Stanbic IBTC’s Funso Akere speaks in MTN Nigeria listing
20 May 2019 | 8:06 am
Stanbic IBTC was one of the financial advisers in the listing by introduction MTN Nigeria on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Funso Akere, Chief Executive at Stanbic IBTC Capital joined CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi on the floor of the exchange to share some insight on the process.
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