MTN IPO & the way some of you will behave

Everyone is looking forward to MTN's IPO. "Chaley... I dey save towards am oo" - they keep saying. When the IPO comes they will call to ask if they should buy the IPO or wait and buy after the IPO. Even if you tell them 'Yes, buy,' they won't and wait till the price skyrocket … Continue reading MTN IPO & the way some of you will behave

2 Reasons Why IPOs Do Not Fail In Ghana

How many times have you heard that IPOs failed in Ghana? Most of the times, IPOs are successful although there were clear sign that they suffered a lot to get to the Ghana Stock Exchange.  Even from the onset of IPOs in Ghana, you can see that patronage wasn’t the best. From Accra Brewery Ltd(ABL) … Continue reading 2 Reasons Why IPOs Do Not Fail In Ghana

Ghana Stock Exchange Composite Index: So far in 2012

The Ghana Stock Exchange Composite Index (GSE-CI) includes all ordinary shares listed on the GSE with the exception of those companies whose shares are listed on other exchanges. (e.g.  ETI, TLW).  The base index is 1000 and the index is a market capitalization weighted index.Last year, the index closed at 969.03 (30-12-11) below the base … Continue reading Ghana Stock Exchange Composite Index: So far in 2012

What you should know about Accra Hearts of Oak and their IPO

Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club popularly known as PHOBIA was one of the earliest clubs to be formed in Ghana in November, 1911. This sporting club has currently issued an initial public offer and this is the first of its kind in Africa. If this IPO is successful, shares would be listed on the … Continue reading What you should know about Accra Hearts of Oak and their IPO

History of Initial Public Offers (IPO) in the Ghanaian Capital Market.

Initial Public Offering which is popularly known as IPO comes about when companies issue new shares to the public to purchase as a source of raising capital. Ghana has a wonderful history of IPOs and since the inception of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), there have been so many IPOs with an impressive performance in … Continue reading History of Initial Public Offers (IPO) in the Ghanaian Capital Market.