Trading in Guaranty Trust Bank shares was suspended on Friday in preparation for the delisting of the bank and subsequent listing of the new Holding Company (Holdco). According to the bank's management, GTBank is adjusting its operating model and service offerings to remain relevant in the financial services sector and position the bank for sustainable long-term growth given the increasing evolution of businesses across the globe.

Post restructuring, the GTB Holdco structure will consist of the banking subsidiaries and the non-banking subsidiaries. The banking subsidiaries will include GTBank (Nigeria, West Africa & East Africa) and GTBank UK while the non-banking subsidiaries will be a payment company, an asset management company, and a pension business.