The rating of Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria Limited has been upgraded to “A+” by Agusto & Co.
This rating expires 30 June 2019.
The rating assigned to Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria Limited (‘RMBN’ or ‘the Bank’) underpins the Bank’s good asset quality, good liquidity and funding profile, as well as being a member of FirstRand Group (its parent company), a leading financial institution in Africa with an asset base of $96.7 billion (12.59ZAR=$1) and a market capitalisation of R341.5 billion (approximately $27.1 billion) as at 31 December 2017. The rating is constrained by the volatility in earnings in the last 3 years, a weak but improving macroeconomic climate and concentration in the loan book.
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