- Incisive, practical, discreet, wise
- Warm, innovative, far-sighted
- Energetic, passionate, uncommon
- Dependable and confident
- Supportive, helpful and accommodating
Skye Bank (SL) Limited is a leading financial institution in Sierra Leone and ranked among the top 10 banks in the country. We offer excellent banking services, anchored by our team of seasoned and dedicated staff. Skye Bank (SL) Limited was incorporated in Sierra Leone on 10th August 2007 as a Private Limited Liability Company, a subsidiary of Polaris Bank Limited. In accordance with the then Banking Act 2000, it was licensed by the Bank of Sierra Leone (‘BSL’) on 19th August 2009 to carry on banking business in Sierra Leone.
Polaris Bank was a large financial services provider in West Africa and Central Africa. With headquarters in Nigeria, the bank maintains subsidiaries in Sierra Leone, the Gambia, the Republic of Guinea, Liberia, Angola, and Equatorial Guinea. In August 2019, Polaris Bank decided to sell off their subsidiaries in Sierra Leone to SIFAX Nigeria Limited.
SIFAX NIGERIA LIMITED began operations as SIFAX Nigeria Limited in 1988, started as a freight forwarding agency in Lagos, Nigeria. Services rendered at its inception included freight forwarding, haulage, and warehousing operations, as well as adjunct import and export support services.
Skye Bank (SL) Limited operates as one of the leading financial services companies in Sierra Leone and provides facets of financial products and services powered by a purpose-built technological framework that supports the service delivery process to customers. Skye Bank (SL) Limited operates through Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Treasury, Corporate and Investment Banking segments.
The Retail Banking segment provides private banking services, individual customer current accounts, deposits, investment savings products, custody, credit and debit cards, consumer loans, and mortgages.
The Commercial Banking segment provides current accounts, deposits, overdrafts, loans, and other credit facilities, foreign currency, and derivative products.
The Treasury, Corporate, and Investment Banking segment provides financial instruments trading, structured financing, and corporate leasing.
To continuously challenge ourselves to be the most preferred financial institution in Sierra Leone
To consistently provide innovative and convenient financial services, through a highly motivated team of enterprising professionals to the benefit of all stakeholders.
Skye Bank (SL) Limited is a significant player in the corporate banking platform in Sierra Leone with strong competencies in Project Financing and Foreign Exchange transactions amongst others. We are ever ready to support our customers in exploring business opportunities in the Public and Private sectors in the emerging Sierra Leonean economy.
The Bank continues to drive customer acquisition by offering superior customer services and providing excellent customer experiences across all touch points. Our belief is that happy customers breed happier customers and this has yielded a consistently higher customer acquisition and retention volume.
Skye Bank has asserted itself as the choice bank for a lot of customers. This has helped the bank remain highly profitable as demonstrated in the impressive figures from its audited financials.