MBC Capital Limited
MBC Capital is the investment banking arm of the MBC Financial Services. We are registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) as an Issuing House and Investment Adviser.
Over the years, we have assisted our clients (corporate businesses, emerging entrepreneurs, governments and quasi-government institutions) in a broad spectrum of economic sub sectors, to develop and execute financial strategies aimed at strengthening their market position, gaining access to new markets, sourcing and deploying new capital and restructuring existing businesses for stronger and more efficient performance. Our team consists of experienced professionals with expertise, knowledge and experience.
At MBC capital, we provide strategic advice to our clients on how to plan and manage their projects with a focus on the viability potentials of the investment and also the identified risks associated with the project before its commencement. In advising our clients, we carry out project analysis to ensure viability of the project, enhancement measures to strengthen the project, fund arrangements and determining the right mix of financing plans as well as the project management.
MBC Capital has been actively involved as an advisor, agent or underwriter in offerings in both the equity and debt capital markets in Nigeria on behalf of our clients across the different sectors of the economy. Our deep knowledge base regarding the capital markets transactions enables us to help design the optimum capital raising strategy and solutions for our clients. We have developed distribution capacity that allows us to complement and enhance a successful capital raise. Some of our capital markets capabilities include Initial Public Offerings (IPO), Secondary Offerings, Private Placements, and Bond Issuance by corporates and public institutions.
Our approach is to understand our clients’ objectives and provide solutions based on in depth review of the specific business in the context of its macro operating environment. Our financial advisory services relate to Mergers & Acquisition, Divestment and Other Corporate Restructuring, Due Diligence, Fairness Opinion, and Risk Management.
Kofo who is the Group Managing Director is a graduate of Law, (London School of Economics & Political Science), and Barrister at Law of the Nigerian Law School. He has MBA from the Lagos Business School (in association with the University Of Navarra IESE Spain). He has over 28 years’ experience in banking/financial services. At various times, he was the Deputy Managing Director of MBC International Bank PLC (where he successfully oversaw the bank’s merger with FBN PLC). Thereafter he was pioneer Executive director in Asset Management at FBN Capital for two years.
At MBC, he oversaw the firm’s diversification into a suite of non-bank financial services (advisory/issuing house services, bureau de change, and insurance brokerage) which complement the broker dealer business of MBC Securities. He is on the board of Leadway Pensure PFA, a leading pension fund administrator in Nigeria.
He holds a Master degree in Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. He has experience in Investment Research, Debt & Equity capital markets, and Financial Advisory Services. Before joining MBC Capital, he has worked with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc., Shepard Consulting, an educational consulting firm in Abuja, and Pan African Capital Plc. He is currently a student member of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute.