Africa Prudential wins top 25 CEOS award
Nigeria’s foremost Registrar, investor services and business support firm, Africa Prudential Plc. has been named among top performing companies in 2017 listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
The firm was also presented with the BusinessDay Top 25 CEOs Award at a dinner held in Lagos recently.According to the award organisers, Africa Prudential Plc. qualified for the award, having met the criteria of its share price outperforming the All Share Index (ASI) of the NSE, coupled with an impressive growth in its Profit After Tax (PAT) for 2017 financial year.
The company’s shares on the NSE recorded capital appreciation of 38.4%, which translates to N2.62 billion contributions to the overall growth in market capitalisation at the close of 2017. Collectively, the 25 CEOs accounted for over 45 percent of the success recorded on the NSE last year.
The Managing Director of the firm, Mr. Peter Ashade noted the company’s impressive performance and the recognition on the night is attributable to the strong corporate governance culture delivered by the Board of Directors, and the unflinching dedication of Management and staff of the company.
He further emphasized that Africa Prudential Plc. is still a strong player in the registrars’ business, and intends on sustaining its growing pedigree as a leading investor services company in Nigeria, whilst aspiring to become a leader in Africa in the near future.
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