A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc at a Glance
A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc (AGL), is a large Nigeria-based conglomerate established in 1937, by Anastasios G. Leventis. The new company, although established at the height of the depression, expanded rapidly, and soon had branches in all parts of the Gold Coast. By the time of A.G. Leventis’ death in 1978, it had become one of the largest enterprises - and one of the two largest employers - in Nigeria, and poised to expand into other parts of the world.
The history of A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc started when Chief A. G. Leventis himself formed a trading company known as A.G. Leventis & Company Limited in Ghana in 1937. Originally, the main activities of the Company were produce buying, importing and wholesaling of textile goods. Over the years, the Company expanded into various parts of Nigeria investing in properties and also in general trade and the sales and service of motor vehicles.
The Company later devolved into Leventis Motors Limited (established in 1958), Leventis Stores Limited (1965), Leventis Technical Limited (1972) whilst it retained ownership of valuable freehold and leasehold property throughout the country.
Under and by virtue of a series of Mergers and Schemes of Arrangement, the afore-mentioned companies merged with A. G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc. and they were dissolved and the Group acquired its current name.
The A.G. Leventis Group
The A.G. Leventis group, is the world`s leading manufacturing and distribution corporation in Nigeria and West Africa. AGL provides its customers with a variety of products and services, in several various industries, such as power and gas products, consumer food pastry & bakery products, real estate properties, hotel Accommodation services, commercial vehicle, sales & after sales services, and Printer ink supplies. The company operates through numerous subsidiaries and affiliated companies, including Leventis Foods Ltd, Leventis Motors, Abuja (Capital Motors) Ltd, Mainland hotel, Leventis Real Estate, Druckfarben Nigeria Ltd, and Chrisstahl Nigeria Ltd.
A.G. Leventis Enriching Lives
A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc., continues to grow and expand, while also enriching lives in Nigeria & Europe (Cyprus & Greece) with aim to support educational, cultural, artistic and philanthropic causes.
A.G. Leventis Careers
A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc., provides West Africa with new career opportunities to be part of AGL today through the A.G. Leventis Recruitment Portal.
A.G. Leventis Investment Opportunities
A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc., continues to seek business development and investment partnership opportunities with reputable and world-renown brands for possible investment in Nigeria.
For more information on investment opportunities please visit our Investor Relations Page.
A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc., currently employs over 1.200 people and has a turnover of approximately USD120Mn