Infrastructure Bank Authorises Two Companies To Offer 1.5bn Shares

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The Infrastructure Bank (TIB) Plc, says it has authorised two companies to offer 1.5 billion ordinary shares of one naira each at one naira per share to existing shareholders.

The Chairman of the Board of the bank, Malam Lamis Dikko, told management and members of the board that the two companies were APT Securities and Funds Ltd and WSTC Financial Servies Ltd, all based in Lagos.

Dikko said that the companies, to be addressed as issuing houses, had agreed to do so.

The chairman also said that the bank had authorised the companies to offer 3.1 billion ordinary shares at one naira each.

“ The bank currently authorised a share capital of the company of N3.1 billion, comprising 3.1 billion ordinary shares of N1.00 each

Dikko, however did not disclose the initial share capital of the bank.

He affirmed that the list for the ordinary shares was to be offered on Dec. 17 and would close on Jan. 28 next year.

Also speaking at the meeting, Mr Adekunle Oyinloye, the Managing Director/CEO of the bank commended the lead issuing house and joint issuing houses.

He urged stakeholders to ensure that infrastructure development in all sectors of the economy were enhanced, adding that the bank was determined to ensure greater national development.

Our Correspondent  reports that the TIB formerly, Urban Development Bank of Nigeria Plc, was established in 1992 under Decree No. 51 of 1992.

The bank is Nigeria’s dedicated infrastructure bank, providing financial solutions to support long-term infrastructure projects.

The projects are in transportation infrastructure, municipal common services, mass housing and district development, solid waste management and water provision, power and renewable energy projects.