Coronation Merchant Bank to host a webinar on Capital mobilization through the Private Markets

Lagos, Nigeria

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Coronation Merchant Bank, is set to hold the July edition of its Interactive Session themed “Capital mobilization through the Private Markets” on July 26, 2021.

Delivering the keynote address will be Bola Onadele Koko, the Chief Executive Officer of FMDQ Group. The session will also include a panel discussion with leading professionals such as Magnus Nnoka, National President of Risk Managers Association of Nigeria and Chief Risk Officer of Coronation Merchant Bank; Chinwe Egwim, Chief Economist, Coronation Merchant Bank; and Suru Daniels, Head of Investment Banking at Coronation Merchant Bank.

Speaking about the event, Banjo Adegbohungbe, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Coronation Merchant Bank, stated that “the idea behind the webinar is to provide winning insights for corporates and investors seeking to explore options for raising capital and investing in the private markets. Our intention is to provide clarity in these uncertain times to those seeking alpha returns”.

He further added that “the session seeks to strengthen the private market and provide solutions for corporates looking for avenues to raise capital. We intend to host more webinars on other critical drivers of economic growth”.

Suru Daniels, Group Head, Investment Banking, stated that: “In this new reality that has enveloped the whole world, we have a duty to enlighten our clients on how they can navigate these uncertain times. The Coronation Interactive Session is an ongoing event that provides a platform to create significant value for our customers around major issues that impact their business objectives”.

To register for the webinar, go to or visit the Bank’s website.

About Coronation Merchant Bank

Coronation Merchant Bank was established in 2015 to provide wholesale banking to a long-underserved market. The Bank offers Corporate & Investment Banking, Private Banking/Wealth Management and, Global Markets/Treasury Services to its niche clientele. It presently has two branches located in Abuja and Port Harcourt with its Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Bank has been the recipient of numerous international and national awards for product innovation and sound corporate governance practices. Some of the international awards it received in 2020 and 2019 include Best Investment Bank in Nigeria by Global Finance, Best Investment Bank in Nigeria by World Finance, Best Investment Bank in Nigeria by Global Banking & Finance Review, Best Investment Bank by Global Business Outlook and Best Investment Bank in Nigeria by International Finance. 

The Bank’s nimble business strategy has enabled it to record considerable success in the few years of its operations. In 2020, Coronation Merchant Bank became the first and only Nigerian merchant bank to receive an international risk rating from one of the ‘Top 3’ global rating agencies. It was rated ‘B-‘ with a Stable Outlook by Fitch. In addition to this, it also attained a strong investment grade rating of “A+” with a stable outlook in 2021 (the highest among Merchant Banks in Nigeria) from Nigeria’s leading rating Agency – Agusto & Co. Over the years, the bank has continued to maintain its leadership position as a pioneer of innovative product solutions and strong corporate governance.

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