Skymark Partners Limited, a private investment company focused on investing and creating wealth in critical growth sectors of the Nigerian economy, has announced the maturity and successful redemption of its Series 10 & 12 Commercial Papers (CP) under its NGN10bn Commercial Paper Programme.
The NGN2.31bn 182-day Series 10 Commercial Paper which was issued and quoted in May 2022 on the FMDQ Securities Exchange, matured on the 31st of October, 2023. The NGN0.91bn 91-day Series 12 CP was issued in July 2023 and matured on the 5th of October, 2023. In line with existing regulations, the FMDQ Securities Exchange has been informed of the repayments.
Commenting on the successful redemption, Mr. Egie Akpata, FCCA, Chairman of Skymark Partners Limited, said,
“We are pleased to have fully repaid all the investors in the Series 10 & 12 issuances. We thank all the institutional investors for their participation and reiterate our commitment to be a counterparty that can be counted on for the long term.”
Furthermore, he stated,
“This tenth and twelfth Series CP redemption reflects Skymark’s capacity to meet its financial obligations when due, irrespective of market conditions. We intend to remain an active issuer in the commercial paper market.”
The continued growth trend of revenue and profits in FY 2022 resulted in DataPro affirming Skymark’s long-term rating of A and short-term rating of A1. The rating remains valid till June 2024.
Unaudited accounts as of September 30, 2023, show strong growth of all key financial metrics of Skymark Partners Ltd.