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The bid for shares buying as Femi Otedola sells his Stake in Forte Oil


Oil magnate and Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola has decided to sell his 75 per cent direct and indirect shareholdings in Forte Oil.


This was revealed in a statement by company's General Counsel, Akinleye Olagbende.

It reads:

"Forte Oil Plc hereby notifies the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Securities and Exchange Commission, Shareholders and the investing community that its Majority Shareholder, Mr Femi Otedola, CON has reached an agreement with the Prudent Energy team, investing through Ignite Investments and Commodities Limited, to divest of his full 75% direct and indirect shareholding in the company’s downstream business.

“Mr. Otedola’s divestment from the downstream business is pursuant to his decision to explore and maximise business opportunities in refining and petrochemicals.

“The transaction is expected to close in the First Quarter (Q l) of 2019 subject to the satisfaction of various conditions and receipt of applicable regulatory approvals.

“Standard Chartered Bank, Corporate Finance & Advisory, Dubai and Olaniwun Ajayi LP served as Financial and Legal advisors respectively to Mr Femi Otedola, CON, while PricewaterhouseCoopers and Stanbic IBTC Capital Limited served as Joint Financial..."


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