UBA Headquarters in Lagos
UBA Group headquarters in Lagos  

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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of the oldest banks in the country with history dates back to 1948 when the British and French Bank Limited commenced business in Nigeria. Today UBA is one of the largest banks in Sub-Sahara Africa outside South Africa. It offers universal banking to over 7.2 million customers in 17 African countries as well as the United States, United Kingdom and France. UBA has the largest distribution network in Nigeria with over 700 branches, more than 1,220 ATMs and 1,230 POS machines. At the end of December 2010, the company had about 12,900 staff worldwide. UBA currently operates in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda, USA, France, Cayman Islands and the UK. In addition to these, UBA have obtained licenses to operate in Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique and Congo Brazzaville.

UBA is a full service bank offering a broad range of financial services including: corporate, commercial, consumer and international banking, trade services, cash management, treasury and capital market services, while trust services, pension management services, stock-broking, issuing house services, securities underwriting, security registration and custodial services are provided through subsidiaries. In 2005, UBA acquired Continental Trust Bank (CTB) and subsequently Trade Bank, Metropolitan Bank, City Express Bank, African Express Bank, Gulf Bank and Liberty Bank. The bank’s shares are widely held by local and foreign individuals, as well as institutional investors. Except First Dominion Investment Limited and the Bank of New York Mellon, who owned 6.5% and 5.7% of the bank’s shares respectively, no single investor owned more than 5% of the bank’s shares. At the end of August 2010, UBA Group had total assets of over US$11.3 billion and market capitalisation of US$1.81 billion (N236.2 billion).

Head office address:
UBA House, 57 Marina
P.O. Box 2406
Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: +234 700 2255 822
Fax: +234 1 2644760
Website: www.ubagroup.com
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