Nairametrics|Commercial banks in the country are better off raising equity capital than borrowing. A combination of low crude oil prices, risig non performing loans and the first economic recession in 25 years, have left many banks operating at the edge of their capital adequacy ratios (CAR). The unclear foreign exchange policy by the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) has also made issuing debt capital outside the country a difficult task.
MD Coronation Merchant Bank stated this at an event yesterday to mark the rebranding of the company. Coronation Merchant Bank, was formerly ADH Merchant Bank, which was owned by Association Discount House (ADH) Ltd. Coronation Merchant Bank is owned by Coronation Capital run by Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede.
Coronation Merchant Bank is owned by Coronation Capital run by Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede. Aigboje was a co-founder and MD of Access Bank Plc from 2002-2013 when he voluntarily resigned. Coronation Merchant Bank also has a majority stake in Wapic Insurance which is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).