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September 26, 2018

“Our aspiration is to become the preferred investment bank and asset manager in Nigeria” – Kayode Akinkugbe, MD/CEO, FBNQuest Merchant Bank

In this interview, the Managing Director and Chief Executive of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, Kayode Akinkugbe discussed the positive result of the Bank for the 2017 financial year. He highlighted the major achievements of the bank and projections for the next financial year.   The bank recorded a 25.7% increase in PBT in Given the economic challenges in the country at the time, how was the bank able to achieve this? We are all familiar with the challenges the economy faced. Given the diversified nature of our business, some divisions were more impacted than others. The corporate banking and fixed income trading businesses, in particular, were all able to capitalize on the opportunities that emerged. One important thing to note is that having a sufficiently flexible balance sheet will enable you...

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September 24, 2018

With commercial papers, companies can access funding at relatively cheaper rates – FBNQuest

In this interview, Oluseun Olatidoye, Head Debt Capital Markets at FBNQuest Merchant Bank, spoke to Collins Nweze on the increased...

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June 4, 2018

Women in Energy: Oiling the Wheels of Talent

  Rolake AkinkugbeHead,  Energy and Natural Resources @rolakeakinkugbe         It is fair to say that the macho...

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August 21, 2015

Tesla’s Powerwall home batteries shine new light on Africa’s energy landscape

Tesla’s home storage batteries take renewable energy technologies to new heights, and could be a major boon for Africa’s 600...

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