Access Holdings’ N351bn Public Offering Opens

Access Holdings Plc, one of Africa’s leading financial services groups, has announced the commencement of its N351 billion Rights Issue (the Offer) designed to strengthen the group’s financial footing and support ongoing working capital needs, including organic growth funding for its banking and non-banking subsidiaries.

The Rights Issue is a subset of the group’s Capital Raising Programme aimed at generating up to $1.5bn.

The acting Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings, Bolaji Agbede, said, “The commencement of the Rights Issue subscription is an important step in our growth strategy and capital raising plans, reinforcing our financial strength and accelerating our strategic ambitions. However, this execution is more than a capital raise; it is a pivotal process that will propel us towards our goal of becoming one of the top five financial institutions in Africa by 2027. We are confident that this exercise will solidify our position as a market leader and drive sustainable growth for years to come.”

Access Holdings’ Rights Issue offers 17,772,612,811 ordinary shares of N0.50 each at N19.75 per share. The Offer will be issued on the basis of one new ordinary share for every two existing ordinary shares held as of Friday, June 7, 2024.

The lead issuing house for the Rights Issue is Chapel Hill Denham Advisory Limited. Atlas Registrars Limited will serve as registrars to the Offer.

-By Abdullateef Aliyu

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