Group at a glance

We are a standalone African financial services group, delivering an integrated set of products and services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management and insurance.

We are strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise. We are systemically important to the economies where we operate and so we see ourselves as fundamental enablers: helping individuals, businesses and society, which is why we have defined our Purpose as ‘bring your possibility to life’. We aspire to become an African financial services group that is globally respected and that Africa will be proud of.

Barclays Africa Group Limited is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Our registered head office is in Johannesburg, South Africa. We have majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (Barclays Bank Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. We also have representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

Barclays Bank Kenya and Barclays Bank Botswana are listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Botswana Stock Exchange, respectively. Our Values

Our Values - Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship - define the way we think, work and act.

  • Respect: We respect and value those we work with, and the contribution that they make.
  • Integrity: We act fairly, ethically and openly in all we do.
  • Service: We put our customers and clients at the centre of what we do.
  • Excellence: We use our energy, skills and resources to deliver the best, sustainable results.
  • Stewardship: We are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Shared Growth

We are committed to Shared Growth, which for us means having a positive impact by developing partnerships that improve the lives of communities while delivering shareholder value.

Our business is driven by this philosophy, which is focused on three areas: education and skills development, enterprise development and financial inclusion. Collaboration is key to our approach and we drive strategic partnerships with like-minded stakeholders.

Major subsidiaries

1 - See our latest Consolidated and separate financial statements for further information on subsidiaries and consolidated structured entities