Aug. 22--Former Barclays boss Bob Diamond's African investment vehicle Atlas Mara has completed the acquisition of two banks, in a bid to become the continent's top financial institution.
Deals were done for Botswana-based BancABC and German-listed pan-African banking group ADC.
Atlas shares have been suspended while completing the acquisitions but trading is expected to resume on August 27, the company said.
'Atlas Mara is having a fantastic first year and I am delighted we are in such a strong position,' said Diamond.
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