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Absa Bank Limited (JNB: ABSP) is one of South Africa’s largest financial institutions offering a complete range of banking, insurance and wealth management products and services. Absa Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group (formerly Absa Group), which is 62% owned by Barclays Bank plc. The Absa Group became the Barclays Africa Group in August 2013. Absa Bank's business is conducted primarily in South Africa and Namibia. With over 30,000 employees, the company serves more than 9 million customers through approximately 770 branches and 9,260 ATMs in South Africa. As at June 30, 2016, Absa Bank Limited had total assets of R947 billion (US$64 billion), loans and advances to customers of R620 billion (US$42 billion) and customer deposits of R558 billion (US$37.77 billion).

 Absa Bank financials (R billion)

  06/2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Total assets 947.241 936.141 812.013 789.371 763.920 740.002
Customer deposits 557.940 560.650 543.379 488.371 467.744 432.269
Customer loans 620.901 602.002 505.981 534.040 510.316 487.344
Total equity 64.214 60.486 56.571 57.259 60.912 57.289

 Absa Bank credit ratings

  Moody's Fitch
Short Term Prime-2 F2
Long Term Baa2 BBB-
Outlook Stable Stable

Head office address:
7th Floor, Barclays Towers West
15 Troye Street
Johannesburg, 2001
Phone number: +27 11 350 4000
Website: www.absa.co.za, www.barclaysafrica.com

Absa Namibia Representative Office
Ground & 1st Floor
Unit 6, Ausspann Plaza
Ausspannplatz
Windhoek
Phone: (+264) 61 289 3000/1