FBNQuest Receives “A” Rating from Agusto

September 7, 2022
FBNQuest Merchant Bank

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

An “A” rating has been affirmed on FBNQuest Merchant Bank by Agusto & Co because of its good financial standing and strong capacity to meet its obligations to clients.

In a statement, it was disclosed that the investment banking and asset management subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc also got a stable outlook.

In the rating report released by the foremost rating agency in Nigeria, it was stressed that the Merchant Bank’s good brand equity, capitalisation ratios, acceptable asset quality and experienced management team influenced the rating.

The rating also reflects the bank’s franchise upheld by the affiliation with FBN Holdings Plc, one of Nigeria’s largest financial institutions with interests in commercial banking, capital markets, trusteeship and insurance brokerage.

In keeping with its commitment and performance as a leading corporate and investment banking house, delivering high-end financial products and services, the organisation has been deliberate to deliver strategic sustainable value that will cater to its clients by providing product offerings across a broad array of investment opportunities in targeted sectors of the economy, with a clear focus on building an enduring legacy for future generations.

“We are delighted to have been assigned an “A’’ rating from Agusto & Co. despite the current macroeconomic challenges,” the Managing Director of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, Mr Kayode Akinkugbe, commented.

“We remain focused on being a high-performance organisation whilst providing our clients with valuable and sustainable solution-oriented services,” he assured.

FBNQuest Merchant Bank provides innovative banking solutions for its diverse clients comprising governments, corporate organisations, financial institutions, high net-worth and affluent individuals.

Modupe Gbadeyanka

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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