Ouagadougou, 01 June 2023 – Vista Bank Group is proud to announce its recognition as Regional Bank of The Year (West) at the recent African Banker Awards.

The Award Ceremony, the most prestigious event in the African banking calendar, took place on May 24th at the Rixos Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, on the side-lines of the African Development Bank Annual Meetings. It was attended by over 300 of the continent’s leading bankers, regulators, and policymakers.

Now in its 17th edition, the African Banker Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to the growth and development of Africa’s banking sector over the past year.

Simon Tiemtore, Chairman of Vista Group said: “We are delighted to have received this prestigious award. It is testament to the dedication of our hard-working team, and we look forward to building upon this success as we continue our exciting journey to deliver visionary banking.

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About Vista Group

Vista Group (Vista) is a financial services holding company with the objective of building a world-class pan-African financial institution group and contributing to economic and financial inclusion in Africa.

Vista has entered into strategic partnerships with various global financial institutions to drive its growth strategy by focusing on MSME (SME banking, leasing, mesofinance, banking on women), trade and supply chain finance, bancassurance increasing profitability while controlling operating costs and mitigating risks.

Vista is focused on maximising the opportunities in its respective markets to become the financial institution of choice through innovative banking and insurance products.