TORTOLA, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2015) - Atlas Mara Limited (LSE: ATMA)

Director / PDMR Shareholding

Atlas Mara Limited ("Atlas Mara" or the "Company") has been notified that certain Directors and members of the Executive Committee, acquired ordinary shares of no par value in the Company as set out below, at a price of $7.25 per ordinary share on 14 and 15 April 2015. The acquisition of these ordinary shares was undertaken by each individual as part of ongoing non-discretionary trading plans that were entered into by each individual on 10 April 2015.

Name of Director / PDMR   Number of shares acquired   Total beneficial holding
following notification
  Total percentage holding following notification
Bob Diamond   41,670   1,717,515   2.4%
John F. Vitalo   33,333   333,812   0.5%
Arina McDonald   25,000   186,527   0.3%
Beatrice Hamza Bassey   25,000   94,638   0.1%
Bradford Gibbs   25,000   100,000   0.1%

These disclosures are made pursuant to the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rule 3.1.4 R. The transactions took place in the UK.

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Beatrice Hamza Bassey, Group General Counsel
+971 56 442 4089

About Atlas Mara

Atlas Mara was formed by Bob Diamond, CEO and Founder of Atlas Merchant Capital LLC, and Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder of Mara Group Holdings Limited, and listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in December 2013.

Atlas Mara's strategy is to create Sub-Saharan Africa's premier financial services institution through a combination of its experience, expertise and access to capital, liquidity and funding. The goals are to combine the best of global institutional knowledge with extensive local insights and to support economic growth and financial inclusion in the countries in which the Company operates.

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