In 1995, Chase Bank was just an idea. That idea can trace its origins to when a group of local investors got together to buy out a bank that was then under Central Bank of Kenya statutory management.The bank effectively began operations in January 1996 in the lakeside town of Kisumu, in Western Kenya. In 1997, the bank moved its headquarters to the capital city of Nairobi. The Kisumu branch was closed in 2000 as part of rationalization measures. Today the bank has branches in strategic locations in the City Centre, at the Village Market, Hurlingham, Parklands, Eastleigh and Mombasa. To illustrate our journey, below are a few highlights of our success over the years.