Airtel Africa Plc Listed On Main Board Of Nigerian Stock Exchange

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IMG_0543: Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange presenting  Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria 'The NSE Gong' Plaque during Airtel Africa Listing  at the NSE Headquarters in Lagos  on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange presenting Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria ‘The NSE Gong’ Plaque during Airtel Africa Listing at the NSE Headquarters in Lagos on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Airtel Africa Plc (Airtel Africa)  announces  the secondary listing of its entire issued ordinary shares on the main board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or the Exchange).

Commenting on the development, the Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Africa, Raghunath Mandava, said: “Airtel Africa is delighted to be listed on the main board of the Exchange. This is an exciting time for Airtel Africa in the 14 countries it operates in and an important milestone in our development as a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services in Africa.”
Speaking on the floor of the Exchange, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, said: “Nigeria is a great place for business and Airtel Africa remains committed to building a leadership position here. “
“Investors have been interested to hear our story, and importantly they have been interested enough to invest in our business and are now ready to share the future with us.”
Commenting on the listing, Mr. Oscar N. Onyema, OON, Chief Executive Officer, NSE, commended Airtel Africa Plc for taking the bold step to list on the Exchange.
“Listing on the Exchange reaffirms Airtel Africa’s long-term commitment to expanding opportunities and providing everyday services to Africans and Nigerians in particular. It also indicates Airtel Africa’s belief that our platform, which has a total market capitalization of N25.20Trillion across various asset classes, remains a veritable avenue for raising capital and enabling sustainable national growth.  This listing serves to deepen the telecoms and technology sector for investors and provides an opportunity for a wider group of Nigerians to be part of the African telecoms growth story”.
“Today’s listing is a promising development in Africa with Airtel Africa also being admitted to the premium listing segment to trade on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE).  This lends credence to the successful partnership between the two exchanges. I encourage similar situated companies to explore the different opportunities for raising capital on the Exchange’s platform”, Onyema added.
Airtel Africa is a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, primarily in East Africa and Central and West Africa.
IMG_0545/0551: Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria; Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange and Awuneba Ajumogobia, Member, Airtel Africa Board at 'The NSE Gong' Plaque presentation to Airtel Africa during  Airtel Africa Listing  at the NSE Headquarters in Lagos  on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria; Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange and Awuneba Ajumogobia, Member, Airtel Africa Board at ‘The NSE Gong’ Plaque presentation to Airtel Africa during Airtel Africa Listing at the NSE Headquarters in Lagos on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
IMG_ 0547: Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria; Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange; Awuneba Ajumogobia, Member, Airtel Africa Board and Emeka Onwuka, Board Member, Airtel Nigeria at 'The NSE Gong' Plaque presentation to Airtel Africa during  Airtel Africa Listing  at the NSE Headquarters in Lagos  on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria; Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange; Awuneba Ajumogobia, Member, Airtel Africa Board and Emeka Onwuka, Board Member, Airtel Nigeria at ‘The NSE Gong’ Plaque presentation to Airtel Africa during Airtel Africa Listing at the NSE Headquarters in Lagos on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
IMG_0545/0551: Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria; Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange and Awuneba Ajumogobia, Member, Airtel Africa Board at 'The NSE Gong' Plaque presentation to Airtel Africa during  Airtel Africa Listing  at the NSE Headquarters in Lagos  on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria; Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange and Awuneba Ajumogobia, Member, Airtel Africa Board at ‘The NSE Gong’ Plaque presentation to Airtel Africa during Airtel Africa Listing at the NSE Headquarters in Lagos on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
IMG_0638/0639- Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange; Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria and Awuneba Ajumogobia, Member, Airtel Africa Board during the sounding of the closing  gong at the  Airtel Africa Listing  held in Nigeria Stock Exchange Headquarters in Lagos  on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
 Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Stock Exchange; Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/ Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria and Awuneba Ajumogobia, Member, Airtel Africa Board during the sounding of the closing gong at the Airtel Africa Listing held in Nigeria Stock Exchange Headquarters in Lagos on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

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