AMCON Says Sigma Golf – Riverbank Consortium Acquires Keystone Bank


The20170321060031 Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (“AMCON” or the “Corporation”) is pleasedto announceSigma Golf Nigeria Limited and Riverbank Investment Resources Limited (theSigma Golf – Riverbank consortium)asthenew investorsin relation to  the acquisition of the entireissued and fully paid up ordinary sharesofKeystoneBankLimited(“KeystoneBank”)(the “Transaction”). This follows the receipt of thenecessary regulatory approvals from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) andthe Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The completion of the Transaction is subject to the fulfillment of the conditions precedent as stated in the Share Sale and Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) executed between AMCON and the Sigma Golf – Riverbank consortium.

The Sigma Golf – Riverbank consortium is comprised of: (i) Sigma Golf Nigeria Limited and (ii) Riverbank Investment Resources, which both are entities set up by local investors.This process started with interest shown by 18 parties cutting across local and international investors.

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The emergence of the Sigma Golf – Riverbank consortium resulted froma rigorous and competitive bidding process, which was coordinated for AMCON by Citibank Nigeria Limited and its affiliates and FBN Capital (Joint Financial Advisers), and Banwo & Ighodalo and Crosswrock Law (Joint Legal Advisers).