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What is FBNQuest?

FBNQuest is the Merchant Banking and Asset Management brand of FBN Holdings Plc.

The ownership and structure of the subsidiary companies remain unchanged, as all legal entities will retain current board and management structures as approved and regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The launch of the FBNQuest brand will enable us offer our clients a broader range of services via one clear and efficient platform.

What exactly does FBNQuest mean?

The name’ ‘FBNQuest’ is an acknowledgement of the 120-year old pioneering spirit of our Group which drives us, as well as a symbol of the journey of discovery we embark upon with clients to find new solutions in innovative ways.

FBNQuest is committed to constantly searching for what comes next, in order to inspire our clients to look beyond today, into tomorrow. Curious, challenging convention, investigating, always in motion – we are defining a path for others to follow. From securing wealth to financing business opportunities we live at the edge of tomorrow, constantly searching for what comes next so we can take our clients there first.

Why is this change necessary?

The change is important for the alignment of our business and brand strategy. By using a unified brand to convey a more single-minded company vision and act as a synergy signal, we seek to create value-driven connections with clients and drive lasting relationships on the platform and strength of our brand proposition.

What does FBNQuest Merchant Bank do?

FBNQuest Merchant Bank is the Merchant Banking business of FBN Holdings Plc., providing services in Advising, Financing, Trading, Investing and Securing to support the diverse financial needs of our clients. FBNQuest Merchant Bank which was formerly Kakawa Discount House, commenced operations in November 2015 following the CBN’s approval of its Merchant Banking license and completion of operational prerequisites. This expansion of the group’s platform offered the capability to provide a broader set of products and services, as well as access to a wider universe of funding sources.

What does FBNQuest Asset Management do?

FBNQuest Asset Management is a subsidiary of FBNQuest Merchant Bank. A leading asset manager in Nigeria for individual and institutional investors, we offer a range of investment products and services, with strategies spanning various asset classes and sectors. We guide our clients through Africa’s dynamic markets, and identify the best opportunities that shape their portfolios and investment goals.  Our specialist portfolio and fund management services covers managing investment accounts of high-net-worth-individuals and institutional clients; including insurance companies, pension funds, public and private mutual funds, endowment and charity funds, as well as segregated and special accounts.

What does FBNQuest Securities do?

FBNQuest Securities is a subsidiary of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, providing excellent equities brokerage services to domestic and international investors in the Nigerian Capital market. FBNQuest Securities is one of the initial 10 Market Makers approved for trading on the NSE. Appointed and regulated by the NSE, our market making service aims to drive liquidity in the trading of listed stocks and enhance investors’ confidence in the market.  From securing wealth to financing business opportunities, we are constantly searching for what comes next so we can take our clients there first. We are a trusted and inspirational partner founded on innovation, a strong heritage and a pioneering spirit that drives us to help our clients look beyond today, and redefine tomorrow.

What does FBNQuest Capital do?

FBNQuest Capital is part of FBN Holdings Plc, one of the strongest and most dependable financial groups in Africa, with significant financial capacity and a strong tradition of governance.  From securing wealth to financing business opportunities, we are constantly searching for what comes next so we can take our clients there first. We are a trusted and inspirational partner founded on innovation, a strong heritage and a pioneering spirit that drives us to help our clients look beyond today, and redefine tomorrow.

What does FBNQuest Trustees do?

FBNQuest Trustees is a subsidiary of FBNQuest Capital, providing trust and agency services. We act as a custodian of assets for public, corporate and private entities by providing trust and estate services to clients.  FBNQuest Trustees offers services in Corporate Trust, Private Trust, Public Trust and Agency Services.

What does FBNQuest Funds do?

FBNQuest Funds Limited is the primary platform of FBNQuest for providing growth capital to firms looking to finance their expansion plans.  Our investments cut across the telecoms, leasing, oil and gas, hospitality, travel and tourism, information and communication sectors in Nigeria. 

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