Accolades


African Banker

Best Infrastructure Deal of the Year for Azura - Edo IPP(2016)

Deal of the Year – Equity Seplat IPO (2015)

Helios Towers, $600m debut High Yield Offering(2017)

Banker Africa

Best Investment Bank, Southern Africa(2016)

Best corporate bank – Ghana(2016)

Best corporate bank, Kenya(2016)

Best corporate bank, Southern Africa(2016)

Best investment bank – West Africa(2016)

Best investment bank, Tanzania(2016)

Best regional bank, South Africa(2016)

Best retail bank, South Africa(2016)

Best retail bank, South Africa(2016)

Best retail bank, Uganda(2016)

Best retail bank, Uganda(2016)

EMEAFINANCE

Best Investment Bank in Uganda(2013; 2014)

Emeafinance Achievement Awards

Best Equity house in Africa(2016)

Best IPO in Africa: Dis-Chem Pharmacies(2016)

Best M&A deal in Africa: Brait’s stake in Virgin Active Group(2015)

Best M&A deal in Africa: Liquid Telecommunications buys Neotel(2016)

Best M&A deal in Emea: Anheuser-Busch InBev buys SABMiller(2015)

Best M&A house in Africa(2016)

Best convertible bond in Africa: Steinhoff’s EUR1.1bn issuance(2015)

Best equity house in Africa(2016)

Best local currency bond house(2016)

Best naira bond: Lafarge Africa(2016)

Best private equity investment in EMEA: Brait Mauritius acquires New Look Retail(2015)

Best restructuring in Africa: Lonmin’s refinancing and rights offer(2015)

Best sovereign syndicated loan: Kenya’s US$750mn loan(2015)

Best structured finance deal in Africa: Sonangol Finance’s US$1bn crude oil sales(2015)

Best supranational bond: BOAD(2016)

Emeafinance African Banking Awards

Best Investment Bank in Africa(2016)

Best broker in Rwanda(2016)

Best broker in Uganda(2016)

Best debt house in Nigeria(2016)

Best foreign investment bank in Nigeria(2016)

Best investment bank in Angola(2016)

Best investment bank in Botswana(2016)

Best investment bank in Ghana(2016)

Best investment bank in Kenya(2016)

Best investment bank in Mozambique(2016)

Best investment bank in Namibia(2016)

Best investment bank in South Africa(2016)

Best investment bank in Tanzania(2016)

Best investment bank in Uganda(2016)

Best investment bank in Zambia(2016)

Best local bank in South Africa(2016)

Emeafinance Project Finance Awards

Best PPP deal in Africa: Azura-Edo IPP open cycle gas-fired power plant in Nigeria(2015)

Best health care deal: Busamed Harrismith Private Hospital(2016)

Best oil & gas deal in Africa: NNPC Chevron joint venture financing in Nigeria(2015)

Best project finance adviser in Africa(2015)

Best renewables deal in Africa: Karoshoek Solar One’s Ilanga 1 project in South Africa(2015)

Emeafinance Treasury Service Awards

Best Cash Management Services in Africa(2016)

Best FX services in Africa(2016)

Best Foreign Exchange Services in Africa(2016)

Best Foreign Exchange services in Africa(2015)

Best Transactional Bank for FIs in Africa(2016)

Best Transactional Bank for Financial Institutions in Africa(2013; 2014)

Best Transactional Bank for Financial Institutions in Africa (2013; 2014; 2015)

Best transactional bank for FI’s in Africa(2016)

Euromoney

Best South African Trade Bank(2016)

Euromoney Awards of Excellence

Africa’s Best Bank for Markets(2016)

Africa’s Best Bank for Wealth(2016)

Best Bank for Wealth Management in Africa(2017)

Best Bank, Uganda(2016; 2017)

Best Bank, Zambia(2016)

Best Investment Bank in South Africa(2017)

Euromoney’s Real Estate Survey

Debt Capital Markets, Ghana(2016)

Debt Capital Markets, Nigeria(2016)

Equity Finance, Africa(2016)

Equity Finance, Ghana(2016)

Loan Finance, Africa(2016)

Loan Finance, Ghana(2016)

M&A Advisory, Africa(2016)

Overall South Africa(2016)

Overall, Ghana(2016)

Overall, Nigeria(2016)

Euromoney’s Real Estate Survey 2014

Debt Capital Markets, Africa(2015)

Overall, South Africa(2015)

Global Finance Best Treasury & Cash Management

Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in Angola(2017)

Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in Kenya(2017)

Global Finance Magazine

Best Bank for Financial Risk Management in Africa(2016)

Best Emerging Markets Bank in Africa(2016)

Best Emerging Markets Bank in Angola(2016)

Best Emerging Markets Bank in Botswana(2016)

Best Emerging Markets Bank in Mauritius(2016)

Best Emerging Markets Bank in Namibia(2016)

Best Emerging Markets Bank in Uganda(2016)

Best Foreign Exchange Provider, Botswana (2016)

Best Foreign Exchange Provider, Zambia (2016)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank Mozambique and Namibia(2016)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Africa (2016)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Nigeria(2016)

Best securities Lender in Africa(2016)

Global Finance World’s Best Emerging Markets Bank

Best Bank in Uganda(2016)

Best bank in Namibia(2016)

Global Finance World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks

Best Bank in Angola (2016)

Global Finance World’s Best FX Providers

Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Africa(2016; 2017)

Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Angola (2016)

Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Kenya (2016; 2017)

Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Nigeria(2017)

Best Foreign Exchange Provider in South Africa (2016)

Best Foreign Exchange provider in Botswana(2016)

Best Foreign Exchange provider, Zambia(2016; 2017)

Global Finance World’s Best Global Bank

Best Bank in Africa (2017)

Global Finance World’s Best Investment Bank

Best Emerging Markets Bank in the world(2017)

Best Investment Bank in Africa(2016; 2017)

Best Investment Bank in Angola(2016)

Best Investment Bank in Ghana(2017)

Best Investment Bank in Kenya(2016; 2017)

Best Investment Bank in Mozambique(2016)

Best M&A Bank in Africa(2016; 2017)

Best investment bank in Angola(2016; 2017)

Global Finance World’s Best Sub-Custodian Banks

Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Africa(2016)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Mozambique(2016)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Namibia(2016)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Ghana(2016)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Nigeria(2016)

Global Finance World’s Best Trade Finance

Best Trade Finance Bank in Africa(2017)

Best Trade Finance Bank in Angola(2017)

Best Trade Finance Bank in Kenya(2017)

Best Trade Finance Bank in South Africa(2017)

Best trade finance provider in Africa(2016; 2017)

Best trade finance provider in Angola(2016; 2017)

Best trade finance provider in Kenya(2016; 2017)

Best trade finance provider in South Africa(2016; 2017)

Global Finance World’s Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers

Best Bank for Financial Risk Management in Africa(2016)

Best Bank for Short Term Investment/Money in Africa (2015)

Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in Africa(2017)

Best Overall Bank for Cash Management in Africa (2016)

Best Treasury & Cash Management Provider in Angola(2016; 2017)

Best Treasury & Cash Management Provider in Kenya(2016; 2017)

Best Treasury & Cash Management Provider in South Africa(2016)

Global Investor

Overall winner in sub-Saharan Africa(2017)

Winner in Botswana(2017)

Winner in Ghana(2017)

Winner in Kenya(2017)

Winner in Malawi(2017)

Winner in Namibia(2017)

Winner in Nigeria(2017)

Winner in South Africa(2017)

Winner in Swaziland(2017)

Winner in Tanzania(2017)

Winner in Uganda(2017)

Winner in Zambia(2017)

Winner in Zimbabwe(2017)

Global trade review (GTR)

Best Trade Bank for Southern and Eastern Africa(2017)

Best trade finance bank in South Africa(2016)

Best trade finance bank in Sub-Saharan Africa(2016)

Best trade finance bank in Uganda(2016)

The Banker

Best Transactional Bank for Africa(2016)

The Banker Deals of the Year for Africa

Africa – leveraged finance: Brait Mauritius acquisition New Look Retail Group for 783M GBP (Joint Investment Bank(2016)

The Banker Investment Banking Awards

Debt Primary Markets team: Most innovative team (2016)

Trade and Forfaiting Review

Best Trade Bank in Africa(2016)

Best Trade Bank in sub-Saharan Africa(2016)

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