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The most prestigious event in Africa’s banking and finance sector, the African Banker Awards, is held under the patronage of the African Development Bank. The 10th edition of the awards will take place during the AfDB’s annual meeting.

Nominees & winners

Banker of the Year
Segun Agbaje – GTB Nigeria
Hisham Ezz el Arab – CIB Egypt
Joshua Nyamweya Olgara – KCB Kenya
Dr Charles Kimei – CRDB Bank Tanzania
Paulo Alexandre Duarte de Sousa – BCI Bank Mozambique

Bank of the Year
Attijariwafa, Morocco
Banque Centrale Populaire, Morocco
Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria
Standard Bank Group
Mauritius Commercial Bank, Mauritius

Best Retail Bank
BCI, Mozambique
CRDB Bank, Tanzania
Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria
KCB, Kenya

Investment Bank of the Year
Rand Merchant Bank

Award for Financial Inclusion
Attijariwafa Bank, Morocco
Banque Nationale pour le Developpement Economique, Senegal
Mastercard – National Bank of Egypt
Safaricom and KCB, Kenya

Bank M, Tanzania
BMCE, Morocco
Commercial International Bank, Egypt
Standard Chartered, Zambia

Bidvest and Mastercard, South Africa
Equity Bank, Kenya
Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria
Mauritius Commercial Bank, Mauritius
Ovamba Cameroon Solutions, Cameroon

Deal of the Year – Equity
EDITA Food Industries IPO (EFG)
Mediclinic’s $2.1bn reverse takeover of Al Noor Hospitals (RMB)
Oando $290m rights issue (Vetiva)
Naspers $2.5bn Accelerated Equity Offering (Citi)
Saham’s acquisition of majority stake in Continental Re. (Stanbic IBTC)

Deal of the Year – Debt
Accugas (FBN Capital)
Cameroon’s currency swap (Lazard)
Cote d’Ivoire Sukuk (ICD)
Richard Bay Minerals Syndicated Term (Rand Merchant Bank)
Transcorp Domestic Bond (United Capital and Stanbic IBTC)

Infrastructure Deal of the Year
Azura – Edo IPP (Fieldstone; Rand Merchant Bank; Standard Bank; IFC)
Itezhi-Tezhi Hydro Power Station (Fieldstone)
Maamba Collieries (Barclays)
Minister of Finance Angola Roads Financing (Rand Merchant Bank)
Zina Solar One Power Solar Project (Rand Merchant Bank)

Past awards

Event organisers

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