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18.06.2019 Business & Finance

Nigerian Stock Exchange Lists Additional 1,880,000,000 Shares

By Benjamin Eremen
Nigerian Stock Exchange Lists Additional 1,880,000,000 Shares
JUN 18, 2019 BUSINESS & FINANCE

Ellah Lakes Plc (“ELP”) announced today that it had successfully listed an additional 1,880,000,000 shares on the main board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (“NSE”).

Ellah Lakes Plc’s listing of these shares on the NSE will create options for investors in the agri-business segment of the NSE. Consequently, this listing is expected to provide increased liquidity to existing shareholders.

Speaking on the announcement, the outgoing Ellah Lakes Plc CEO, Frank Ellah, commented: “Today marks a milestone in the history of our company. After a number of years of challenging operational performance and trading illiquidity, with our new management in place, I am pleased to see the new trajectory of our growth as a business. We welcome existing and new shareholders to participate in our growth story”

Speaking on the listing, Chief Executive Officer, Chuka Mordi, said: “We are pleased to be embarking on this new phase in the journey of Ellah Lakes Plc. With the business combination of the assets of Telluria, Ellah Lakes is in a great position to deliver value to all shareholders.  The enlarged Ellah Lakes is built on a foundation of growth to meet the needs of Nigerians for agricultural products, both as retail consumers and as industrial partners. We believe and expect to partake in Nigeria’s growth story as we continue to support the communities we operate in, and all our stakeholders.”

 

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