Nigeria Capital Markets and Banking Forum - Live Webinar

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Event agenda

09:00

Nikhil Rathi CEO, London Stock Exchange Plc
- Rt. Hon Priti Patel Secretary of State for International Development, UK Government

09:20

Welcoming address
- Oscar N. Onyema CEO, The Nigerian Stock Exchange

09:25

Keynote address
- Godwin Emefiele Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

09:40

Presentation – Nigeria: Past the eye of the storm?

  • Macro & Policy environment analysis and expectations
  • Opportunity to position as an investment hub in Africa
  • Attractiveness to corporates; investment sectors/opportunities

- Dr. Andrew S. Nevin PhD Nigeria Chief Economist, PwC
- Alice Tomdio Senior Manager, Capital Markets Services, PwC

09:55

Panel I – The Nigeria Opportunity

  • The Nigerian Economy: State of the recovery and prospects
  • Diversifying the Economy: Investment policy outlook and opportunities for investors
  • Debt profile, strategies and financing the ERGP
  • Development sustainability via Capital Markets – leveraging the NSE/LSE potential

Moderator:
- Mark Eddo CEO, Mark Eddo Media (formerly ITV and BBC)

Speakers:
- Hon. Kayode Fayemi Minister of Solid Minerals Development

- Patience Oniha Director General, Debt Management Office
- Godwin Obaseki Governor, Edo State
- Oscar N. Onyema CEO, The Nigerian Stock Exchange

11:10

Panel II: African Issuers: The right time to access public markets?

  • Current state of the Equity Markets and Investors’ appetite
  • Accessing equity capital – financing options and strategies (Standard listings; DRs; etc.)
  • Encouraging cross border listings: Tapping cross border markets and liquidity

Moderator:
- Allan Taylor Partner, White & Case

Speakers:
- Fash Sawyerr Director, Value Creation Group, Actis

- Mary Gormley Managing Director, Sub Saharan Africa Depositary Receipts, BNY Mellon
- Harry David Board Member, Leventis
- Miguel Azevedo Head of Investment Banking Africa, Citi
- Haruna Jalo-Waziri Executive Director, Capital Markets, The Nigerian Stock Exchange
- Tom Attenborough Head of International Business Development, Primary Markets,
London Stock Exchange Plc

12:00

Presentation: State of the Nigerian Banking Sector
- Ike Chioke CEO, Afrinvest

12:45

Panel III: Growing the Debt Market in Nigeria

  • Deepening the debt market by integrating cross border capital pools
  • Resurgence of the African Euro-Bond Market – potential, outlook and sustainability
  • Developing the offshore Naira market
  • Future opportunities for Nigerian Issuers: Green Bonds, Sukuk, others?
  • Enhancing flows and integrating cross-border debt markets – harmonizing regulatory
  • and operational systems

Moderator:
- Lasitha Perera CEO, GuarantCo
Speakers:
- Ignacio Temerlin Head of Africa DCM, Citi
- Melissa Butler Partner, White & Case
- Dr. Herbert Wigwe CEO, Access Bank
- Benson Ajayi CFO, Mixta Africa
- Chinua Azubike CEO, Infracredit
- Greg Davis Group CFO, Ecobank
- Lillian Georgopoulou Fixed Income Manager, London Stock Exchange Plc

13:30

Closing remarks
- Nikhil Rathi CEO, London Stock Exchange Plc

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