Nigeria’s Access Bank Plc is one of the most important banking institutions in Africa. First, it absorbed one of the pioneering banking innovators in Nigeria when it picked Diamond Bank. The bank is now shopping for assets around Africa, looking into underperforming properties from Atlas Mara.
In this case study, Mutiu Iyanda, Chief Visionary Officer of Infoprations, looks at Access, its genesis, and the rise to the mountaintop of Africa’s largest bank by customer base. I edited the case.
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