Posts Tagged ‘investments

Here is an article in the latest edition of IMF’s Finance and Development magazine on the increasing investments in Africa:

Mutual Funds In Nigeria

In: Uncategorized

4 Aug 2008

The report below provides the basic information on the available funds – their contact information, minimum required to invest in the mutual funds, the investment distribution. There was very little information available on 2 of the funds, First Bank’s Heritage Fund and Skye Bank’s Shelter Fund. A lot of information was sourced from the fund managers’ websites, online forums, and email exchanges with the companies.

Report on the flow of private equity into Africa: Private equity inflows into Africa look to be on the increase, an industry body said on Thursday, with investors — increasingly including those from within the continent — keen on frontier markets such as Nigeria, Ghana and Zambia. African Venture Capital Association (AVCA) managing director Mawuli […]

Click here for the Fact Behind The Figures presentation by AP.

Here is a Fact Behind The Figures presentation by FCMB’s MD, Ladi Balogun. Some highlights: -The company believes that the sub-Saharan region is well placed to withstand the worsening global environment. -CBN has directed all banks to streamline their financial year ends to December 31st. This will heighten competition and favours the dynamic and differentiated […]

It’s been a while since anything substantial has been posted on this blog – at least 4 weeks. Part of the reason was that I was out of the country with limited access to the Internet. Henceforth, the major emphasis of this blog will be to provide information on businesses and companies listed on the […]

Below is an analysis of Dangote Sugar by Meristem Securities. A copy of the analysis is also attached. Analysis of other companies can also be found on Meristem’s site. UPDATES ON DANGOTE SUGAR REFINERY PLC EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND INVESTMENT RATIONALE Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc is a market leader in the Nigerian Sugar industry with operations […]

An article by Meshack Idehen of the Saturday Punch on why stock documents get lost. Most times, investors buy shares without share certificates to show for their investments for many years. At other times, their dividend warrants never get to them.There could also be problems of investment swaps, where the name of an investor does […]

China Interested in UBA?

In: News

28 Jan 2008

It was reported on Forbes website that the China Development Bank was interested in the United Bank for Africa (UBA). The story stated that they were willing to invest as much as $5billion. That would have been a significant development. But a few hours later, it was reported that it was a rumor. I wonder […]

Stock Updates

In: News

20 Dec 2007

In the light of the increased public offers in the NSE, I will be posting information, news/gossips, and prospectus as I find them. For starters, here is the public offer form and the AIICO PO Prospectus for the AIICO PO which closes at the end of the year.


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