Access Bank Zambia Limited in Advanced Discussions with Cavmont Capital Holdings Zambia Plc Regarding Merger of Cavmont Bank Limited

Access Bank Plc (“Access Bank”) announces today that its wholly owned subsidiary in Zambia, Access Bank Zambia Limited (“Access Bank Zambia”) has entered into exclusive discussions with Cavmont Capital Holdings Zambia Plc (“Cavmont Capital”) regarding a potential transaction between Access Bank Zambia and Cavmont Bank Limited (“Cavmont Bank”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Cavmont Capital.