Atlas Mara Limited is one of the fastest growing financial services company in focusing on regional economic trading blocs (SADC, ECOWAS, EAC).
Atlas Mara has in the last two years embarked on an intense acquisition of majority equity holdings in mostly banks and financial services providers which includes Union Bank of Nigeria, BancABC Zambia.
However, Atlas Mara is owned by other blue chips who bought into the before and during its IPO on the London Stock Exchange, LSE. At an investor presentation yesterday at RMB Morgan Stanley, the company disclosed the holdings of its major shareholders in relative to total of its fully diluted shares (total number of shares that would be outstanding if all possible sources of conversion, such as convertible bonds and stock options, are exercised.).
These are the majority shareholders in Atlas Mara Limited:
Wellington Management Company, LLP
The company offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. It has 12.1% in stake in Atlas Mara Limited
Guggenheim Partners Asset Management, Inc.
Guggenheim Partners Asset Management, Inc. (GPAM) is a privately owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to investment companies, pension and profit sharing plans, pooled investment vehicles, and corporations. The company has 11.2% of Atlas Mara Limited.
Janus Capital Management LLC
Janus Capital Management LLC is a privately owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to individuals. It also caters to high net worth individuals, investment companies, pooled investment vehicles, pension and profit sharing plans, charitable organizations, corporations and other businesses, state and municipal government entities, investment advisers, and insurance companies.
The company has 11.2% of Atlas Mara Limited.
Owl Creek Asset Management, LP
People Company Overview Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. It also caters to individuals, banks or thrift institutions, investment companies, pension and profit sharing plans, trusts, estates or charitable organizations, and corporations.
The company has 8.0% of Atlas Mara Limited.
Clough Capital Partners, LP
Clough Capital is a Boston-based investment advisory firm which manages 3.4 billion in assets: 1.3 billion in hedge fund and institutional accounts; 2.0 billion in three closed-end funds; and 100 million in open-end mutual funds (as of June 30, 2016).
The company has 6.9% of in the company.
Trafigura Holding Limited
Global trading businesses, including the supply and offtake of crude oil, petroleum products, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), metals, ores and concentrates.
The company has 6.2% in the company.
Atlas Mara Limited was founded by Bob Diamond, the former Chairman of Barclays Bank UK.