Federal Palace Resort house owners report N31.6 billion loss in 2023, shareholders’ funds worn out


Vacationer Firm of Nigeria Plc, the house owners of Federal Palace Resort have reported a loss earlier than tax of about N31.6 billion for the {financial} yr ended December 2023.  

The corporate’s losses elevated by virtually 900% from 2022 when it recorded a pre-tax lack of N3.2 billion.  

The scale of the losses successfully worn out the shareholder funds of the corporate resulting in a detrimental fairness of N7.8 billion. 

Key Highlights FY 2023 vs FY 2022 

  • Income: N4.26 billion, +7% YoY  
  • Expenditure: N5.6 billion, +21% YoY  
  • Working loss: N1.4 billion, +104% YoY  
  • Internet finance prices: N30.3 billion, +1111% YoY  
  • Loss earlier than tax: N31.6 billion, +896% YoY  
  • Loss for the yr: N31.7 billion, +886% YoY   
  • Internet money generated from working actions: N145.2 million, -38% YoY  

The losses incurred by the corporate was triggered by a whopping N30.3 billion in foreign exchange losses largely attributable to its overseas forex loans.

The loans totalling $67.7 million, divided into $22.1 million, $23.8 million, and $21.7 million are owed to its associated corporations, Ikeja Resort, Solar Resort, and Omamo Funding Ltd respectively.

The loans to Omamo Investments Ltd are in dispute as acknowledged within the consequence filings.  

Commentary: Within the {financial} yr, Federal Palace Resort generated N2.93 billion from its hospitality enterprise, a 25% enhance from the N2.36 billion generated in 2022. Nevertheless, its on line casino’s income by 18% to N1.34 billion from N1.63 billion in 2022.  

Throughout the yr, the resort’s value of gross sales on meals and drinks declined by 24% to N215 million, from N281.3 million, indicative of diminished gross sales of meals and drinks within the yr.  

The corporate’s energy and gas prices additionally elevated by 8% throughout the yr to N1.06 billion, from N981 million. 

Federal Palace Resort’s shareholder’s loans  

Federal Palace which is majorly owned by the South African hospitality group, Solar Worldwide has a historical past of indebtedness to Omamo Funding Company, an organization associated to a few of its administrators. 

For greater than 10 years, a few of these loans have been problems with authorized disputes. 

In July 2021, the board of administrators of Solar Worldwide Restricted, the bulk shareholder in Vacationer Firm of Nigeria, agreed with Ikeja Accommodations Plc, that are shareholders and lenders to the corporate, in addition to Omamo Funding Company Restricted.  

A part of the Treaty is a waiver of the curiosity that may have accrued on the corporate’s shareholders and associated get together loans from March 1, 2020, until an Treaty was reached by the events concerned.  

Although there’s been a waiver on the corporate curiosity bills, the devaluation of the Naira in 2023 led to a N30.3 billion addition within the firm’s legal responsibility to its shareholders.

The shareholders and associated get together loans elevated from N31.25 billion as of FYE 2022 to N61.5 billion as of FYE 2023.  


Observe us for Breaking Information and Market Intelligence.
whatsapp banner
Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.