Nigerian Breweries Plc (“the Company”) is pleased to inform The Nigerian Stock Exchange and the investing public of the continuation of its Commercial Paper (“CP”) programme with the launch of Series 5 and 6 of the programme which opens on the 3rd of February, 2020. While Series 5 would be for a tenor of 180 days, Series 6 would be for 270 days, and the aim is to raise up to N45 billion to support the Company’s short terms funding needs.
In 2019, the Company had successfully concluded the Series 1 to 4 of its renewed N100 billion CP programme.
In addition to providing an opportunity for non-equity investors to invest in the Company, the CP programme continues to support the Company’s cost management initiatives with the overall aim of reducing its cost of fund. The CP also serves as an additional source of funding for the Company.