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FrieslandCampina Lifts Over-the-Counter Bourse by 0.17%

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By Adedapo Adesanya

The NASD Over-the-Counter (OTC) returned to the positive zone as a bullish price movement from FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc on Monday, November 29 lifted the bourse by 0.17 per cent.

The milk-producing company closed the first session of the week with a 1.3 per cent or N1.58 gain to quote at N121.00 per unit compared with the previous closing rate of N119.42 per unit.

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This jerked up the market capitalisation of the OTC bourse by N1.02 billion to N616.44 billion from N615.42 billion and pushed the NASD Unlisted Security Index (NSI) higher by 1.23 points to wrap the session at 746.13 points compared with 744.90 points recorded at the previous session.

However, there was a price loser at the market yesterday and this was Food Concepts Plc, which lost 0.2 per cent or 9 kobo to close 81 kobo per share as against the previous 90 kobo per share.

During the trading day, the total value of stocks transacted by investors rose by 4,037.8 per cent to N2.7 million from the N65,088 recorded last Friday, while the volume of securities traded at the bourse increased by 114,309.7 per cent as 329,500 units, exchanged hands in contrast to the 288 units traded at the preceding session, with the number of deals increasing by 50.00 per cent to three deals from the previous session’s two deals.

At the close of business, Food Concepts Plc closed as the company with the highest volume of traded stock (year-to-date) with 11.4 billion units of its shares worth N14.4 billion. The second was Lighthouse Financial Service Plc with 1.1 billion units valued at N546.1 million, while the third was Geo Fluids Plc with a turnover of 1.0 billion units worth N700.1 million.

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In terms of value, Food Concepts Plc was also the most traded stock with the sale of 11.4 billion units of its securities for N14.4 billion. It was followed by Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Group Plc with 456.5 million units worth N9.2 billion, and VFD Group Plc with the sale of 10.4 million units for N3.5 billion.

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DMO Lists $4bn Eurobond on FMDQ Securities Exchange

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By Aduragbemi Omiyale

The $4 billion Eurobond issued by the federal government of Nigeria has been listed on the FMDQ Securities Exchange, Business Post has learned.

The debt securities were issued by the Nigerian government and sold to offshore investors by the Debt Management Office (DMO).

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In a statement dated Tuesday, January 25, 2022, the debt office noted that the bonds would also be listed on the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited to provide “a diversified pool of financial offerings for investors.”

Last September, the DMO sold the $4 billion Eurobond in three tranches of 7 years of $1.25 billion due September 2028 at 6.125 per cent, 12 years of $1.50 billion due September 2033 at 7.375 per cent and 30 years of $1.25 billion due September 2051 at 8.250 per cent.

It was observed that the subscription level for the Eurobond was $12.2 billion, making it one of the continent’s most successful financial transactions of 2021.

The paper was sold to raise funds for the implementation of the 2021 Appropriation Act and it subsequently boosted the external reserves of the nation.

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“The Debt Management Office (DMO) listed the $4 billion Eurobond issued by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) on the FMDQ Securities Exchange on January 25, 2022.

“It will be recalled that the Eurobond was issued on September 28, 2021, as part of the fund-raising for the implementation of the 2021 Appropriation Act. In order to manage the liability profile, it was issued in three (3) tranches of 7 years, 12 years and 30 years.

“The subscription level for the Eurobond was $12.2 billion, making it one of the continent’s most successful financial transactions of 2021.

“The Eurobond issuance shored up Nigeria’s foreign reserve, led to the appreciation of the Naira and provided significant capital to finance various projects across Nigeria under the 2021 Appropriation Act.

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“The Eurobond will also be listed on the Nigerian Exchange Limited. The listing on these two securities exchanges will enlarge their scope while also providing a diversified pool of financial offerings for investors,” the notice from the DMO stated.

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DMO Lists $4bn Eurobond on FMDQ Securities Exchange

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By Aduragbemi Omiyale

The $4 billion Eurobond issued by the federal government of Nigeria has been listed on the FMDQ Securities Exchange, Business Post has learned.

The debt securities were issued by the Nigerian government and sold to offshore investors by the Debt Management Office (DMO).

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In a statement dated Tuesday, January 25, 2022, the debt office noted that the bonds would also be listed on the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited to provide “a diversified pool of financial offerings for investors.”

Last September, the DMO sold the $4 billion Eurobond in three tranches of 7 years of $1.25 billion due September 2028 at 6.125 per cent, 12 years of $1.50 billion due September 2033 at 7.375 per cent and 30 years of $1.25 billion due September 2051 at 8.250 per cent.

It was observed that the subscription level for the Eurobond was $12.2 billion, making it one of the continent’s most successful financial transactions of 2021.

The paper was sold to raise funds for the implementation of the 2021 Appropriation Act and it subsequently boosted the external reserves of the nation.

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“The Debt Management Office (DMO) listed the $4 billion Eurobond issued by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) on the FMDQ Securities Exchange on January 25, 2022.

“It will be recalled that the Eurobond was issued on September 28, 2021, as part of the fund-raising for the implementation of the 2021 Appropriation Act. In order to manage the liability profile, it was issued in three (3) tranches of 7 years, 12 years and 30 years.

“The subscription level for the Eurobond was $12.2 billion, making it one of the continent’s most successful financial transactions of 2021.

“The Eurobond issuance shored up Nigeria’s foreign reserve, led to the appreciation of the Naira and provided significant capital to finance various projects across Nigeria under the 2021 Appropriation Act.

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“The Eurobond will also be listed on the Nigerian Exchange Limited. The listing on these two securities exchanges will enlarge their scope while also providing a diversified pool of financial offerings for investors,” the notice from the DMO stated.

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