions in both local and foreign currencies. The company operates through three distinct business segments: Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking (CCIB), Consumer, Private and Business Banking (CPBB), and Central and Other Items.

The CCIB segment is dedicated to providing integrated banking services tailored for large corporate institutions, encompassing corporate, commercial, and institutional banking solutions. On the other hand, the CPBB segment focuses on serving individual and business banking clients, catering to their diverse financial needs.

Additionally, the Central and Other Items segment includes activities that are not directly related to a specific client segment. Established in 1911, Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Ltd. is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and continues to uphold its commitment to delivering exceptional banking services to its clientele.

Equity Group Holdings Plc is a leading provider of retail banking, microfinance, and associated services. The company operates through three main segments: Consumer, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and Corporate.

The Consumer segment focuses on serving salaried customers or individuals receiving regular remittances such as pension payments. It offers a range of financial products and services tailored to meet the needs of this demographic.

The SMEs segment caters to the working capital requirements of small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as supporting property development and asset acquisition ventures.

Meanwhile, the Corporate segment serves large enterprises, providing comprehensive financial solutions for their working capital needs, large-scale development projects, property acquisitions, significant investments, and asset acquisitions.

Founded in October 1984, Equity Group Holdings Plc is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. The company continues to uphold its commitment to delivering innovative and accessible financial services to its diverse clientele.

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd. is a leading provider of banking and financial solutions, catering to a diverse clientele. The company operates through three primary segments: Wholesale Banking, Retail Banking, and Group Functions.

In the Retail Banking segment, the company offers a wide range of financial products and services tailored to meet the needs of individual customers. This includes loans, deposits, and various transactions and balances designed to support retail banking needs.

The Wholesale Banking segment focuses on providing similar financial solutions but targets corporate and institutional customers. This segment offers loans, deposits, and other transactions and balances to meet the unique requirements of businesses and larger organizations.

The Group Functions segment encompasses support departments such as ICT, finance, and shared services, among others. These functions play a critical role in ensuring the smooth operation and efficiency of the bank's overall operations.

Established on June 19, 1965, The Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd. is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, the company continues to serve its customers with integrity and dedication.

BK Group Plc, formerly known as Bank of Kigali Limited, holds the distinction of being Rwanda’s largest commercial bank in terms of assets. Licensed by the National Bank of Rwanda, the country’s banking regulator, BK Group Plc offers a comprehensive range of products and services across retail banking, corporate banking, and central treasury operations.

The bank's origins trace back to 1967 when it commenced operations as Bank of Kigali SA, initially established as a joint venture between the government of Rwanda and Belgolaise, each holding a 50% share of the ordinary capital. In 2007, the government of Rwanda acquired Belgolaise's shareholding, consequently increasing its direct and indirect ownership of Bank of Kigali to 100% of the issued shares. Subsequently, in 2011, the bank underwent a name change to Bank of Kigali Limited in accordance with new company legislation.

Presently, Bank of Kigali Limited boasts a network of 79 branches strategically located across Rwanda's main towns and cities, with its headquarters situated in the capital city of Kigali.

Furthermore, BK Group Plc holds a primary listing on the Rwanda Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, underscoring its commitment to transparency and investor engagement across regional markets.


Express Kenya Ltd. specializes in offering clearing and forwarding services for both air and sea shipments, along with comprehensive logistics solutions. The company operates through three main segments: Clearing and Forwarding, Warehousing, and Real Estate.

The Clearing and Forwarding segment involves the distribution of products on behalf of customers to various destinations within the country, as well as the handling of goods entering and exiting the country. This segment plays a crucial role in facilitating the smooth movement of goods and ensuring efficient customs clearance processes.

In the Warehousing segment, Express Kenya Ltd. provides storage solutions for customers' goods within its warehousing facility. This segment offers secure and efficient storage options, catering to the diverse needs of clients.

The Real Estate segment encompasses the company's real estate development activities. As the real estate arm of the group, this segment focuses on developing properties that meet the evolving needs of the market and contribute to the company's overall growth strategy.

Established in 1918, Express Kenya Ltd. is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. With a rich history spanning over a century, the company continues to adapt to changing market dynamics and deliver value-added services to its customers.

Sameer Africa PLC, headquartered in Kenya, is a diversified company with a primary focus on the importation and sale of tires and related products, alongside investment property leasing. While its operations are predominantly centered in Kenya, the company also engages in tire-related activities in Tanzania, Uganda, and Burundi.

The company operates through four key segments:

  1. Sourcing and Distribution: This segment involves the sourcing, procurement, and distribution of tires, tubes, and flaps.

  2. Regional Operations: Sameer Africa PLC extends its tire sourcing and distribution activities to the broader Eastern Africa region.

  3. Yana Tyre Centre: This segment is dedicated to retailing tires, tubes, and flaps, as well as providing various tire-related services such as wheel balancing, alignment, fitting, battery replacement, diagnostics, and general servicing.

  4. Rental Business: The company is also engaged in the letting of investment properties, contributing to its diversified revenue streams.

With a wide range of products and services, including tire sales and services, Sameer Africa PLC remains a prominent player in the automotive industry in Kenya and the broader East African region.

Kenya Airways Ltd. is a leading aviation company involved in international, regional, and domestic passenger and cargo transportation by air. Additionally, the company offers ground handling services to other airlines and handles import and export cargo.

The operations of Kenya Airways are structured into several segments:

  1. Passenger: This segment focuses on the transportation of passengers via air travel, catering to both domestic and international routes.

  2. Freight and Mail: Kenya Airways provides freight and mail services for the transportation of cargo, both domestically and internationally.

  3. Handling: The company offers ground handling services to other airlines, ensuring smooth operations on the ground, including aircraft handling, catering, and passenger services.

  4. Lease Rental Income: Kenya Airways generates revenue from leasing aircraft to other airlines or leasing out its own aircraft to generate income.

  5. Sub-Lease Income: This segment involves the sub-leasing of aircraft or other assets to third parties for additional revenue.

  6. Other Revenues: This segment encompasses various ancillary revenue streams, such as in-flight sales, advertising, and other miscellaneous sources.

Established in January 1977, Kenya Airways Ltd. is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. With its comprehensive range of aviation services, the company continues to play a significant role in facilitating air travel and cargo transportation both domestically and internationally.

Nation Media Group Ltd. specializes in creating and distributing a wide range of media content, including the production and dissemination of newspapers and magazines, as well as broadcasting for both radio and television. Its operations are divided into two main segments: Newspapers and Digital, and Broadcasting. The Newspapers and Digital division focuses on the revenue from newspaper sales, newspaper-based advertising, digital platform advertisements, and e-paper subscriptions. Meanwhile, the Broadcasting division is dedicated to generating revenue through television advertising and broadcasting various content. Established by Karim Aga Khan in 1959, Nation Media Group Ltd. is based in Nairobi, Kenya, serving as its headquarters.

The Standard Group Plc stands as a diversified multimedia enterprise in Kenya, holding interests across various media channels including print media, television, radio, digital platforms, and courier services. Its core mission revolves around the collection and distribution of information through its extensive media networks. The company's operations are streamlined into two primary segments: Print and Broadcast. In the print domain, it publishes "The Standard" and "The Nairobian," while its radio spectrum is covered by Radio Maisha, Spice FM, Vybez Radio, and Berur FM. On the television front, it broadcasts through KTN Home, KTN News, Btv, and KTN Farmers TV. The digital terrain is navigated via its e-paper, reader subscriptions, the Standardmedia.co.ke website, digger classifieds, and other value-added services. The Standard Group Plc's portfolio is further enriched by its subsidiaries, Baraza Limited and Toads Media Group Limited, the latter holding the broadcasting license for Radio Maisha, operating under the group's umbrella.

cc Plc is a leading hospitality management holding company, primarily involved in the management of hotels and lodges throughout Eastern Africa. Its business is organized into several key segments, including Hotels and Lodges in Kenya, Lodges in Tanzania, Hotels in Uganda, and other miscellaneous operations. Established in 1970, TPS Eastern Africa Plc has its corporate headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, serving as the central hub for its extensive hospitality portfolio across the region.

WPP Scangroup Plc operates as a comprehensive creative transformation agency, specializing in a wide array of integrated marketing communication services. Its expertise spans several areas, including advertising, media investment management, market research, public relations, digital advertising, and niche communication strategies. Established in 1982, the company has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, positioning itself as a leader in the marketing and advertising industry.

Uchumi Supermarkets Limited stands out as a premier retail enterprise in Kenya, offering an extensive selection of products across food, non-food, textiles, and a broad spectrum of general merchandise. These offerings are distributed through its expansive network of Uchumi retail locations. Beyond retail, the company is also involved in property management. Its product lineup features a diverse array of items including fresh fruits and vegetables, health-conscious bread and pastries, and a wide range of quality goods. With a footprint of 20 stores situated in key towns and cities across Kenya, Uchumi's operations span from large hypermarkets to smaller express convenience outlets. The company's headquarters is located in Nairobi, Kenya. Additionally, Uchumi Supermarkets Limited is publicly traded on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.

Based in Kenya, Longhorn Publishers Plc operates within the publishing sector, specializing in the creation and distribution of educational and general literature alongside digital learning solutions. The company's operations are segmented across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda, emphasizing a broad geographic presence. Longhorn Publishers offers a digital platform known as the Longhorn eBooks store, designed to cater to a wide audience including pupils, students, tertiary education candidates, and general readers. This platform hosts a variety of e-learning materials, including educational texts, fiction, and non-fiction. Additionally, the Longhorn eLearning Platform stands out as a digital offering that provides interactive learning features, detailed graphical analyses of learners' performances, and comprehensive progress reports. Among its notable digital offerings are the Kamusi ya Karne ya 21 and Kamusi Kuu Ya Kiswahili, applications that organize words into eight distinct Kiswahili categories. Longhorn Publishers also makes its e-books available on international platforms such as Worldreader/Amazon and eKitabu, further broadening its digital footprint.

Deacons (East Africa) PLC is a retail company based in Kenya, focusing on the distribution of franchised products. Its operations are segmented into Product Sales and Geographic regions. The Product Sales segment encompasses a diverse range of items across apparel, home goods, and sports equipment. Geographically, Deacons has a presence in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Mauritius, reflecting its expansive retail operations. The company's product portfolio includes a wide array of items such as clothing for all ages (including bottoms, shorts, t-shirts, tracksuits, dresses, and sleepwear), outdoor and sports equipment (like treadmills, rowers, and cross trainers), as well as home essentials (including dining sets and kitchenware). Deacons is known for its in-house brands like 4U2, Deacons Kids, and DeaconsStore, among others. It operates through its subsidiaries: Deacons 2002 Limited and Nyoya Limited, which focus on retail operations, and Deacons Mauritius Limited, which functions as an investment entity.

Nairobi Business Ventures PLC is a diversified company based in Kenya, primarily focused on the trade of hardware materials. The company operates across three main sectors: Aviation, Automobile, and Cement. In the Aviation sector, it includes Aviation Management Solutions Ltd (AMS) and Air-Direct Connect Ltd (AirDC). AMS is notable for owning the sole privately-operated hangar at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, while AirDC offers comprehensive third-party maintenance services for aircraft, covering both scheduled and unscheduled tasks, utilizing the AMS facilities. The Automobile sector is dedicated to the maintenance of heavy commercial vehicles in Nairobi and Mombasa, with plans to expand by establishing service centers along the main highway to Uganda from Mombasa. The Trading sector of Nairobi Business Ventures PLC deals in the commerce of cement and steel products. The company's portfolio is strengthened by its subsidiaries, Delta Automobile Ltd and Delta Cement Ltd, each focusing on specific niches within the automobile and cement industries, respectively.


Originally established to produce lime for the agricultural industry, Athi River Mining Limited, now known as ARM Cement Plc since 2012, has grown to become the largest cement manufacturer in East Africa. The company has expanded its product range beyond cement to include fertilizers, quicklime, hydrated lime, sodium silicate, and various industrial minerals. ARM Cement Plc is involved in mining and processing industrial minerals and chemicals, producing and marketing building products, extracting and processing limestone, and manufacturing and distributing fertilizers and liquid silicate. Its cement products are marketed under the Rhino brand, while its fertilizers are sold under the Mavuno brand name. With distribution outlets spread across Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, and Rwanda, ARM has established a strong presence in the market since its inception in 1974.

Bamburi Cement Co. Ltd., founded by Felix Mandl on May 23, 1951, and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, is a leading company in the construction materials industry. The company specializes in the production and sale of cement and cement-related products, operating primarily across two geographic segments: Kenya and Uganda. Bamburi Cement PLC, as it's known, extends its expertise to the manufacture of ready-mix concrete, precast products, and the rehabilitation of quarries that supply raw materials for cement production. The company is distinguished for creating and maintaining an environmental park from rehabilitated quarries, showcasing its commitment to sustainability.

Its product lineup includes a wide range of cement products such as Bamburi SETI 300 Tile Adhesive, Fundi, Tembo, Nguvu, Powermax, Duracem, Powerplus, Powercrete, and Bulk cement. In addition, Bamburi offers concrete solutions like BamburiBlox, ready-mix concrete, and precast molds. With five cement plants, including two in Kenya and three across Uganda, Bamburi Cement operates under the umbrella of several subsidiaries, including Hima Cement Limited and Bamburi Special Products Limited, further solidifying its position as a premier provider of building materials in the region.

Crown Paints Kenya PLC, established in 1958 and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, is a premier manufacturer in the paint industry. The company specializes in the production and sales of a comprehensive range of products, including paints, adhesives, decorating sundries, polyvinyl acetate (PVA) emulsion, and alkyd resins. It structures its operations around two primary segments: Paints and Adhesives. The Paints segment is dedicated to producing and marketing a variety of paints, decorating sundries, PVA emulsion, and alkyd resins, while the Adhesives segment focuses on the creation and distribution of adhesives.

Crown Paints Kenya PLC's product portfolio encompasses decorative paints, automotive paints, industrial paints, intermediates, road marking paints, thinners, adhesives, paint accessories, wood finishers, and more. The company is committed to providing holistic solutions for painting needs through services like Crown Your Space, which offers end-to-end painting support, painter training programs, digital application tools, and Crown Space specifiers for professional guidance.

The company's expansive presence is supported by its subsidiaries, which include Crown Paints Allied Industries Limited, Regal Paints Uganda Limited, Crown Paints Tanzania Limited, and Crown Paints Rwanda Limited. This network allows Crown Paints Kenya PLC to maintain its stature as a key player in the paint manufacturing sector within Kenya and beyond.

East African Cables Ltd., established in 1966 and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, specializes in producing and marketing a wide array of electrical cables and conductors. The company's operations are divided into two main geographical segments: Kenya and Tanzania. Its extensive product line features a variety of cables and conductors suitable for multiple applications, including utility services, house wiring, both armoured and non-armoured cables, automotive uses, and telecommunications. East African Cables Ltd. is recognized for its commitment to quality and innovation in the electrical cable industry.

East African Portland Cement Co. Ltd., founded in February 1933 and based in Athi River, Kenya, is a prominent player in the production and distribution of cement. The company operates across two main geographical segments: the Local markets within Kenya and the Eastern African Regional markets. Its product lineup showcases a diverse range of cement products such as Cosmic Cabro, Falcon Cabro, Olympia Cabro, Tri-Hex Cabro, and Brick (Quad) Cabro. East African Portland Cement Co. Ltd. is dedicated to serving the construction industry by providing high-quality cement for various applications.


Total Kenya Limited, a subsidiary within the TOTAL Group—a global powerhouse ranked as the 4th largest Oil and Gas Company and operating in over 100 countries—is actively engaged in every facet of the petroleum industry. This encompasses exploration, production, refining, marketing, and a significant presence in the chemicals market.

Originally established in Kenya on June 13, 1955, as OZO East Africa Petroleum Company Limited, the company commenced its operations in 1959. It underwent a name change to Total Oil Products East Africa Limited on January 1, 1963. In 1988, the company made history with its Initial Public Offering (IPO), becoming the first multinational oil company to be listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange, a unique distinction it holds to this day.

On June 11, 1991, the company adopted its current name, Total Kenya Limited, marking the latest in its series of evolutions and affirming its long-standing commitment to the Kenyan market and its role in the broader energy sector.

Kenya Electricity Generating Co. Plc, known as an eminent electric power generation entity, specializes in the development, management, and operation of electric power generation facilities. The company boasts a diverse portfolio of electricity generation sources, including hydro, geothermal, thermal, and wind power. Beyond its core operations in power generation, it extends its expertise to environmental management services and offers consultancy in technical services and geothermal electricity production. Founded on February 1, 1954, and with its headquarters situated in Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya Electricity Generating Co. Plc plays a pivotal role in powering the nation and advancing sustainable energy solutions.

The Kenya Power & Lighting Co. Plc is a leading company specializing in the transmission, distribution, and retail sale of electricity. It operates across multiple geographical regions, including Nairobi, West Kenya, the Coast, and the Mount Kenya Region. Established on January 6, 1922, the company has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and plays a crucial role in the country's energy sector by ensuring reliable electricity access to its diverse customer base.

Umeme Limited, headquartered in Uganda, is a key player in the electricity distribution sector. The company's operations encompass the distribution of electricity, provision of electricity supply, and post-sale services. Its distribution activities focus on the operation, maintenance, and enhancement of the electricity distribution network, which does not exceed 33 kilovolts (KV), within its authorized service area in Uganda. The supply and post-sale services involve connecting new customers, meter reading, billing, revenue collection, addressing customer inquiries, restoring power after outages, general customer care, educating customers on energy efficiency, and promoting available power solutions. Umeme Limited has introduced Yaka, a pre-paid metering system, to streamline its services. The company has successfully completed seven projects across Uganda, serving a diverse clientele that includes domestic households, commercial businesses, street lighting, and industrial consumers. Umeme Limited's activities are solely dedicated to distributing electricity within Uganda, ensuring reliable power for its customers.


Jubilee Holdings Limited operates as an investment holding entity, with a portfolio that spans life insurance, health insurance, property and casualty insurance (also known as general insurance), retirement products, and a variety of financial services. The company serves a diverse client base across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, and Mauritius. Its operations are structured into three main segments: General, Health, and Ordinary, Group Life & Pensions.

The General segment focuses on underwriting property and liability insurance, covering a range of policies including engineering, fire, liability, marine, motor, personal accident, theft, and other miscellaneous insurances. The Health segment is dedicated to the underwriting of medical insurance policies. Meanwhile, the Ordinary, Group Life & Pensions segment encompasses life assurance, superannuation, and incidental business activities.

Beyond its core insurance offerings, Jubilee Holdings Limited also has stakes in investment and financial advisory firms, further broadening its footprint in the financial services sector.

Sanlam Kenya Plc stands as a comprehensive financial services provider, specializing in a broad spectrum of underwriting services for life and non-life insurance risks. These include coverage for death, disability, credit, mortgage, and property protection. The company operates through its subsidiaries, including Sanlam Kenya Plc and Sanlam General Insurance Limited, covering various segments such as ordinary life, superannuation, and general insurance.

In the ordinary life insurance segment, Sanlam Kenya Plc offers a range of individual life insurance products. The superannuation segment focuses on providing group insurance schemes, while the general insurance segment delivers a variety of general insurance products. The company's portfolio extends beyond insurance to encompass financial planning, retirement planning, investments, and wealth management services.

Among its product offerings are Flexi Educator Plus and FADHILI Funeral Cover for everyday insurance needs, alongside home insurance, motor comprehensive private insurance, personal accident insurance, all risk, public liability, and Flexi Hela. Sanlam Kenya Plc also offers tailored financial solutions to both individual and institutional clients across various market segments.

Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation Limited operates as a reinsurance provider, offering a wide range of reinsurance services to companies across Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The company specializes in both short-term and long-term business sectors. Within its short-term business division, it provides reinsurance products for motor, marine, aviation, fire, and accident sectors. The long-term business division focuses on reinsurance solutions for individual and group life insurance products.

Beyond its core reinsurance activities, Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation Limited engages in property acquisition and management. This includes leasing office buildings and developing office and housing projects. Established in 1970, the company has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, marking its presence as a key player in the reinsurance industry with a broad geographical outreach.

Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc, headquartered in Kenya, functions as an investment holding company with operations segmented into three distinct areas: Long-term business, Short-term business, and the Holding company operations. The Long-term insurance business segment encompasses various insurance services, including life assurance, superannuation, and industrial life assurance. The Short-term business segment, often referred to as general insurance, offers a comprehensive suite of services such as engineering insurance, fire insurance for both domestic and industrial/commercial risks, liability insurance, marine insurance, motor insurance for both private and commercial vehicles, personal accident insurance, medical insurance, theft insurance, workmen’s compensation, employer’s liability insurance, and various other insurance services.

Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc oversees several subsidiaries, including Liberty Life Assurance Kenya Limited, which specializes in life insurance; The Heritage Insurance Company Kenya Limited and Heritage Insurance Company Tanzania Limited, both of which provide a range of insurance products; and CFC Investment Limited. These subsidiaries allow Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc to offer a broad spectrum of insurance and financial services to meet the diverse needs of its clients.

Britam Holdings PLC, headquartered in Kenya, is a comprehensive provider of various financial services. The company delivers a wide array of financial solutions that encompass life assurance, general insurance, health insurance, retirement planning, asset management, property management, and banking. Its operations are categorized into five main segments: Long term insurance business, Short term insurance business, Asset Management, Property, and Corporate and Other.

The Long term insurance business segment offers customers protection against life's uncertainties, such as death, disability, critical illness, and accidents. The Short term insurance business segment focuses on safeguarding customers' assets, especially properties, catering to both personal and commercial needs. The Asset Management segment presents a suite of services, including discretionary/segregated portfolio management, wealth management, and unit trust funds. In the Property segment, Britam Holdings PLC engages in land acquisition, development, and the subsequent sale or leasing to third parties, ensuring a broad investment portfolio.

CIC Insurance Group Ltd., based in Nairobi, Kenya, is a leading provider in the insurance and financial services sector. Established in 1968, the company operates across four main segments: Long-term Business, General Insurance Business, Asset Management, and Other.

The Long-term Business segment is focused on underwriting life insurance risks, including the risk of an insured person's death. This segment encompasses contracts that require premium payments over a long term, contingent upon the life of the insured individual continuing or ending. The General Insurance Business segment offers a diverse range of products, such as motor, medical, fire, personal accident, theft, public liability, marine, engineering, miscellaneous accident, and more, catering to a variety of customer needs. The Asset Management segment includes fund management and advisory services, as well as investments, providing comprehensive financial guidance and strategies for asset growth. The Other segment captures the operations outside of Kenya, including CIC Africa Uganda, CIC Africa Malawi, and CIC Africa South Sudan, expanding the company's footprint across the African continent.


Olympia Capital Holdings Limited is a diversified investment holding company based in Kenya, with a portfolio spanning several sectors including building materials, real estate, and manufacturing. Established with a vision to create value through strategic investments in industries critical to economic development, Olympia Capital Holdings has grown to become a significant player in the East African market and beyond.

The company's journey began with a focus on the manufacturing of building materials, a sector in which it still holds considerable interest. Through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, Olympia Capital Holdings has expanded its footprint, offering a range of products from floor tiles and adhesives to fire prevention equipment, ensuring quality and innovation at the core of its offerings.

Olympia Capital Holdings is known for its strategic approach to investment, targeting areas with high growth potential and a clear path to value creation. This has not only contributed to its robust portfolio but has also enabled the company to navigate the challenges of the dynamic African market.

With a commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility, Olympia Capital Holdings places a strong emphasis on creating positive impacts within its communities. This includes engaging in practices that promote environmental conservation, enhancing social welfare, and driving economic growth through job creation and development projects.

As Olympia Capital Holdings looks to the future, it continues to explore opportunities for expansion and diversification, aiming to solidify its position as a leading investment holding company in Africa and beyond. Through strategic leadership, a dedicated team, and a clear vision, Olympia Capital Holdings is poised for continued growth and success, contributing to the continent's economic resilience and prosperity.

Centum Investment Company Limited is a leading East African investment company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. Founded in 1967, Centum has grown into a diversified investment conglomerate, focusing on a broad range of sectors including real estate, financial services, FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods), power, education, agribusiness, and health.

Centum's strategic approach is centered on creating long-term shareholder value by actively managing a portfolio of investments and seeking opportunities in high-growth areas. The company prides itself on a robust investment philosophy that emphasizes value creation, innovation, and sustainable development.

Real estate is one of Centum's flagship ventures, where the company has made significant strides in developing iconic mixed-use developments that integrate residential, commercial, and recreational facilities. These projects not only cater to the growing demand for quality urban spaces but also contribute to the economic and social development of the regions they are located in.

In the financial services sector, Centum has invested in banking and insurance, focusing on delivering innovative products and services that meet the evolving needs of consumers and businesses. The company's foray into FMCG, power generation, and education reflects its commitment to diversifying its investment portfolio and tapping into new growth frontiers.

Centum's commitment to sustainability is evident in its business operations and investment choices, aiming to achieve a positive impact on society while ensuring environmental stewardship. The company has also been at the forefront of corporate governance practices, ensuring transparency, accountability, and ethical business conduct.

Looking ahead, Centum Investment Company Limited remains focused on exploring new investment opportunities, enhancing its portfolio's performance, and contributing to the broader economic development of the East African region. Through strategic partnerships, innovation, and a dedicated team, Centum continues to pave the way for a prosperous and sustainable future.

Trans-Century Ltd is a leading infrastructure company based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a significant footprint across East Africa and beyond. Established in 1997, the company has grown to become a key player in the development of infrastructure projects, focusing on the power, infrastructure, and engineering sectors. Trans-Century's mission is to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life in Africa by providing innovative and sustainable infrastructure solutions.

The company operates through several strategic business units, including power infrastructure, where it specializes in the manufacturing of electrical cables, transformers, and switchgear, contributing to the enhancement of the power distribution network across the continent. In the engineering and infrastructure sector, Trans-Century takes on projects related to road construction, water systems, and civil engineering, showcasing its capability to deliver complex projects that meet the needs of a developing economy.

Trans-Century's investment strategy revolves around identifying high-impact projects that not only offer significant returns but also contribute to the socio-economic development of the regions in which it operates. This has involved partnering with governments, local communities, and international investors to bring critical infrastructure projects to life, thereby fostering regional integration and economic development.

Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are at the core of Trans-Century's operations. The company is committed to adopting environmentally friendly practices, promoting social development, and adhering to the highest standards of corporate governance. These principles guide Trans-Century's approach to business, ensuring long-term sustainability and positive community impact.

With a vision to be a leader in transforming Africa's infrastructure landscape, Trans-Century continues to explore new opportunities for growth and expansion. Its focus on innovation, quality, and partnership has positioned Trans-Century as a preferred partner in the infrastructure development sector, poised for further success in the years to come.

Home Afrika Ltd is a prominent real estate development company based in Nairobi, Kenya. Since its establishment in 2008, the company has made significant strides in shaping the landscape of the Kenyan real estate market, focusing on creating sustainable, integrated living environments that cater to a diverse clientele. Home Afrika's projects range from gated communities and high-rise apartments to commercial and mixed-use developments, reflecting a commitment to innovation, quality, and sustainability in every endeavor.

The company's mission is to provide high-quality, affordable housing solutions that meet the evolving needs of the African market. This vision is underpinned by a strategic approach to development, which involves careful site selection, meticulous planning, and the incorporation of green building practices to ensure the long-term viability of its projects. Home Afrika's portfolio showcases a variety of landmark projects that not only offer a high standard of living for residents but also contribute to local economies and communities.

A key factor in Home Afrika's success has been its focus on partnership and collaboration. By working closely with stakeholders, including government agencies, investors, and local communities, the company has been able to navigate the complex landscape of real estate development and deliver projects that are both innovative and impactful.

Corporate social responsibility is also a cornerstone of Home Afrika's business philosophy. The company is dedicated to creating positive social and environmental impacts, whether through the construction of community amenities, the promotion of sustainable development practices, or engagement in community upliftment programs.

As Home Afrika Ltd looks to the future, it remains committed to expanding its footprint across Kenya and into other African markets, driven by a vision to transform the continent's urban landscapes. With a focus on customer satisfaction, sustainability, and social responsibility, Home Afrika is well-positioned to continue its trajectory of growth and remain a leader in the African real estate sector.

Kurwitu Ventures Limited is a unique entity in the Kenyan financial landscape, primarily recognized for its innovative approach to investment and wealth management. Established in 2006, Kurwitu Ventures has carved a niche for itself by offering high net worth individuals and institutional investors a platform for Sharia-compliant investment opportunities. This positioning allows the company to cater to a segment of the market seeking ethical and Islamic finance options, differentiating itself within the East African financial sector.

Kurwitu Ventures operates with a vision to provide ethical, innovative, and competitive financial products and services that not only meet the financial returns criteria for investors but also adhere to Islamic finance principles. These principles emphasize risk-sharing, the prohibition of interest (riba), and ensuring that investments contribute positively to society. The company's offerings are designed to appeal to investors looking for ethical investment opportunities that align with their personal or institutional values.

The company's strategy involves identifying investment opportunities that are not only financially viable but also socially responsible and beneficial. This approach has seen Kurwitu Ventures engage in a variety of sectors, including real estate, agriculture, and renewable energy, among others. By focusing on these sectors, the company aims to generate sustainable returns for its investors while contributing to the development of the Kenyan economy and society at large.

Kurwitu Ventures' commitment to ethical and Islamic finance is further underscored by its adherence to strict governance and transparency standards. The company places a strong emphasis on corporate governance, ethical business practices, and transparency, which are critical in building trust with its investors and partners.

As Kurwitu Ventures looks to the future, it remains focused on expanding its portfolio of Sharia-compliant investment opportunities, leveraging its unique position in the market to attract a broader base of investors interested in ethical finance. The company's innovative approach to investment, combined with a commitment to sustainability and ethical practices, positions it well for continued growth and impact in the Kenyan financial sector and beyond.


Nairobi Securities Exchange Ltd (NSE) is the premier securities exchange in East Africa, located in Nairobi, Kenya. Established in 1954, the NSE has grown to become a vital component of the Kenyan economy and a pivotal platform for investment in the region. It provides a regulated marketplace where shares, bonds, and other securities are bought and sold.

The NSE operates with the mission to provide a world-class trading facility that offers investors a secure and transparent platform for trading in a wide range of financial products. Its vision is to be the leading securities exchange in Africa, recognized for innovation, efficiency, and integrity. The exchange plays a critical role in economic development by facilitating capital raising for businesses and providing investors with a vehicle for wealth creation.

As of my last update, the NSE lists a variety of securities, including equities of leading Kenyan and East African companies, government and corporate bonds, and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). It is also known for pioneering mobile-based trading in Africa, further enhancing accessibility for individual investors.

The Nairobi Securities Exchange is committed to adhering to international best practices, ensuring that its operations meet the high standards required by global investors. It operates under the oversight of the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya, ensuring a well-regulated environment that safeguards the interests of all market participants.

The NSE's contribution to the regional economy is significant, not just in providing a platform for raising capital, but also in fostering financial literacy and inclusion among the wider population. Looking to the future, the Nairobi Securities Exchange aims to continue its trajectory of innovation and growth, leveraging technology and new financial products to enhance market depth and accessibility, solidifying its position as a leading financial hub in Africa.


B.O.C Kenya Ltd, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), is a leading supplier of industrial, medical, and special gases in Kenya. The company, part of the global Linde Group, has established a reputation for excellence and reliability in the provision of gas products and related equipment to various sectors, including healthcare, food processing, welding, and manufacturing, among others.

Founded in the early 20th century, B.O.C Kenya Ltd has a long history of innovation and service in the Kenyan market. Its product lineup includes oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide, and a range of specialty gases designed to meet the specific needs of its diverse clientele. Beyond gases, the company also offers welding products and accessories, providing a comprehensive solution for clients in need of high-quality industrial products.

B.O.C Kenya Ltd is committed to safety and environmental sustainability, adhering to strict standards in the handling, storage, and distribution of its products. This commitment is integral to its operations, ensuring that it not only meets but exceeds regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

The company's success is underpinned by a robust distribution network, advanced manufacturing facilities, and a deep understanding of the local market. These strengths enable B.O.C Kenya Ltd to maintain its position as a market leader, offering reliable and efficient services to its customers.

As a listed entity on the NSE, B.O.C Kenya Ltd demonstrates transparency and accountability in its financial and corporate governance practices, fostering trust among investors, customers, and partners. The company's performance on the stock exchange reflects its solid business fundamentals and the confidence of the investment community in its future prospects.

Looking ahead, B.O.C Kenya Ltd aims to continue its growth trajectory, exploring new technologies, expanding its product range, and entering new markets. With a focus on innovation and customer service, the company is well-positioned to meet the evolving needs of its clients and to contribute to the industrial and economic development of Kenya and the broader East African region.

British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya Ltd is a prominent player in the tobacco industry, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). As part of the global British American Tobacco Group, one of the world's leading tobacco and nicotine companies, BAT Kenya has established a strong presence in the Kenyan market, offering a diverse portfolio of tobacco products that cater to various consumer preferences.

Founded in the early 20th century, BAT Kenya has a long-standing history in the country, underpinning its deep understanding of the market dynamics and consumer needs. The company's product range includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and more recently, alternative nicotine delivery systems as part of its global commitment to providing 'Reduced Risk Products' (RRPs). These initiatives align with the broader corporate strategy aimed at reducing the health impact of its products.

BAT Kenya's operations span from leaf growing and processing to product manufacturing and distribution, making it a key player in the Kenyan economy. It supports thousands of jobs directly and indirectly, including a network of local tobacco farmers who are integral to its supply chain.

The company places a strong emphasis on sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Its efforts include initiatives aimed at reducing environmental impact, supporting community development, and ensuring high standards of corporate governance and ethics. BAT Kenya is committed to operating in a way that contributes positively to society and the environment while delivering shareholder value.

As a listed entity, BAT Kenya demonstrates transparency and accountability in its financial reporting and corporate governance practices. Its performance on the NSE is closely watched by investors and analysts, reflecting its significance in the Kenyan market and its contribution to the overall economy.

Looking forward, BAT Kenya continues to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the evolving tobacco and nicotine market, focusing on innovation, sustainability, and consumer preferences. With its strong brand portfolio, extensive distribution network, and commitment to high operational standards, BAT Kenya is poised to maintain its leadership position in the industry while adapting to global trends and local market needs.

Carbacid Investments Ltd is a leading carbon dioxide manufacturer and supplier listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) in Kenya. Founded in 1961, the company has established itself as a cornerstone in the East African industrial landscape, specializing in the production and supply of high-quality carbon dioxide for a wide range of applications, including industrial, medical, and food processing uses.

Carbacid Investments Ltd prides itself on its state-of-the-art production facilities, which are geared towards the efficient and environmentally friendly extraction and purification of carbon dioxide. The company sources CO2 primarily from natural underground reservoirs, ensuring a product that is both pure and reliable. This method of production places Carbacid at the forefront of sustainable practices within the industry, aligning with global standards for environmental conservation and sustainability.

Over the years, Carbacid Investments Ltd has diversified its operations to ensure stability and growth. Its subsidiary, Carbacid (CO2) Ltd, directly handles the carbon dioxide business, while investments in other sectors are managed through a strategic portfolio that includes stakes in the food and beverage industry, among others. This diversification strategy has enabled Carbacid Investments Ltd to mitigate risk and capitalize on new opportunities, ensuring a strong financial performance and resilience in the face of market fluctuations.

The company's commitment to quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainability has cemented its position as a preferred supplier of carbon dioxide in the region. Carbacid Investments Ltd serves a broad clientele, ranging from large multinational corporations to local businesses, each relying on the company's proven track record of delivering products that meet the highest standards of purity and reliability.

As a publicly listed company, Carbacid Investments Ltd maintains a high level of transparency and corporate governance, fostering trust and confidence among investors, partners, and customers alike. Its performance on the NSE is reflective of its solid business fundamentals, strategic vision, and the ongoing demand for its products.

Looking ahead, Carbacid Investments Ltd is poised for continued growth and innovation, with a focus on expanding its market reach, enhancing operational efficiencies, and contributing to the sustainable development of the communities and environments in which it operates. With a strong foundation and a clear strategic direction, Carbacid Investments Ltd remains a key player in Kenya's industrial sector and a valuable asset to investors.

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East African Breweries Ltd (EABL), listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), is one of the leading alcohol beverage companies in East Africa, with a rich history dating back to 1922. As a part of Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, EABL operates across a geographic landscape that includes Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and South Sudan, among others. The company's diverse portfolio encompasses some of the most well-known beer, spirits, and non-alcoholic drink brands in the region.

EABL is renowned for its wide array of products, which cater to a broad spectrum of consumer preferences and price points. Its flagship brands include Tusker (one of Africa's largest selling beer brands), Bell Lager, Serengeti Premium Lager, and Guinness, as well as a comprehensive range of spirits like Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff Vodka, and Baileys, to name a few. The company also focuses on innovation, regularly introducing new products to meet evolving consumer tastes and preferences.

Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are integral to EABL's operations. The company is committed to promoting responsible drinking, environmental conservation, and community engagement initiatives. EABL’s sustainability strategy focuses on water stewardship, reducing carbon emissions, sourcing ingredients locally, and supporting community development projects, which underscores its commitment to creating a positive impact on society and the environment.

EABL operates under a multi-market model, with state-of-the-art breweries, distilleries, and distribution networks across its territories. This strategic presence allows the company to efficiently serve its markets while maintaining high standards of quality and innovation. EABL’s strong distribution network ensures wide availability of its brands, reinforcing the company's dominant position in the East African beverages market.

The company's listing on the NSE has not only provided it with access to capital to fund its growth initiatives but has also established EABL as a significant component of the East African financial market, attracting both local and international investors. EABL’s performance on the stock exchange is closely watched, reflecting its pivotal role in the regional economy.

Looking forward, East African Breweries Ltd aims to continue its growth trajectory through strategic investments in its core markets, expanding its product portfolio, and enhancing operational efficiencies. By doing so, EABL is well-positioned to maintain its leadership in the East African beverages sector, drive shareholder value, and contribute positively to the economies and communities it serves.

Mumias Sugar Company Limited was once a leading sugar manufacturer in Kenya, renowned for its significant contribution to the country's agricultural and manufacturing sectors. Listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), Mumias Sugar had established itself as a flagship company in Kenya's sugar industry, with a vast operation that encompassed sugar production, ethanol, water bottling, and co-generation of electricity.

Founded in the early 1970s in the Mumias district, western Kenya, the company played a pivotal role in the economic development of the region, providing employment and supporting the livelihoods of thousands of sugarcane farmers through its outgrower system. Mumias Sugar was not only pivotal in satisfying local demand for sugar but also made strides in the export market, contributing significantly to Kenya's export earnings.

The company's product portfolio included various grades of sugar, as well as by-products like molasses, which were used in the production of ethanol and animal feeds. Its commitment to innovation and sustainability was evident in its ventures into ethanol production and electricity co-generation, leveraging the by-products of the sugar manufacturing process.

However, Mumias Sugar faced numerous challenges over the years, including management issues, financial difficulties, and competition from imported sugar, which significantly impacted its operations and profitability. Despite government interventions and restructuring efforts, the company struggled to return to its former glory.

As of my last update in April 2023, Mumias Sugar Company Limited had faced significant operational and financial challenges, leading to a suspension from trading on the NSE. The future of the company was uncertain, with discussions around its revival, restructuring, or potential buy-out by private investors being key topics of interest among stakeholders.

Mumias Sugar Company Limited's story is reflective of the broader challenges faced by the sugar industry in Kenya and highlights the need for sustainable management practices, diversification, and strategic planning to navigate the complexities of the global sugar market and ensure long-term viability.

Unga Group Ltd is a prominent agribusiness company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) in Kenya. With a rich history dating back to 1908, Unga Group has grown to become a leading player in the East African region, specializing in the milling of wheat and maize and the manufacture of a variety of human nutrition and animal nutrition products. The company's commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction has enabled it to establish a strong brand presence in the market.

Unga Group's product portfolio includes a wide range of flour products under various brand names, catering to diverse consumer needs and preferences. In addition to its core flour milling business, the company has diversified into the production of animal feeds and other value-added food products, further solidifying its position in the agribusiness sector.

Sustainability and social responsibility are key pillars of Unga Group's business philosophy. The company places a strong emphasis on sustainable sourcing practices, environmental conservation, and community engagement initiatives. By adopting these principles, Unga Group aims to ensure the long-term viability of its operations while making a positive impact on society and the environment.

Unga Group operates through a network of state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and distribution channels, ensuring the consistent delivery of high-quality products to its customers. The company's commitment to innovation is evident in its continuous investment in research and development activities, aimed at enhancing product quality and meeting the evolving needs of the market.

As a publicly listed company, Unga Group maintains high standards of corporate governance and transparency, fostering trust and confidence among its stakeholders. The company's performance on the NSE is closely monitored by investors, reflecting its significance in the Kenyan economy and the broader East African region.

Looking ahead, Unga Group Ltd is poised for continued growth, driven by its strategic focus on product diversification, operational efficiency, and market expansion. With its long-standing heritage, strong brand equity, and commitment to sustainability, Unga Group is well-positioned to maintain its leadership in the agribusiness sector and contribute to the economic development of the region.

Eveready East Africa Ltd is a notable player in the East African market, primarily known for its distribution of a wide range of battery products and other associated electrical goods. Listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), the company has been a household name in Kenya and the broader East African region, offering quality and reliable products to its consumers for several decades.

Established with the aim of providing power solutions to the region, Eveready East Africa Ltd has diversified its product portfolio to include not just batteries of various sizes and capacities but also flashlights and other lighting products. The brand has become synonymous with durability and reliability, catering to both retail and commercial needs.

The company’s history in East Africa is marked by its commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction. Despite facing challenges such as competition from cheaper imports and counterfeit products, Eveready East Africa Ltd has maintained its market presence through strategic partnerships, brand loyalty, and a focus on quality assurance.

Eveready East Africa Ltd has also been involved in various corporate social responsibility initiatives, contributing to the welfare of the communities within its operational footprint. These activities demonstrate the company’s commitment to sustainable business practices and its role as a responsible corporate citizen.

Over the years, Eveready East Africa Ltd has adapted its business model to navigate the changing market dynamics, including diversifying its product offerings and exploring new business ventures beyond its traditional battery and lighting products.

As a listed entity on the NSE, Eveready East Africa Ltd is committed to maintaining high standards of transparency and governance, fostering trust and confidence among its shareholders and the investment community at large. Looking forward, the company aims to continue leveraging its strong brand heritage and market knowledge to drive growth and expand its footprint in the East African region, capitalizing on emerging opportunities in the energy and electrical products market.

Kenya Orchards Ltd is a distinguished company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) that specializes in the production and distribution of processed fruits, vegetables, and other food products. Founded in the early 20th century, originally under the name Kenya Orchards & Canners Limited, the company has a long-standing history in Kenya’s agribusiness sector, playing a significant role in the local agricultural landscape.

The company's product range includes a wide variety of canned fruits and vegetables, jams, spices, and ready-to-eat snacks, catering to diverse consumer preferences and dietary needs. Over the years, Kenya Orchards Ltd has built a reputation for quality and reliability, ensuring that its products meet high standards of safety and nutritional value. This commitment to quality has enabled the company to establish a loyal customer base both within Kenya and in the international market.

Kenya Orchards Ltd operates with a strong focus on sustainable agricultural practices and ethical sourcing, working closely with local farmers and suppliers to procure the best quality raw materials. This approach not only supports the local agricultural community but also ensures the traceability and freshness of the products.

As a company listed on the NSE, Kenya Orchards Ltd upholds high standards of corporate governance and transparency, making it a trusted and respected name among investors and stakeholders. The company’s performance on the stock exchange reflects its solid business fundamentals and its commitment to growth and profitability.

Looking ahead, Kenya Orchards Ltd aims to continue expanding its product offerings and exploring new markets, leveraging its rich heritage, and expertise in food processing. By adopting innovative technologies and staying abreast of consumer trends, Kenya Orchards Ltd is poised for further success, contributing to Kenya's agribusiness sector's development and offering consumers high-quality, nutritious food products.

Flame Tree Group Holdings Ltd is an innovative and diversified manufacturing and trading company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Established in Kenya, Flame Tree Group has expanded its operations across several African countries, demonstrating a robust growth trajectory and a strategic vision for the future. The company operates through a portfolio of brands and businesses across various sectors, including plastics, cosmetics, snacks, spices, and water storage solutions.

The group is renowned for its commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction, driving its success in highly competitive markets. Flame Tree Group's product range is vast, catering to both consumer and industrial needs. In the consumer segment, its cosmetics and food products have become household names, admired for their quality and affordability. Meanwhile, the company's plastics and water storage solutions address critical needs in the construction and agricultural sectors, among others.

One of the key strengths of Flame Tree Group Holdings Ltd is its ability to innovate and adapt to market demands. The company invests in research and development to enhance its product offerings and to venture into new categories, staying ahead of industry trends and customer expectations. This forward-thinking approach has enabled Flame Tree Group to carve out a significant market presence across East Africa and beyond.

Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are integral to Flame Tree Group's operations. The company is committed to environmental stewardship, ethical practices, and contributing positively to the communities in which it operates. These values are reflected in its business operations and in the way it engages with customers, employees, and stakeholders.

As a publicly listed entity on the NSE, Flame Tree Group Holdings Ltd upholds high standards of transparency and accountability, fostering trust and confidence among its investors and partners. The company's listing on the NSE has not only provided it with access to capital to fuel its growth strategies but also placed it under the scrutiny of the public and financial markets, driving it towards operational excellence and innovation.

Looking ahead, Flame Tree Group Holdings Ltd is poised for further growth, with plans to expand its footprint, explore new markets, and introduce innovative products. The company's dynamic approach to business, combined with its commitment to quality and sustainability, positions it well to take advantage of emerging opportunities and to continue delivering value to its customers, employees, and shareholders.


Safaricom PLC stands as a titan in the telecommunications sector, not just within its home base of Kenya but across Africa. Founded in 1997, the company has evolved from offering basic telephony services to becoming a comprehensive provider of telecommunications and digital services. Safaricom is publicly listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and is renowned for its innovative spirit, particularly for its trailblazing mobile money service, M-PESA, which has significantly transformed financial transactions in the region.

Safaricom's core offerings encompass mobile and fixed voice services, data services, SMS, internet connectivity, and financial services through M-PESA. This vast array of services caters to a broad spectrum of customers, from individuals to small businesses and large enterprises, facilitating communication, commerce, and financial inclusion across the socio-economic divide.

The introduction of M-PESA in 2007 was a game-changer, not only for Safaricom but for mobile financial services globally. As a pioneering mobile banking and payment service, M-PESA has empowered millions of people without access to conventional banking, revolutionizing the way transactions are conducted, and contributing significantly to economic growth and financial inclusion in Kenya and other markets where the service has been introduced.

Safaricom's commitment to innovation is matched by its dedication to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. The company actively participates in community development projects, focusing on education, health, and environmental conservation, underpinned by its philosophy of transforming lives. Its operations are guided by the principle of responsible business practices, aimed at ensuring a positive impact on society and the environment.

The company's leadership in the market is supported by a significant investment in network infrastructure, ensuring high-quality service delivery across the country and facilitating the expansion of its service portfolio into new digital areas, including e-commerce and digital broadcasting.

Looking forward, Safaricom PLC aims to continue its trajectory of growth by exploring new technologies and markets, particularly focusing on expanding the reach and capabilities of M-PESA, and reinforcing its position as a leader in driving digital transformation and financial inclusion in Africa. With a solid foundation, a clear vision, and a commitment to innovation and sustainability, Safaricom PLC is poised for continued success and impact in the telecommunications industry and beyond.


Stanlib Fahari I-REIT, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), is a pioneering real estate investment trust (REIT) in Kenya, offering investors a unique opportunity to participate in the real estate market through a publicly traded instrument. Established and managed by STANLIB Kenya, a subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group, one of Africa's largest financial services groups, Fahari I-REIT aims to provide consistent income streams and capital growth to its investors by investing in a diversified portfolio of real estate assets across Kenya.

The REIT's portfolio typically includes a mix of commercial, industrial, and retail properties, strategically selected to optimize returns. By pooling funds from individual and institutional investors, Stanlib Fahari I-REIT enables participants to invest in large-scale real estate projects that would otherwise be beyond their reach. This approach not only democratizes access to the real estate sector but also provides liquidity, as shares of the REIT can be bought and sold on the NSE.

One of the key attractions of Stanlib Fahari I-REIT is its potential to offer investors a steady income in the form of dividends, derived from rental income generated by its property portfolio. This feature, combined with the possibility of capital appreciation in the value of its real estate assets, makes it an appealing option for those looking to diversify their investment portfolios beyond traditional stocks and bonds.

Since its listing, Stanlib Fahari I-REIT has been instrumental in promoting the growth and development of the REIT market in Kenya, providing a benchmark for transparency, governance, and performance in the sector. Its presence on the NSE highlights the evolving sophistication of Kenya's financial markets and the growing interest in alternative investment vehicles that offer both income generation and diversification benefits.

As the Kenyan real estate market continues to grow, Stanlib Fahari I-REIT is well-positioned to capitalize on emerging opportunities, leveraging its expertise and the financial backing of its parent company to enhance its portfolio and deliver value to its investors.

Laptrust Imara I-REIT, a recent addition to the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), represents an innovative investment vehicle designed to offer investors exposure to the infrastructure and real estate sector in Kenya. Managed by Laptrust, a trusted entity with a rich heritage in pension fund management, the Imara I-REIT aims to leverage the growth potential of Kenya's real estate market to provide attractive returns to its investors.

Investment Focus

The primary focus of Laptrust Imara I-REIT is on infrastructure-related real estate assets, including but not limited to commercial properties, residential developments, and other infrastructure projects that demonstrate potential for high yield and capital appreciation. By investing in a diversified portfolio of such assets, the REIT seeks to mitigate risk while capitalizing on the sector's growth.

Investor Benefits

Laptrust Imara I-REIT offers individual and institutional investors a chance to participate in the real estate market with a relatively low entry barrier. The REIT format provides liquidity through the NSE, allowing investors to buy and sell shares easily. Moreover, it promises regular income distribution from rental yields and potential capital gains, making it an attractive option for those looking to diversify their investment portfolios.

Governance and Management

With Laptrust at the helm, investors are assured of transparent and professional management, adhering to the highest standards of corporate governance. Laptrust's expertise in fund and asset management is expected to drive the strategic acquisition, development, and management of properties within the REIT's portfolio, ensuring sustainable growth and maximization of shareholder value.

Market Outlook

The Kenyan real estate sector has shown resilience and growth potential, making it an appealing area for investment. Infrastructure development, in particular, is a critical component of Kenya's Vision 2030, promising ongoing opportunities for entities like Laptrust Imara I-REIT. With its strategic focus and professional management, the REIT is well-positioned to leverage these opportunities for the benefit of its investors.


Laptrust Imara I-REIT represents a forward-thinking approach to real estate investment in Kenya, offering a blend of income generation and capital growth prospects. Its listing on the NSE not only broadens the market's investment options but also underscores the growing appeal and potential of real estate as a key investment sector in the region.


New Gold Issuer (RP) Ltd, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), represents a notable financial innovation in the Kenyan and broader African investment landscape. This entity is primarily known for issuing gold-backed securities, specifically designed to offer investors the opportunity to invest in gold without the necessity of physical ownership. These securities, often structured as Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) or similar financial instruments, are pegged to the current market value of gold, providing a direct correlation to gold's price movements.

By enabling investment in gold through a regulated stock exchange, New Gold Issuer (RP) Ltd provides a highly accessible, liquid, and transparent method for investors to diversify their portfolios with gold, a historically safe-haven asset. The appeal of such an investment vehicle lies in its combination of the inherent stability of gold with the convenience of trading shares on an exchange. Investors can buy and sell their holdings in New Gold Issuer (RP) Ltd with ease, much like any other listed security, avoiding the logistical and security concerns associated with storing physical gold.

The introduction of New Gold Issuer (RP) Ltd's gold-backed securities on the NSE marked a significant milestone, broadening the scope of investment options available to both retail and institutional investors in the region. It reflects the growing sophistication of the African financial markets and the increasing appetite for diverse and complex investment products.

As an investment product, New Gold Issuer (RP) Ltd’s offerings are particularly attractive during times of economic uncertainty or high inflation, when investors often seek out gold as a store of value. The company’s presence in the NSE portfolio underscores the exchange’s commitment to providing innovative and varied investment opportunities, catering to the evolving needs of the market.

Investing through New Gold Issuer (RP) Ltd allows participants in the Kenyan market and beyond to leverage the benefits of gold investments, including portfolio diversification, risk management, and potential hedge against inflation, through a familiar and regulated exchange platform.


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