About Afrinvest Securities Limited
Afrinvest Securities Limited (“ASL”) is the licensed broker dealer and subsidiary of Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited (“AWA”) a boutique investment banking firm in Nigeria with a primary focus on West Africa.
AWA was founded as Securities Transactions & Trust Company Limited (”SecTrust”) in 1995. SecTrust was organized as an integrated securities brokerage, asset management and investment research firm with an enviable reputation in the Nigerian financial services industry. In 2005, Afrinvest International made an equity investment in SecTrust which led to it changing its name to Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited.
In 2012, the Stockbroking business of AWA was spun off and transferred into a separate subsidiary Afrinvest Securities Limited.
AWA has built a track record over the past 18 years in executing transactions within its principal areas of business and prides itself in: (a) Thorough knowledge of the Nigerian market, business communities and the regulatory environment; (b) Careful, fact-based analysis and recommendations; (c) Complete corporate independence and discretion; and (c) The delivery of innovative solutions tailored to the specific needs of our clients.
The firms’ transactions received the prestigious:
Deal of the Year 2010” award by EMEA Finance for our role as Joint Financial Adviser in the N2.095 trillion Merger of Dangote Cement Plc and Benue Cement Company Plc.
Afrinvest Securities Limited combines the experience, expertise, infrastructure and network of Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited for the purpose of delivering award-winning capital markets, corporate finance, asset management and research & data services to investors and institutions operating across Nigeria and abroad.
Afrinvest Securities Limited provides efficient and transparent stockbroking execution capability to both Individual and institutional investors in Nigeria and across the Globe. The Company leverages on its robust Information technology infrastructure, award winning research team, and Institutional sales teams with direct access to a large number of Institutional investors. Clients also benefit from new investment opportunities including initial public offers and other capital raisings administered by the Investment Banking Team.
Afrinvest Securities Limited a dealing member of the Nigerian stock Exchange is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission as a broker-dealer.