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Britam Holdings Limited, formerly known as British-American Investments Company Ltd, is a diversified financial services company based in Kenya. The company, founded in 1965 and now commonly known as Britam, is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, with subsidiaries in Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, and Mozambique. The flagship company of the group is the British-American Insurance Company (Kenya) Limited, commonly referred to by its brand name Britam Kenya. In 2011, Britam listed its shares on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.

Britam operates in the following four segments: Long Term Insurance: protection of customers against the risk of premature death, disability, critical illness and other accidents; Life Insurance: a range of products including unit linked products, education plans, whole life plans, and other conventional products; Short Term Insurance: protection of assets, particularly properties, for both personal and commercial business; Asset Management: discretionary and/or segregated portfolio management services, wealth management services, as well as unit trust funds.

Britam Holdings Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Britam is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “BRIT”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:BRIT is KE2000002192. Britam Holdings Limited is currently the 18th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 13.7 billion, which makes about 0.772% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

BRIT5.42 ▾ 0.20 (3.56%)
2 days ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price5.26
Day’s High Price5.62
Traded Volume7,200
Number of Deals12
Gross Turnover39,040.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding2.52B
Market Capitalization13.7B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

BRIT Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Britam Holdings Limited (BRIT) is KES 5.42. BRIT closed its last trading day (Friday, May 24, 2024) at 5.42 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 3.6% drop from its previous closing price of 5.62 KES. Britam began the year with a share price of 4.79 KES and has since gained 13.2% on that price valuation, ranking it 16th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Britam Holdings is the 23rd most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Feb 21 - May 24, 2024). BRIT has traded a total volume of 2.95 million shares—in 963 deals—valued at KES 16 million over the period, with an average of 46,832 traded shares per session. A volume high of 585,800 was achieved on April 25th, and a low of 300 on April 23rd, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Britam on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of Britam Holdings Limited

Britam Holdings Limited operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Insurance industry. The company is led by Dr. Benson Irungu Wairegi (71) as its Group Managing Director. The company's board of directors, chaired by Walter Andrew Hollas, is composed of 12 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Wairegi, Benson Irungu (Dr.)
    Group Managing Director
  2. Hollas, Walter Andrew
    Non-Executive Chairman
  3. Karama, Mohamed Said
    Non-Executive Deputy Chairman
  4. Munga, Peter K. (Dr.)
    Non-Executive Director
  5. Kiruki, Nancy K. (Mrs)
    Company Secretary
  6. Mbaru, Jimnah M.
    Non-Executive Director
  7. Kigen, Caroline
    Non-Executive Director
  8. Loner, Marianne
    Non-Executive Director
  9. Odo, George
    Non-Executive Director
  10. Wandera, Stephen
    Non-Executive Director
  11. Minter, Christopher
    Non-Executive Director
  12. Ossiya, Josephine
    Non-Executive Director

Factsheet of Britam Holdings Limited

Britam Centre, Upper Hill, P. O. Box 30375-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
+254-703-094-000, +254-202-833-000, +254-705-100-100

BRIT Industrial Market Competitors

Britam Holdings Limited, issuers of the BRIT stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Insurance industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

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  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange


  1. CorelinsCorelins
    Oct 11, 2023 17:40 GMT

    Nothing good about the company from 2015 to date.

  2. MatthewMatthew
    Jul 25, 2022 07:14 GMT

    Hello.kindly can someone please take me through the investments rates because I really want to invest in you guys

    1. IanIan
      Jan 19, 2024 06:01 GMT

      Kindly reach me out via the number +254720292800 for assistance to start trading in the stock market.

  3. CollinsCollins
    Jun 1, 2022 00:08 GMT

    What percentage of Britam shares is listed on the NSE?

  4. SimonSimon
    Jun 12, 2020 13:22 GMT

    Anyone with an idea what's happening at Britum - high spike against all odds?

    1. MargeMarge
      Jun 13, 2020 18:09 GMT

      Looking at the volumes traded it looks like foreign investment

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