Access Bank consolidates operations in East Africa, completes acquisition of BancABC Tanzania

Date:

June 11, 2024.

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Azonuchechi Chukwu.

Access Bank Plc has announced the successful completion of its acquisition of African Banking Corporation Limited (BancABC Tanzania).

The acquisition is in line with its strategic expansion goals.

This milestone follows the Bank’s initial announcement in July 2023 and marks yet another step in its journey to become the world’s most respected African Bank.

With the successful acquisition of BancABC Tanzania by the Bank, BancABC operations will now be merged with the consumer, private, and business banking operations of Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania at completion to form a new, entity to be known as Access Bank Tanzania.

The Bank in a statement made available to Daily Champion said, this furthers its aspiration to be a strong player within the East Africa region, while adding greater depth and breadth to the pan African operations creating more significant opportunities for financial inclusion, diversified product range and enhanced customer experience.

Access Bank’s presence in over 22 countries presents a robust platform that can be leveraged to boost intra and inter Africa trade and payments.Roosevelt Ogbonna,

Access Bank’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Roosevelt Ogbonna said, “This strategic move represents a notable step towards setting a railroad in Tanzania for intra-African trade within the East African region, Africa and the rest of the world. It underscores our commitment to creating a robust East African banking network, driving positive change and innovation.

“We are excited about the opportunities this acquisition presents for our operations in Tanzania and are eager to leverage our combined strengths to deliver exceptional financial solutions and experiences to our customers,” he said.

Commenting on the transaction, John Imani, Managing Director, African Banking Corporation (Tanzania) Limited, said, “The completion of our transaction with Access Bank, not only underscores Access Bank’s strong confidence in our operations and the Tanzanian market but brings new and exciting opportunities for our customers, employees, and stakeholders.

“The new entity is poised to enhance our service offerings, leveraging Access Bank’s extensive resources and expertise to deliver even greater value to our clients.

“We look forward to an exciting and prosperous future as part of the Access Bank family, driving economic growth and financial inclusion across Tanzania.”Access Bank is committed to enhancing customer satisfaction and brings with it a robust suite of offerings to foster the aspirations of its customers,” he said.(www.naija247news.com).

Chukwu Azochukwu, The Naija247news
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