Who We Are

We are an indigenous credit rating agency and a leading provider of industry research and knowledge in Nigeria. 

Agusto & Co. is a Pan-African credit rating agency and a leading provider of industry research and knowledge in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Since inception, Agusto & Co has assigned over 3,000 ratings to banks, corporates, finance & leasing companies, funds & investment managers, insurance companies, microfinance banks, mortgage institutions, corporate bonds, municipal bonds, securities & investment firms, supranational bonds, and sovereigns.

We hold credit rating licences that allow us operate in Nigeria, Kenya and Rwanda. Our agency has a thorough understanding of both the African macroeconomic and business environments.

 

1992
1st Credit Rating Agency in Nigeria
1992
2001
Agusto & Co. was licensed in 2001 by the Securities & Exchange Commission as Nigeria’s First Rating Agency.
2001
2013
Registered as a Credit Rating Agency in Kenya and Rwanda
2013
Till date
Over 3,000 Ratings assigned
Till date

Finance & Leasing

COMPANY RATING EXPIRY OUTLOOK COUNTRY
Credit Direct Limited Bbb Jun 30 , 2023 Stable Nigeria

Corporates

COMPANY RATING EXPIRY OUTLOOK COUNTRY
African Foundries Limited Bbb+ Jun 30 , 2023 Stable Nigeria

Corporate Bonds

COMPANY RATING EXPIRY OUTLOOK COUNTRY
Viathan Funding Plc.’s ₦10 billion 10-year Series 1 Senior Guaranteed Fixed Rate Bond Due 2027 Aaa Dec 31 , 2027 Stable Nigeria
NSP-SPV PowerCorp Plc’s ₦10 Billion 15-year Series 1 Aaa Dec 31 , 2033 Stable Nigeria