Ken Ofori-Atta

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Ken Ofori-Atta "is the Executive Chairman of the Databank Group and Senior Advisor for Pan African Capital Group, LLC. He has over twelve years experience in the finance and investment banking industry in both the United States and Ghana building up an enviable reputation of being a market leader. Ken has worked with Salomon Brothers and Morgan Stanley both in New York, on debt and equity issues and financing for a variety of industries. His corporate finance and advisory experience includes mergers and acquisitions, medium term note programs, ESOPs, divestitures, leasing and privatization.

"Ken co-founded Databank in 1990, and the company has since become the leading investment banking firm in Ghana, playing a very significant role in the development of the capital markets and mobilization of offshore funds to the Ghana Stock Exchange. His contributions to the financial system and commitment to excellence have earned him a nomination as the only black African to be listed in the world’s top fifty financial managers for the 21st century and also Marketing Man of the year for 1996 by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana. He is on the Boards of Trust Bank Limited of The Gambia and Enterprise Insurance Company (EIC).

"Ken holds a BA in Economics from Columbia University (US) and an MBA from the Yale School of Management." [1]

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  1. Ken Ofori-Atta, Pan African Capital Group, accessed November 14, 2007.
  2. Directors, Friends Africa, accessed November 26, 2007.