NSE, LSE to host forum in Lagos
In line with its commitment to provide quoted companies global visibility and access to deep capital pools, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), in partnership with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has concluded plans to host its 2nd NSE/LSEG dual listings conference.
The event, slated for April 12, 2016 in Lagos with the theme; ‘Leveraging Cross-Border Capital Markets for Sustainable Growth’, according to the NSE was primarily targeted at companies keen to explore a London/Lagos dual listing.
“This conference is in furtherance to the agreement signed in November 2014 between the NSE and LSEG to strengthen cooperation and jointly promote mutual development between the two exchanges. The first Conference was held on June 22, 2015 in London.”
The Chief Executive Officer, NSE, Oscar N. Onyema explained that the Exchange was committed to growing the capital market, noting that its development is fundamental to the sustainable growth of the Nigerian economy.
“Financial markets today have to be global in nature, as the demand for- and supply of- capital has no boundaries. The plans to get local and international companies to list both on the NSE and LSEG are part of our strategy for providing companies financing options that enables them to achieve an optimal capital structure that suits their strategic and organizational needs, while also enabling investors to access deep pools of liquidity to satisfy their corporate strategies”.
The Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange Group said: “This event is a reflection of the global investment community’s strong desire to be a part of the Nigeria story.
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