Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, a leading Pan-African banking group and parent company of the Ecobank Group, has announced its plan to raise $300 million from the international debt capital markets through the issuance of Tier 2 qualifying sustainability notes.
According to a disclosure signed by the Group Head of Corporate Communications, Adenike Laoye, this plan was communicated to a host of regional Stock Exchanges that comprises of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX), Ghana Stock Exchange and the Bourse Regionale des Valeurs Mobilieres.
According to the notice, ETI intends to list the Notes on the London Stock Exchange, with the anticipation that the Notes will be traded on its regulated market. Sequel to this, the issuance of the Notes is hence subject to prevailing market conditions and the conclusion of the necessary transaction documentation.
The Banking Group explained that an equivalent amount of the net proceeds of the Notes will be used to finance or re-finance, in part or full, new or existing eligible assets in accordance with ETI’s Sustainable Finance Framework.
More details about the nature of the Notes will be further communicated.