Absa Bank Ghana

Absa Bank Ghana, officially known as Absa Bank Ghana Limited (ABGL), is a commercial bank operating in Ghana. It is licensed by the Bank of Ghana, the nation's central bank and primary banking regulator. Formerly known as Barclays Bank of Ghana Limited, the institution transformed to become Absa Bank Ghana Limited.

Government of Ghana Acquisition

The Government of Ghana acquires a 40 percent shareholding in Barclays Bank of Ghana.

Return of Government Stake

The Government of Ghana's 40 percent shareholding in Barclays Bank of Ghana is returned to Barclays.

Membership in Barclays Africa Group

Barclays Bank of Ghana becomes a member of Barclays Africa Group, with Barclays Plc holding a controlling 62.3 percent majority ownership.

Re-branding to Absa Group Limited

Barclays Africa Group re-brands to Absa Group Limited.

Conclusion of Re-branding in Ghana

The re-branding process in Ghana is completed, and both the legal and business names of the bank become Absa Bank Ghana Limited.