Membership

At FMDQ Private Markets, we provide an all-inclusive ecosystem for our market participants to support the growth of private companies.

Why Become a Member?

FMDQ Private Markets Limited, as part of its market development mandate to promote the growth of the private markets, is desirous of collaborating with eligible market participants in the drive to bridge the funding opportunity in the Nigerian capital market ecosystem for private companies – small, medium scale enterprises and large corporates. As a Member of FMDQ Private Markets, you gain access to a large investor base, as well as referrals to potential issuers. Our Members also benefit from our flexible guidelines, enhanced distribution channel and inclusion on FMDQ Private Markets League Table.

HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER

Choose

Choose your Preferred Membership Category

Submit

Complete Application and Submit All Supporting Documents

Execute

Execute FMDQ Private Markets Sponsorship/ Professional Party Agreement

Onboard

Get Onboarded on the FMDQ Private Markets Platform

Become a Professional Party

Professional Party

Professional Party (Trustees)
This membership category can be further classified into two (2) sub-categories as follows:

  • Professional Party (Trustees) – Member – Institutions in this category are duly registered by their relevant regulators/professional bodies and authorised by FMDQ Private Markets to act as Trustees to Issuers of Private Companies’ Securities for noting on FMDQ Private Markets.
  • Professional Party (Trustees) – Non-Member – Institutions in this category are duly registered by their relevant regulators/professional bodies to act as Trustees. Professional Party (Trustees) – Non-Member are however, not conferred with any participatory or voting rights on FMDQ Private Markets but have participated on private companies’ securities noted on FMDQ Private Markets.
  • Professional Party (Solicitors) Institutions in this category are registered by their professional bodies and authorised by FMDQ Private Markets to act as Solicitors to Issuers of Private Companies’ Securities for noting on FMDQ Private Markets.

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

At FMDQ Private Markets, we have institutional Members that provide valuable services to securities issuers; thereby performing a critical role in shaping the investment experience of private securities’ investors. Membership of FMDQ Private Markets includes Transaction Sponsors, Professional Party (Trustees) – Member and Non-Member, and Professional Party (Solicitors) and are fully governed by the guidelines of FMDQ Private Markets.

Become a Transaction Sponsor

Transaction Sponsor

This membership category consists of financial and non-bank financial institutions, other financial services operators, and related professional services firms in Nigeria and offshore, duly registered by their relevant regulators/professional bodies and FMDQ Private Markets to sponsor the noting of Private Companies’ Securities on the PCS Portal.
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