December 14, 2020 was another historic milestone in the lifecycle of Abbey with the signing ceremony of Rights Issue of N3,692,307,692.
The event had the Managing Director/CEO of Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc (Issuer), Mr. Madu Hamman, the Managing Director of Kairos Capital Limited (Issuing House), Mr. Sam Chidoka and other top executives from Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc and VFD Group present for the signing of the rights issue of N3,692,307,692 ordinary shares of 50 kobo each at N0.82 per share at the bank’s head office in Lagos, yesterday.
The recapitalization is being undertaken as part of the long-term strategic plan to strengthen the position of Abbey, which will put the Company in a good position to harness the opportunities in the financial services sector as economic activities continue to improve with the heightened need of banking products and services in the country
The total offer is expected to raise N3,692,307,692 through the issuance of new shares made up of N0.50 kobo each at N0.82 kobo per share. Specifically, the expected net proceed of the offer shall be used to expand the Company’s core business which is lending for mortgages, construction finance and SME lending, also the fresh capital will help strengthen our capital base to support business growth, deepen capital resources to selectively exploit value creation opportunities in the financial markets and support enlarged operations and broaden relationship management capabilities.
Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc a public limited liability Bank incorporated and registered in Nigeria on 26 August 1991. The Bank obtained its license to operate as a mortgage bank on 20 January 1992 and commenced business on 11 March 1992. It was later converted to a public limited liability company in September 2007. On 21 October 2008, the Bank became officially listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
The principal activities of the Bank are the provision of mortgage services, financial advisory, and real estate construction finance.