Nigerian financial holding company FBN Holdings Plc, the parent company of First Bank, announces that it will list its shares on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) as well as in other foreign markets where the financial institution is present.
On the sidelines of a press briefing on Friday, March 2 in Lagos, FBN Holdings Managing Director Urum Kalu Eke announced that « when the time comes, the company will consider opening the bank for public ownership of the properties. foreign lands « . To date, FBN Holdings is listed solely on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
« Over time, we will evaluate opportunities even as we work with regulators, as well as with investors, to maintain our head office in Nigeria. We will expand our network when the time is right and regulations will also be favorable, we will be able to make a quotation statement in these foreign markets, « said Eke.
It should be noted that First Bank is currently present in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, France, China, Senegal, The Gambia, Ghana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea and Sierra Leone.