The bank was incorporated as a private limited liability company with the name Security Guarantee Trust Limited and was solely owned by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) on 7 February 1975. The bank’s name was established as SSB on 24 February 1976 when SSNIT changed its name from Security Guarantee Trust Limited to Social Security Bank Limited. Bank of Ghana granted it license to operate as a bank on 17 September 1976. The Bank officially opens to the public on 17th January 1977 with the first Branch, Accra Main located on the ground floor of the Head office. The next branch to be opened is the North Industrial Area branch.

The Bank successfully merges with the National Savings & Credit Bank a commercial bank jointly owned by Government and Bank of Ghana were merged and retains the name Social Security Bank Ltd. in May 1994.  The following year, the Government of Ghana divested its 21% stake in the bank and it was converted to a public limited liability company as part of its preparations toward the Company’s Initial Public Offer, the bank officially listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange on October 13, 1995.

A consortium made up of Blakeney Management Corporation UK, Morgan Stanley, Quantum (Soros) Emerging Market Investment Corporation and others, appointing Allied Irish Banks PLC is as technical partner bought 52% of SSB Bank’s issued shares in 1991.  SSB Bank changed its name from Social Security Bank Limited to SSB Bank Limited in 1998, around December 1991, Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) acquires 20% stake in the Bank.  

 In March 2003, Societe Générale one of the largest banks in the world acquired 51% stake in SSB Bank Ltd  In March 2004, the Bank changed its name to SG-SSB Limited to signify the Bank’s new status as a subsidiary of Societe Générale Group and in 2013 rebranded as Société Générale Ghana (SOGEGH) to conform to the group name Société Générale. Currently, SG holds 52% of shares

  • ISIN Code: GH0000000201
  • Issued shares: 333,893,894
  • Authorised Shares: 500,000,000
  • Registrars: NTHC Limited
  • Location: Ring Road Central, Accra
  • Address: P.O. Box 13119, Accra-North
  • Telephone: 030 220 2001 / 057 760 6464
  • Fax: 030 224 8920
  • Email:
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