United Capital List $10 Nigerian Eurobond Fund N2 Billion Wealth for Women Fund on the NSE

L – R: Shows: Bunmi Akinremi, Deputy Group CEO, United Capital Plc ; Haruna Jalo-Waziri, Executive Director, Capital Markets Division, NSE and Jude Chiemeka, MD/CEO, United Capital Asset Management at the Listing of United Capital Eurobond Fund and Wealth for Women Fund at the Exchange on Monday.

June 19, 2017/NSE

United Capital Plc, today, June 19, 2017, listed $10 million and N2 billion of its Nigerian Eurobond Fund, and Wealth for Women Fund respectively on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The listing followed a successful Initial Public Offer (IPO) of 100,000 units of US$100 each at par in the Eurobond Fund and 2,000,000,000 units of N1 each at par in the Wealth for Women Fund.
According to the Managing Director, United Capital Asset Management, Jude Chiemeka, the current economic challenges have altered investment interests in the market. He said the funds were designed specifically to suit the changing needs of investors. Chiemeka noted that the listing on the NSE will promote transparency and visibility of the funds.
The United Capital Nigerian Eurobond Fund is an open-ended mutual fund that will be invested in Dollar denominated Eurobonds, floated by the Federal Government of Nigeria, Nigerian top tier banks and other corporate Issuers whose securities are registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The United Capital Wealth for Women Fund, aims to encourage women to imbibe a savings culture. The Fund will invest in businesses who have significant women representation in their management/board.