Judge Asks What ‘Africa’s Youngest Billionaire’ Is Worth

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  • Judge said Thakkar assets are in complex financial structures
  • Ruling shows difficulty in assessing net worth in divorce

Ashish Thakkar.

Photographer: Drew Angerer/Bloomberg

Ashish Thakkar, who co-founded Africa banking conglomerate Atlas Mara Ltd. with ex-Barclays Plc head Bob Diamond, is a 35-year-old "billionaire" whose divorce fight has been prolonged thanks to a complex web of offshore assets. 

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