Accolades


African Banker

Deal of the year: $300m Diaspora bond, Nigeria(2018)

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

Infrastructure deal of the year: Nacala Railway and Port Corridor(2018)

Investment Bank of the year(2018)

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 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: International Breweries mergers with Intafact Beverages and Pabod Breweries(2017)

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 bank in Zambia(2018)

Best bond house in Africa(2017)

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

Best corporate bond in Africa: Helios Towers Africa’s US$600mn debut issuance(2017)

Best corporate bond in EMEA: Sibayane Gold’s debut IS$1.05bn issuance(2017)

Best equity house in Africa(2016)

Best local currency bond house(2016)

Best local currency loan in Africa: M-Kopa’s US$55mn Kenya and Ugandan receivables-based loan\(2017)

Best naira bond: Lafarge Africa(2016)

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

Best rand bond: MTN Holdings ZAR2bn issuance(2017)

Best refinancing in Africa: 21st Century Food's US$25mn term loan (2017)

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

Best securitisation deal in Africa: Transsec 3's ZAR505mn SME and auto loans asset-backed securitization(2017)

Best sovereign syndicated loan: Kenya’s US$1bn dual tranche loan(2017)

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 structured finance deal in Africa: Coral South DMCC's floating LNG US$4.63 greenfield ECA multisource project financing(2017)

Best structured finance deal in EMEA: Nacala Corridor railway line US$5.1bn project(2017)

Best supranational bond: BOAD(2016)

Most innovative bond: Nigeria’s US$300mn diaspora issuance(2017)

Emeafinance African Banking Awards

Best Bank in Botswana(2018)

Best Bank in Uganda(2017)

Best Investment Bank in Africa(2016)

Best Investment Bank in Angola(2018)

Best bank in Zambia(2017)

Best bank in Zimbabwe(2018)

Best bank in Zimbabwe(2017)

Best bond house in Ghana(2018)

Best broker in Rwanda(2016)

Best broker in Rwanda(2018)

Best broker in Uganda(2016)

Best broker in Uganda(2018)

Best debt house in Nigeria(2016)

Best debt house in Nigeria(2018)

Best equity house in Nigeria(2018)

Best equity house in South African(2018)

Best foreign bank in Ghana(2018)

Best foreign investment bank in Kenya(2018)

Best foreign investment bank in Nigeria(2016)

Best foreign investment bank in Nigeria(2018)

Best investment bank in Africa(2018)

Best investment bank in Angola(2018)

Best investment bank in Angola(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 Malawi(2018)

Best investment bank in Malawi(2017)

Best investment bank in Mozambique(2018)

Best investment bank in Mozambique(2016)

Best investment bank in Namibia(2018)

Best investment bank in Namibia(2016)

Best investment bank in South Africa(2016)

Best investment bank in Tanzania(2016)

Best investment bank in Tanzania(2018)

Best investment bank in Uganda(2018)

Best investment bank in Uganda(2016)

Best investment bank in Zambia(2016)

Best loan house in Nigeria(2018)

Best local bank in South Africa(2016)

Best local bank in South Africa(2018)

Best local investment bank in Kenya(2018)

Best local investment bank in SA(2018)

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 infrastructure deal in emea: Coral South DMCC’s floating LNG project in Mozambique(2017)

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; 2017)

Best FX services in Africa(2016; 2018)

Best Foreign Exchange Services in Africa(2017)

Best Foreign Exchange services in Africa(2015)

Best Transactional Bank for FIs in Africa(2017)

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

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

Best cash management services in Africa(2018)

Best trade finance services in Africa(2018)

Best trade finance services in Africa(2017)

Best transactional bank for FI’s in Africa(2017)

Best treasury services in Africa(2018)

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; 2018)

Best Bank in South Africa(2017)

Best Bank in Uganda(2018)

Best Bank, Zambia(2016)

Best Investment Bank in Angola(2018)

Best bank South Africa(2018)

Best bank for wealth management in Africa(2018)

Best bank in Uganda(2017; 2018)

Best investment bank in Angola(2018)

Best investment bank in Kenya(2018)

Best investment bank in Malawi(2018)

Best investment bank in Nigeria(2018)

Best investment bank in South Africa(2017)

Euromoney’s Real Estate Survey

Debt Capital Markets, Africa(2016)

Debt Capital Markets, Ghana(2016)

Debt Capital Markets, Nigeria(2016; 2017)

Debt capital market transactions, Africa(2018)

Equity Finance, Africa(2017)

Equity Finance, Ghana(2016)

Equity finance Nigeria(2017)

Equity finance, Africa(2018)

Loan Finance, Africa(2017)

Loan Finance, Ghana(2016)

Loan Finance, Nigeria(2017)

Loan finance, Africa(2018)

Loan finance, Nigeria(2018)

M&A Advisory, Africa(2016)

M&A Advisory, Nigeria(2017)

Overall South Africa(2016)

Overall, Africa(2018)

Overall, Ghana(2017)

Overall, Mozambique(2017)

Overall, Nigeria(2017)

Euromoney’s Real Estate Survey 2014

Overall, South Africa(2015)

GTR Leaders in Trade

Best trade finance bank in Southern and Eastern Africa(2016)

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 Bank for Liquidity Management in Africa(2019)

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(2018)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Africa (2016)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Africa(2018)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Nigeria(2018)

Best Treasury and Cash Management Bank in Angola, Botswana and South Africa (2019)

Best securities Lender in Africa(2016)

Overall Best Bank for Cash Management in Africa (2019)

Global Finance World's Safest Banks

Safest Bank in Africa(2018)

Safest Bank in Kenya(2018)

Safest Bank in South Africa(2018)

Safest Bank in Uganda(2018)

Global Finance World’s Best Banks

Best Bank in Africa (2017)

Best Bank in Botswana(2017)

Best bank in Botswana(2018)

Best bank in Mauritius(2018)

Best bank in South Africa(2018)

Best bank in Uganda(2018)

Global Finance World’s Best Banks 2017

Best Bank in Africa(2017; 2018)

Best Bank in Mauritius(2017)

Best Bank in Namibia(2017)

Global Finance World’s Best Emerging Markets Bank

Best Bank in Uganda(2016)

Best bank in Mauritius(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 FX provider in Africa(2018)

Best FX provider in Africa(2019)

Best FX provider in Kenya(2019)

Best FX provider in Nigeria(2019)

Best FX provider in Uganda(2019)

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(2017)

Global Finance World’s Best Global Bank

Best Bank in Malawi(2017)

Best bank in Botswana(2017)

Global Finance World’s Best Investment Bank

Best Emerging Markets Bank in the world(2017)

Best Investment Bank in Africa(2017)

Best Investment Bank in Africa(2018)

Best Investment Bank in Angola(2016)

Best Investment Bank in Angola(2018)

Best Investment Bank in Ghana(2017)

Best Investment Bank in Ghana(2018)

Best Investment Bank in Kenya(2016; 2017)

Best Investment Bank in Mozambique(2016)

Best M&A Bank in Africa(2017)

Best M&A Bank in Africa(2018)

Best investment bank in Angola(2016; 2017)

Global Finance World’s Best Securities Services Providers 2017

Best securities lender in Africa(2017)

Best sub-custodian bank in Africa(2017)

Best sub-custodian bank in Mozambique(2017)

Best sub-custodian bank in Namibia(2017)

Best treasury & cash management provider in Angola(2017; 2018)

Best treasury & cash management provider in Kenya(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 in Nigeria(2014)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Ghana(2016)

Best Sub-Custodian Bank, Nigeria(2016)

Best sub-custodian bank in Africa(2018)

Best sub-custodian bank in Mozambique(2018)

Best sub-custodian bank in Namibia(2018)

Best sub-custodian bank in Nigeria(2018)

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(2018)

Best trade finance provider in Africa(2016; 2017)

Best trade finance provider in Angola(2016; 2017)

Best trade finance provider in Botswana(2018)

Best trade finance provider in Kenya(2016; 2017)

Best trade finance provider in Kenya(2018)

Best trade finance provider in South Africa(2018)

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 Liquidity Management in Africa(2018)

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; 2018)

Best Treasury & Cash Management Provider in Botswana(2018)

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

Best Treasury & Cash Management Provider in South Africa(2018)

Best bank for liquidity management in Africa(2018)

Best overall bank for cash management in Africa(2017)

Global Investor

Overall winner in 11 Markets(2018)

Overall winner in sub-Saharan Africa(2017)

Winner in Botswana(2017)

Winner in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe(2018)

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)

PFI Awards

African Renewables Deal of the Year (2014)

The Banker

Best Transactional Bank for Africa(2016)

The Banker Bank of the Year Awards

Bank of the Year Africa(2016)

Bank of the Year Botswana(2016)

Bank of the Year Malawi(2016)

Bank of the Year South Africa(2016)

Bank of the Year Swaziland(2016)

Bank of the Year Tanzania(2016)

Bank of the Year Uganda(2016)

Bank of the year - Angola(2017)

Bank of the year - South Africa(2017)

Bank of the year Zambia(2017)

Bank of the year in Africa(2018)

Bank of the year in Namibia(2018)

Bank of the year in South Africa(2018)

The Banker Deals of the Year for Africa

Africa - High Yield & Leveraged Finance: J&J Transports $105m Loan(2018)

Africa - Securitisation & Structured Finance: Transsec 3 (RF)'s ZAR 2.5bn securitization programme(2018)

Africa - Bonds: Corporates Sibanye Gold $1.05bn bond(2018)

Africa - Infrastructure & Project Finance: Nacala Corridor Railway & Port Project(2018)

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

BOAD Eurobond(2016)

Deal of the year - Africa - Bonds: Corporates(2016)

Deal of the year - Africa - Capital Markets FIG(2017)

Deal of the year - Africa - High Yield & Leveraged Finance(2016)

Financing of Liquid Telecom's acquisition of Neotel - Dual currency funding package consisting of $330m & ZAR3.3Bn(2016)

MTN Eurobond - $1Bn Long & 10 year Reg A/144A Dual Tranche Bond Offering(2017)

 Loans: M-Kopa's $55m Loan(2018)

The Banker Investment Banking Awards

Debt Primary Markets team: Most innovative team (2016)

The Banker Top 100 World Bank Rankings

145th in the world by tier one capital (up from 149th in 2017)(2018)

1st in Africa by tier one capital(2018)

The Banker Top 500 Banking Brands

130th in the World by Brand Value (Up from 134th last Year)(2017)

1st in Africa by Brand Value(2017)

1st in Africa by brand value(2017)

1st in South Africa by Brand Value(2017)

The Banker Transaction Bank Awards

Transaction bank of the year in Africa(2017)

Trade and Forfaiting Review

Best Trade Bank in Africa(2016)

Best Trade Bank in sub-Saharan Africa(2016)

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