Bob Diamond

Spanish billionaire Alberto Cortina is building a bank presence in West Africa in order to service growing demand from sovereign and corporate clients, according to Spanish daily El Pais. Cortina is carrying out due diligence on a Senegalese retail bank after his Banque de Dakar investment bank began operations in […]

Spanish magnate eyes growing African financial sector

Bob Diamond
US banker Bob Diamond is set to make millions of pounds after raising $325 million on the London Stock Exchange for a new African banking investment venture named Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Ltd. The former Barclays chief executive is being backed by Uganda born entrepreneur Ashish Thakkar, 32, the CEO of […]

Diamond set to invest in Africa after fund raises $325m