Global Investor & Financial Services​​
Prompt and efficient services delivered with utmost professionalism​​
We stand out via technology, processes and personnel
We combine simple-yet-proven processes, state-of-the-art technology and highly skilled personnel to provide unparalleled services
Top-notch security & liquid asset safe-keeping service
Prompt and efficient services delivered with utmost professionalism
Excellent service delivery at all times
We lead in custody operations, securities verification/settlement, asset registration, portfolio valuation, euroclear account services, back office administration, taxation and many more

About GIS

UBA Global Investor Services (GIS) is a division (not subsidiary) of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, set up in September 2007 to process securities trades, safe-keep financial assets and service associated portfolios. We act as Custodian to full range of financial (equity and debt) instruments through a nominee ‘UBA Nominee Limited.’
GIS is backed by the full sovereignty and credit of Africa’s Global Bank – UBA Plc.
We are regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Central Bank of Nigeria and as well a licensed custodian on the NASD Plc OTC platform.
UBA GIS is a sub-regional service provider offering custody in Nigeria and the 8 francophone countries namely: Niger, Mali, Togo, Benin, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Guinea Bissau and Cote D’Ivoire.

Our Services

We work with a number of leading financial institutions – the best in the business with growing number clients. Our clients are our partners and our priority

We offer centralized safekeeping of securities and liquid assets helping you to manage securities more efficiently. Cost reduction is available on graduated fee scales based on size of assets.

We undertake all activities relating to settlement of securities and related cash transactions in respect of your investments. Our Delivery versus Payment (DVP) custodial account allows you to use a variety of Stock Brokers.

Asset holdings of clients are duly registered at the CSCS, we ensure that all asset holdings of our Clients are duly registered and reflected in an omnibus account within the CSCS according to the rules and procedures.

Ensure clients are aware of all meetings (AGM’s, EGM’s) and clients’ voting instructions are executed correctly and on time.

More Services

We have an up to date technology that does valuation of client’s holdings on a daily basis with the current market price and send valuation report as requested by the client.

Consolidation, sweeping and automatic investment of income/proceeds in line with set terms/client instructions.

We provide a consolidated report of all securities and Cash positions either by mail/fax/SWIFT. We tailor the composition and frequency to your requirement

Consolidation, sweeping and automatic investment of income/proceeds in line with set terms/client instructions.

Our Euroclear Securities Clearance and Settlement services allows us to clear and settle transactions with counterparties via Euroclear in a large range of internationally traded securities. 

GIS offers a comprehensive back office administration service that enables us to verify, match, authorize and effect settlements on your behalf of scheduled and confirmed obligations in full compliance with Service Level Agreements to be established with your good selves.

Tax reclaim is provided on a best effort basis. 

Have a custom service you feel is within our expertise? Feel free to reach to us; we would be glad to help.

Our Clientele

Courtesy of outstanding and top-notch service delivery, our clientele are always with smiles on thier face; this in-turn makes us happy and always ready to do more!
We work with a number of leading financial institutions – the best in the business with growing number clients. Our clients are our partners and our priority.

• Banks
• Collective Investment Schemes
• Fund/Asset Managers
• Global Custodians and Depository Banks
• HNIs and other Institutional investors
• Insurance Companies
• Nigerian Discount Houses
• Trustees

UBA Global Investor Management

UBA GIS is managed by a team comprising of Custody Operations, Investor Services, Corporate Actions and Reconciliation.
The team is collectively responsible for the long-term success of this Division. The team’s role is to provide entrepreneurial leadership of within a framework of prudent and effective controls.

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