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Nova Merchant Bank


Owned by Nigerian and foreign institutional investors who have distinguished themselves in areas such as financial services and the real sector over several decades.

Our products and services cover Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, Advisory Services, Securities, Wealth & Asset Management. We target private and public sector clients in addition to private individuals. Specifically, we focus on the Oil & Gas sector, Commodity & Agricultural business, Utility & Infrastructure, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Trade & Services and Financial Institutions.

We have a team of talented professionals to drive the next wave of banking revolution in financial services. We wish to re-establish merchant banking as a key economic driver by providing long-term funds and advisory services.

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and our insight-data driven approach offers new perspectives to enable them win in the marketplace. We continuously create sustainable value for all our stakeholders and are focused on building a lasting legacy for future generations.

Our Core Values

At NOVA, we believe in the power of the collective to enable us consistently surpass the expectations of our customers and other stakeholders. This belief is encapsulated in our core values represented by the acronym “UPLIFT”.


Discerning, insightful, distinctive


Drive, enthusiastic, customer focused


Innovative, connected, result-oriented


Ethical, reliable and trust-worthy


Objective, humble, transparent


Collaborative, supportive, empathetic

We understand a result-oriented and collaborative culture is the underlying driver of consistent high performance. Our people and corporate culture reflect these values and gives us a firm foundation to consistently exceed your expectations.

Vision & Mission

  • Vision

    At NOVA, we are driven by our aspiration to transform the African financial services landscape with fresh thinking and innovative solutions. We believe in Africa’s promise and possess a deep conviction this will only be achieved with an appropriate blend of international best practices and deep knowledge of the peculiarities of the African operating environment.

    Our Vision “To be Africa’s preferred financial solutions provider” is the culmination of this belief. We pride ourselves in our ability to work with our customers to co-create products and offer tailored solutions modeled on their needs

  • Mission

    “Creating superior value in the markets we serve” is our mission at NOVA. We are an Impact-driven organisation committed to delivering tangible results to all stakeholders. We are guided in the execution of our mission by our overarching philosophy of “New Thinking. New Opportunities”. Our fresh perspectives, insights and collaborative approach enables our customers to identify and capitalise on new opportunities in order to win in the market place.

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