Mansard Tops Industry Performance, Picks Award

Yemisi Izuora

Mansard Insurance plc’s has been named the top quartile (first place in Insurance Category) of publicly listed Growth Strategy Leaders in Nigeria for the year 2015 awards season.

The  award honors “best of the best” growth companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in Nigeria and was presented by MSY Analytics, (a teaming partner and Nigerian  representative of global research and growth consulting giant, Frost & Sullivan).

According to MSY analytics, ‘Using a weighted scoring methodology, the performance and financials of all publicly traded companies on Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as of December 31, 2014 were evaluated   across several metrics such as total shareholder returns, revenue growth and profitability growth.

From within the pool, the company selected elite group of  ten top companies  per industry and Mansard ranked 1st in the Insurance Industry.”

The organizers further disclosed that emerging and frontier markets represent over 50 percent of world GDP & over 2/3 of global growth and thus a  strategic focus area for investors around the world.

While African continent is home to several of these markets, Nigeria (a key frontier market) enjoys a unique position as the largest GDP in Africa.

Moreover, Nigerian Stock Market was among the 10 best performing markets  around the world during 2013 and is expected to be an attractive market for both domestic as well as global investors for coming decades.

On receiving the award, Mr. Taiwo Adeleye, Head of Mansard’s Marketing and Corporate Communications Group, appreciated MSY Analytics for the honour accorded Mansard and he noted that Mansard has remained the biggest insurance company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange for several years.

The 2015 Growth Strategy Leaders award was presented during the Wharton Club of Africa (WCA) Executive Investment Summit & CEO Forum 2015 in Lagos.

Mansard Insurance plc is a member of the AXA Group, the worldwide leader in insurance and asset management with 157,000 employees serving 102 million clients in 56 countries.

Mansard was incorporated in 1989 as a private limited liability company and is registered as a composite company with the National Insurance Commission of Nigeria (NAICOM).

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