C&R Group (C&R) is a company with a 30-year history in share registry with operations in Ken-ya and Uganda.
C&R Group’s history began in 1986, then operating as Barclays Advisory & Registrars Services (BARS), an in-house department of the Barclays Bank of Kenya, to offer share registry services to the banks’ shareholders, after Barclay's listing in Nairobi Securities Exchange the same year. In 1991, BARS was incorporated to offer similar services commercially to other listed companies and grew to become the largest Shares Registrar in Kenya. During a business review in 2006, the Bank restructured and sold some non-core businesses, including BARS, which was sold as an on-going concern. The company was renamed Custody & Registrars Services Ltd and remains the market leader in shares registrar’s services, enjoying a majority market share of all listed companies trad- ing at the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
C&R has grown from strength to strength, expanding for strategic growth into related Business Process Outsourcing services and expanding into the wider East African market with an office in Uganda. In-line with this growth, and to reflect its wider service offering, Custody & Registrars Services (Kenya) Limited and Custody & Registrars Services (Uganda) Limited operates under the trading name C&R Group. The divisions under the group umbrella are;-
To be the pre-eminent providers of share registrar and business processing outsourcing services in Kenya and East Africa. This long-term goal is set to be realized through our Core Values: Efficiency, Integrity, Security, Innovation and Service Excellence.
To reward the confidence that our customers, staff and stakeholders place in us by providing the most innovative services, in a conducive working environment and producing the best returns.
Head Office, 6th floor, Bruce House, Standard Street,
4th Floor DTB Centre Kampala Road