The Bank’s day-today operations are governed by its Charter which conforms with international best practice in governance matters. The Bank’s clients are also required to operate under internationally acceptable governance standards.
The Bank has four categories of shareholders, namely:
comprising African governments, central banks, African regional and sub-regional institutions
consisting of African private investors and financial institutions
made up of non-African financial institutions, export credit agencies and private investors
a new category created in December 2012, under which any person or entity can be allotted shares.
The Bank’s authorized capital is US$ 5 billion.