FRANKFURT 1 February 2022 – Centurion International AG (“CIAG”, WKN: A2YN5X / ISIN: DE000A2YN5X9), a rapidly growingpan-African services group active in business advisory between Germany and the African continent, announces the successful listing of its shares on the Open Market (allgemeinerFreiverkehr) of the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange. The lead Manager for the stock exchange transaction is Small & Mid Cap Investmentbank AG.
The listing of CIAG on a German stock exchange marks the only listing of an African-focused services firm in Germany, offering German capital markets and European institutional investors the opportunity of directly participating in the African growth story. Background of CIAG’s listing on the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange is the firm’s growth strategy in Germany and Africa.
NJ Ayuk, CEO of CIAG commented: “By listing our shares on the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange, we wish to provide a gateway for investors to participate in Africa’s vast economic upside potential. Further, we seek to tap the German capital markets to finance the acquisition of small and medium-sized advisory firms, independent of our current share price and thus increase earnings per share for our investors.”
Centurion International AG is a pan-African services group, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main and listed on the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange. CIAG currently operates as the management holding of its subsidiaries in South Africa and Mauritiusand mainly provides capital, management skills, and strategic advisory to its subsidiaries.
The CIAG group provides vast professional services, legal advice in all African jurisdictions and consulting, such as market entry and pan-African expansion strategies for companies in the private and public sector, with a focus on the African energy industry.
NJ Ayuk, JD, MBA
A leading authority in the African energy sector and a strong advocate for African entrepreneurship and the indigenous energy sector, NJ Ayuk is recognized as one of the foremost figures in African business today.
A well-known dealmaker in the petroleum and power sectors and founder of a leading energy focused law firm, NJ is dedicating his career to helping African entrepreneurs find success and to building the careers of emerging African talent.
As Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (AEC) and CEO of Centurion Law Group, NJ strives to ensure that business, and especially oil and gas, impacts African societies in a positive way and drives local content development.
He is the author of Big Barrels: African Oil & Gas and the Quest for Prosperity and Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals.
NJ graduated from the University of Maryland College Park and earned a Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law and an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology.