In its efforts to attract more foreign investors to the Nigerian capital market, Nigerian Stock Exchange has embarked on a roadshow to Asia.
The Exchange disclosed that the roadshow, which will take place from Monday to Friday, December 5, involves a high-level investment delegation – comprising listed companies, market operators and top Nigerian government officials.
Head of Corporate Communications, Mrs. Nwando Ajene, and Media Relations Officer, Mr. Joseph Kadiri, explained that the delegation would visit Singapore, Beijing and Hong Kong with the focus of developing partnerships and improving transaction flow into the Nigerian capital market.
The Chief Executive Officer, NSE, Mr. Oscar Onyema, was quoted as saying that the roadshow was part of the Exchange’s drive to boost participation by Asian investors in the Nigerian capital market.
Onyema said, “The event will highlight the robustness of our capital market as well as showcase the Exchange and its listed companies and market operators. In each destination, participants will have the opportunity to interact with the major institutional investors and fund managers, and explore business opportunities.”
The NSE explained that the roadshow, with the theme, ‘Investing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange: Investing, partnerships and governance,’ is believe to bring together African-focused investors and fund managers to discuss ways to tactically position themselves, develop partnerships and inflate into Nigeria in order to grow and gain competitive rim in the region’s high growth market.