Barclays Bank Ghana will from the 10th of next month be called Absa Bank Ghana Limited. The announcement was contained in an email sent to customers of the Bank on the early hours of Wednesday, 22nd January.
Absa Group Limited is Barclays Ghana’s parent company and is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa.
It is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups, offering an integrated set of products and services across personal and business banking; corporate and investment banking; and wealth, investment management and insurance.
The Group has a presence in 12 African countries: Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Uganda, Seychelles, South Africa (Absa Bank), Tanzania (Barclays Bank Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. The Group also has representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Zambia, and an international representative office in London with one soon to be opened in New York.
The Absa Group is one of the largest banking groups in Africa, with a balance sheet of more than $ 90 billion (as of December 2018). You can bank with us as safely as you always have.
Absa’s ambition is to become a proudly African bank with global scalability, that is forward looking and fit for the digital age.