Coronation Group – Africa’s Investment Management powerhouse – proudly supported the 3rd biennial West Africa Capital Markets Conference (WACMaC) held at the prestigious Eko Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria. Organized by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Nigeria, Securities and Exchange Commission Ghana, and the Association of the Management of Financial Institutions in Africa, in collaboration with key institutions including the West African Securities Regulators Association (WASRA), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), West African Capital Market Integration Council (WACMIC), and WAMI, this conference stands as a pivotal forum to address the region’s pressing infrastructure challenges.
The esteemed special guest of honour, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, delivered the opening address, highlighting the intrinsic relationship between Lagos State and the capital market. He underscored the market’s critical role in driving the state’s economic progress and strategic development priorities.
Speaking on the sponsorship, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Chairman Coronation Group and Chairman of the board of trustees of the Financial Market Dealers Association (FMDA) remarked, “This sponsorship reflects Coronation’s enduring dedication to enhancing the financial fabric of Africa. A vibrant capital market is pivotal in driving sustainable growth, and we are proud to be at the forefront of this transformative conversation”.
Aigbovbioise Aig-Imoukhuede, Managing Director of Coronation Asset Management, expressed his pride in Coronation Group’s involvement. He remarked, “Coronation Group’s sponsorship signifies our unwavering resolve to contribute meaningfully to Africa’s financial evolution. We are not merely sponsors; we are active contributors, delivering transformational solutions to Africa’s challenges, including the dire need for infrastructural development in Nigeria.”
The conference witnessed the active participation of revered industry stalwarts, including Mr. Lamido Yuguda, Director-General of SEC Nigeria and Reverend Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh, Director-General of SEC Ghana. This event underscores Coronation Group’s proactive engagement in industry dialogues, reinforcing its commitment to shaping a prosperous and dynamic financial landscape across Africa.