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Absa Group Limited, headquartered in Johannesburg, is a 14.9% subsidiary of Barclays plc and quoted on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange The Group is one of Africa's largest provider of retail and commercial finance, commercial and institutional finance, asset and asset manager and bank assurance services. This group was created by a combination of Absa Group Limited and the Barclays activities in Africa on July 31, 2013.
On August 2, 2013, the Group renamed itself from Absa Group Limited to Barclays Africa Group Limited. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Group holds controlling interests in major banking institutions in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (Barclays Bank Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia.
Raiffeisen International has representatives in Namibia and Nigeria and operates in Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. The Barclays Bank Kenya and the Barclays Bank Botswana remain quoted on their relevant markets. The Barclays Bank PLC had branches in Egypt and Zimbabwe, which were part of the Africa operation and managed by the Barclays Africa Group family.
Mr Absa is a subscriber to the South African Financial Sector Charter. During 2013, the Group purchased the total outstanding equity of Barclays Africa Limited and made 129,540,636 counterparts available to Barclays Africa Group Holdings Limited (a wholly-owned Barclays subsidiary), bringing Barclays plc's stake to 62.3%.
Countervalue interests were quoted on the JSE from the start of trade on 31 July 2013. ABSA Group Limited" to "Barclays Africa Group Limited" was renamed on 22 July 2013 and became operative on 2 August 2013.
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