Gold Sponsor I&M Bank was founded in 1974 as a financial services company and later converted to a commercial bank.I&M Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of I&M Group PLC (previously known as I&M Holdings PLC), a public company, listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). The bank possesses a rich heritage in banking. Started in 1974, it evolved from a community financial institution to a publicly listed major regional commercial bank offering a full range of corporate and retail banking services.From June 2013, I&M Bank shares are publicly traded in the Nairobi Stock Exchange through the acquisition of its entire shareholding by I&M Group Plc (previously known as I&M Holdings PLC), a publicly listed company. Media Sponsor The Standard Group Plc is a multi-media organization with investments in media platforms spanning newspaper print operations, television, radio broadcasting, digital and online services. The Standard Group is recognized as a leading multi-media house in Kenya with a key influence in matters of national and international interest. Our various media platforms include: The Standard newspaper, KTN, KTN News, Radio Maisha, The Nairobian weekly newspaper, Standard Digital, The Standard Entertainment, Ktn Farmers, KTN Burudani, Spice Fm, Vybes Radio.