Milestones

Milestones

2023

  • FMDQ Depository Limited becomes a Member of the International Securities Services Association
  • FMDQ Group joins the South Africa-Nigeria Business Chamber
  • Nigeria Launches a 10-Year National Housing Strategy Blueprint to Provide Quality Housing for Nigerians
  • FMDQ Exchange-Traded Derivatives Market Goes Live with Two (2) Pioneer Products – FMDQ FGN Bond Futures and FMDQ Naira-Settled Exchange-Traded FX Futures
  • 6th FMDQ GOLD Awards
  • FMDQ Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

2022

2022

  • FMDQ Group launches its Recycle Initiative – FMDQ Triple R Initiative
  • FMDQ Group receives Gold Award at the Lagos State Year 2022 EQUAL summit
  • FMDQ Group Launches Pioneer FMDQ Graduate Development Programme
  • Completion of the FMDQ Private Markets and Oxford Foundry Entrepreneurial Leadership Programmes
  • 5th FMDQ GOLD Awards
  • FMDQ Group receives SERAS 2022 OPS-WASH Recognition for Best Company in Water & Sanitation

2022

  • FMDQ Holdings PLC Becomes “FMDQ Group PLC
  • FMDQ Group becomes full Member of WFE and  Observer Member of ICMA Green Bond Principles
  • FMDQ Group renews Cooperation Agreement with FSD Africa; Launches the NGBMDP Impact Report
  • FMDQ Private Markets and Oxford Foundry Launch Entrepreneurial Leadership Programmes under their Global Partnership

2021

2021

  • FMDQ Clear Limited Becomes an Observer Member of CCP12 – The Global Association of Central Counterparties
  • Receives SEC’s Approval of FMDQ Derivatives Market Rules and FMDQ Clearing Member Rules
  • FMDQ Private Markets and Oxford Foundry, University of Oxford, Activate Pioneer Global Partnership
  • 4th FMDQ GOLD Awards

2021

  • FMDQ Private Markets Recognised by CBN as a Platform for Capital Formation for Private Companies
  • FMDQ Group Becomes an Associate Member of Futures Industry Association
  • FMDQ Clear Receives SEC’s Approval, Becomes Nigeria’s Foremost Central Counterparty
  • FMDQ Exchange executes Listing Agent and Cooperation Agreement with Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • Launch of FMDQ Green Exchange – Africa’s Premier Green Exchange
  • FMDQ Private Markets and Oxford Foundry Launch Entrepreneurial Leadership Programmes under their Global Partnership

2020

2020

  • Launch of FMDQ-Next Virtual Financial Literacy
    Series
  • FMDQ Group Unveiled Winners of 3rd Annual GOLD Awards
  • FMDQ Clear landmarks as Nigeria’s premier CCP
  • 9th Nigerian Senate Committee on Capital Market Visits FMDQ
  • CBN and FMDQ introduce Long-Dated OTC FX Futures Contracts for up to 5 Years

2020

  • Reorganisation of FMDQ into a Holding Company  Structure  comprising:
    – FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited
    – FMDQ Clear Limited
    – FMDQ Depository Limited
    – FMDQ Private Markets Limited
  • FMDQ Exchange publishes Statement of Compliance to IOSCO’s Principles for Financial Benchmarks
  • AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited and FMDQ Group Sign MoU to Promote Product Innovation for Nigeria’s Capital Market
  • FMDQ Group Becomes a Member of FinTech Association of Nigeria
  • FMDQ Group wins two (2) Awards at the 8th Annual BusinessDay BAFI Awards

    Best Integrated Financial Market Infrastructure Provider of the Year
    Best Liquidity Solutions Provider/Multilateral Trading Facility of the Year

2019

2019

  • Listing of First Corporate Green Bond
  • Launch of FC4S Lagos
  • Nigerian Capital Markets Conference & GOLD Awards
  • Operationalisation of FMDQ Depository
  • FMDQ Depository Registered by SEC
  • Appointment as the FC4S Lagos Secretariat
  • Admission to ISDA
  • SEC Approval of FMDQ Exchange Equity Listing Rules

2018

2018

  • Admitted as an Affiliate Member of IOSCO
  • FMDQ Host British Prime Minister and Business Leaders
  • Launch of FMDQ’s Flagship Corporate Responsibility Programme – FMDQ-Next 
  • Launch of FMDQ’s New Office Complex – Exchange Place
  • Activation of Q-ex/CBN S4 Integration 
  • Launch of Nigerian Green Bond Market Development Programme
  • Operationalisation of FMDQ Clear Limited
  • FMDQ’s 1st Lustrum
  • Incorporation of FMDQ Depository Limited
  • Maiden FMDQ GOLD Awards

2017

2017

  • FMDQ Clear Limited Registered by SEC
  • Pioneer Listing of FGN Eurobond on
    FMDQ Exchange
  • SEC Approval of FMDQ Exchange Sukuk Listing Rules
  • Launch of Private Companies’ Bonds Noting Service
  • Wins BusinessDay 2017 Award for Most Innovative in the Financial Markets
  • Attained Affiliate Exchange of the WFE

2016

2016

  • Launch of FMDQ Exchange Price Ticker Tape On Channels TV
  • SEC Approval of STB Rules & Process
  • Launch of FMDQ Academy
  • Launch of DCMD Project
  • MoU Execution with NMRC
  • Launch of Naira-settled OTC FX Futures Market
  • FMDQ Exchange Partners with PenCom towards Improved Governance

2015

2015

  • Commencement Of Quotation Of Nigerian Treasury Bills & Commercial Papers
  • Admission to ASEA and ICMA
  • Commencement of Listing of FGN & Corporate Bonds

2014

2014

  • Licencing Of Dealing Member (Banks)
  • SEC Approval of FMDQ  Bond Listing & Quotation Rules
  • Release of FMDQ  CP Quotation Rules &
    Process
  • NIBOR Reform Licencing of Dealing Member (Banks)
  • Introduction of Bloomberg e-bond Trading and Market Surveillance System

2013

  • Launch of FMDQ
  • Introduction of FMDQ Exchange Flagship Daily Quotations List

2012

  • FMDQ OTC PLC Registered by SEC

2011

  • FMDQ OTC PLC Incorporated

Definitions

  • SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission
  • WFE – World Federation of Exchanges
  • ASEA: African Securities Exchanges Association
  • ICMA: International Capital Markets Association
  • FGN – Federal Government of Nigeria
  • MoU – Memorandum of Understanding
  • NIBOR – Nigerian Inter-bank Offered Rate
  • DCMD –Debt Capital Markets Development
  • EQUAL: Equity, Quality, Ubiquity, and Access in Learning
  • OPS-WASH: Organised Private Sector in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • CP – Commercial Papers
  • STB – Short-Term Bonds
  • S4 – Scripless Securities Settlement System
  • PenCom – National Pension Commission
  • NMRC – Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company
  • OTC – Over-the-Counter
  • FX – Foreign Exchange
  • BAFI – Banks and Other Financial Institutions
  • FSD Africa: Financial Sector Deepening Africa
  • SERAS: Sustainability, Enterprise, and Responsibility Awards
  • IOSCO – International Organisation of Securities Commissions
  • ISDA – International Swaps and Derivatives Association
  • FC4SL – Financial Centre for Sustainability, Lagos
  • CBN – Central Bank of Nigeria
  • CCP – Central Counterparty
  • FMDQ-Next –FMDQ Next Generation Financial Markets Empowerment Programme
  • NGBMDP: The Nigerian Green Bond Market Development Programme
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