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The In-Telligent Choice Newsletter – November December 1, 2016

Tokunbo Ajayi Appointed President of the Association of Corporate Trustees We are pleased to announce the appointment of Tokunbo Ajayi, MD, United Capital Trustees Limited as President of the Association of Corporate Trustees. Tokunbo holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from University of Ife, Ile-Ife in 1985. She is a seasoned professional with over 20 […]

Investing in Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Bonds November 28, 2016

What is an FGN Bond? FGN Bonds are debt instruments issued through the Debt Management Office (DMO) to raise funds for the Federal Government and have a tenures of 5years, 10years and 20years. During the tenure, you will be paid interest bi- annually ( every 6 months ) based on the interest amount of the […]

How to pick the right mutual fund November 23, 2016

So you’ve decided that you’re going to invest some money in mutual funds. But you are uncertain as how to determine which mutual fund is the right one for you. There are a few key things to consider in making the decision as to what kind of fund to put your money in. Let’s take […]

The importance of investing even within a recession November 23, 2016

It is not secret that Nigeria is officially in a recession. The recent official pronunciation by the government only made clear what many already knew. While things are tough, it is critical to remain forward-looking as there are opportunities even within tough times like these. Investments are an essential part of preparing for the future […]

Turning the mutual funds: A worthwhile investment November 23, 2016

We have heard the stories of the global economic crisis and are still hearing. The fall in commodity prices set in emerging markets have continued through the year and questions of when these economies will rebound are on the minds of investors. Findings have shown that the majority of citizens in emerging markets have one […]

Bid on Treasury Bills Through United Capital Securities November 1, 2016

A Treasury Bill (T-Bill) is a short-term debt obligation backed by the government with a maturity of less than one year, sold in denominations of N1,000 up to a maximum purchase of N5 billion. T-bills have various maturities and are issued at a discount from par. T-Bills are attractive to investors because they offer a […]

United Capital’s H1 profits up 146% October 12, 2016

United Capital reported a 46.6 per cent growth in its profit after tax sustaining its half year growth despite the current economic downturn. CNBC Africa spoke to Toyin Sanni, CEO of United Capital to unpack the numbers.  

Nigeria’s national assets: To sell or not to sell October 7, 2016

To sell or not to sell? While Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council is yet to take a decision on whether to resort to the sale of national assets to bail the economy out of recession, some analysts believe selling is the way out. Kayode Tinuoye, Team Lead Research, United Capital joins CNBC Africa for more on […]

Women in Finance NG to Launch Brunch Series Powered by United Capital September 28, 2016

On Saturday, September 25 Women in Finance NG launched its first brunch series at the White Space Agency in Ikoyi. The brunch hosted women of various levels in the finance sector to an afternoon of networking, professional development, and of course good food! Women in Finance NG aims to bring Nigerian women in finance together […]

United Capital Plc Bags ‘Most Innovative Investment Bank in Nigeria’ Award at the 2016 BUSINESSDAY Annual Banker Awards. September 15, 2016

On Friday, September 9, the management of United Capital joined BUSINESSDAY to receive their award as the ‘Most Innovative Investment Bank in Nigeria Award. The firm was selected based on the following: Listing on the NSE Growth in Gross Earnings Growth in PAT Execution of deals in countries across Africa Robust research and media unit […]

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