Economic Think Tank
The Think Tank department is our key service product and the major source of brand power in the financial services industry. The department prides itself in meeting the information needs of its clients. We provide detailed, relevant and timely information on macroeconomic and business variables to the management of our client companies. This information has been proven to add significant value to the decision-making process of our client companies. Our research includes both economic and equities research. We also support our research with empirical data and forecasts
Our research focuses on two major areas: Macro-economic and equity research. Other areas we also focus on include politics and strategy.
Our macro-economic research formulates forecasts for key economic variables including interest and exchange rates, inflation, real GDP growth, money and capital market indicators as well as other economic variables. Strategic economic reviews, analysis and projections of macro-economic variables/ government policy and market scoping activities are carried out for multinationals and the Asset and Liability Committees of key banking Institutions. Companies benefit directly from these services through the following:
- Quarterly economic reports
- Monthly economic reports
- Quarterly economic & business outlook presentations
- Monthly economic & business outlook presentations
- Specialised reports
Our Equity research delves into industry sectors that reflect the key quoted companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Some business units include:
- Communication & Technology
- Fast Moving Consumer goods e.g. beverages
- Financial institutions e.g. Banks
- Oil & Gas
Our client base cuts across all industries and also includes regional and international bodies. These include but are not limited to UBA, Deutsche Bank, AMCON, Lufthansa, Dangote Group, Sterling Bank, Eurasia Group, MTN.