The Chairman, Nigerian Exchange Limited, Mr Abubakar Mahmoud, has said it is enhancing the listing experience for listed companies and providing useful insights to prospective companies
He said this during the NGX CEO Roundtable event on Thursday with the theme, ‘Creating the enabling ecosystem for accessing capital from the Nigerian capital markets’.
At the event which held virtually, stakeholders in the capital market addressed and proffered solutions to the challenges faced by issuers in raising capital in the market.
He said, “We convened this roundtable with the ultimate objective of enhancing the listing experience for listed companies and providing useful insights to prospective companies.
“NGX, as Nigeria’s premier securities exchange, remains strategically positioned to support the aspirations of its stakeholders and the Nigerian economy as a whole and we believe the deliberations from the panel sessions will help us improve our operations and offerings in listings experience, market development, advocacy, and investment opportunities.”
Giving the keynote speech, the Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, said that the Federal government was working diligently to improve the economy through diversifying the economy and strengthening institutions and structures.
“As more of our startup companies grow and mature, we must ensure that there is access to a range of financial options to support their expansion plans,” he said.