Peter Ashade: Innovative leader with a difference

Wole Olajide

Peter Ashade is an astute investment banker with diverse academic and professional background. With over three decades of cognate experience in the Nigerian Money and Capital Markets, Peter is obviously an exceptional leader with innovation and versatility.

He is the Managing Director of Africa Prudential Plc, a leading share registration and investor services firm. Peter Ashade has worked in executive capacity in various top-range Bank and Registrars firms in Nigeria before joining Africa Prudential Registrars Plc in 2006.

Mr Ashade holds Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Banking and Finance and Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School. He is a Fellow member of several professional bodies which include: Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB), Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (FCA), Institute of Capital Market Registrars (FCMR); Associate, Institute of Directors (AIoD), and Associate, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI).

He is currently, the Treasurer, Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR); Vice President II, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and Chairman, Finance and Investment Committee of CIBN, Lagos Branch.

Africa Prudential Plc. is a leading share registration and investor services firm with close to four decade of top-class experience in the Nigerian Capital Market. It is the first and only listed registrar and investor services firm on the Nigeria Stock Exchange, and currently manages over 70 client registers.

Popularly called AFRIPRUD among capital market investors, Africa Prudential Plc is a technology–driven Capital Market Investment Mediator.  It was a fully owned subsidiary of United Bank for Africa Plc. The company is a standard delivery service provider for corporate organizations in the primary and secondary sectors of the capital market.

AFRIPRUD has a very strong passion for transforming the African continent through innovative solutions, superior investor relations, and business support services.

With the core values of excellence, enterprise and execution, Africa Prudential renders loads of services for its customers among which include:

  • Creating client-company registers of shareholders
  • Maintaining register
  • Dividend/Interest Payment
  • Issuing of shares/debenture certificate
  • Attending to shareholders inquiries
  • Generation of Reports and Returns for Relevant Regulatory authorities
  • Officiating at Annual/Extra-Ordinary General Meetings
  • Remittance of Surplus Monies (After Allotment) And Monies For Rejected Applications
  • Handling of scrip and right issues

Under Peter’s watch Africa Prudential has developed viable innovative products to ensure seamless operations and clients satisfaction; these include:


  • Personal Register via *4018#
  • E- Dividend
  • E-Offer
  • E- Registrars Solutions
  • E-Replacement
  • On- Going Offers

With the vision of transforming the African continent through innovative solutions, superior investor relations and business support services, Africa Prudential has proven to be  a leading Registrar and investor services firm in Nigeria.

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