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2017 Winners

Groupe Crédit Agricole (Morocco) Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Caisse Centrale de Garantie (Morocco) Award for Financial Inclusion
OGP sale to Helios (Argentil) Deal of the Year Ð Equity
Helios Towers, $600m debut High Yield Offering (Standard Bank) Deal of the Year Ð Debt
AFC and Harith Asset Merger (Africa Finance Corporation) Infrastructure Deal of the Year
Waheed A. Olagunju, Bank of Industry African Banker Icon
Amadou Ba (Senegal) Finance Minister of the Year
Citi Lifetime Achievement Award
Ecobank – MasterCard Innovation in Banking
Equity Bank (Kenya) Best Retail Bank in Africa
Attijariwafa Bank Best Regional Bank in North Africa
Orabank Best Regional Bank in West Africa
Trust Merchant Bank Best Regional Bank in Central Africa
KCB Bank Best Regional Bank in East Africa
Mauritius Commercial Bank Best Regional Bank in Southern Africa
Rand Merchant Bank (South Africa) Investment Bank of the Year
Rameswurlall Basant Roi (Mauritius) Central Bank Governor of the Year
Guaranty Trust Bank (Nigeria) African Banker of the Year
GT Bank Group
African Bank of the Year

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2017 Nominees

African Bank of the Year: 

GT Bank Group

Afreximbank

Attijariwafa Bank, (Morocco)

Mauritius Commercial Bank (Mauritius)

Standard Bank Group (South Africa)

 

African Banker of the Year:

Segun Agbaje, MD, GTB (Nigeria)

Jeremy Awori, MD, Barclays Bank (Kenya)

Dr Charles Kimei, MD, CRDB Bank (Tanzania)

James Mwangi, Group MD and CEO, Equity Bank (Kenya)

Joshua Nyamweya Olgara, Group CEO, KCB (Kenya)

Dr Benedict Okey Oramah, President, Afreximbank

 

Best Retail Bank in Africa:

Ecobank (Togo)

Equity Bank (Kenya)

KCB (Kenya)

SBM Bank (Mauritius)

UBA (Ghana)

 

Investment Bank of the Year:

FBN Capital (Nigeria)

Fieldstone (South Africa)

Rand Merchant Bank (South Africa)

Standard Bank Group (South Africa)

Vetiva (Nigeria)

 

Financial Inclusion Award

African Local Currency Bond Fund

Amhara Credit and Savings Institution (Ethiopia)

Business Development Fund (Rwanda)

Caisse Centrale de Garantie (Morocco)

Verdant Capital (South Africa)

 

Socially Responsible Bank of the Year:

East African Development Bank

EFG Hermes (Egypt)

Guaranty Trust Bank (Nigeria)

KCB Foundation (Kenya)

Groupe Crédit Agricole du Maroc (Morocco)

 

Innovation in Banking Award:

African Development Bank

Ecobank ( Togo)

First Bank (Nigeria)

Millenium Bim (Mozambique)

Wari (Senegal)

 

Deal of the Year – Debt:

Brait, $675m Acquisition Facility (RMB)

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

Kenya Power & Lighting Company dual tranche syndicated loan (Standard Chartered)

Neconde Energy Medium Term Facility (FBN Capital)

Standard Bank/Commercial Bank of Africa $25m Cross Currency Swap (Frontclear)

 

Deal of the Year – Equity:

CDC $65m Equity Investment in Zambeef

Ethos Capital IPO (RMB)

Neotel Sale to Liquid Telecom (RMB)

OGP sale to Helios (Argentil)

SGI Africa fund Raising (Lazard)

 

Infrastructure Deal of the Year:

AFC and Harith Asset Merger (Africa Finance Corporation)

Amandi Energy IPP, Ghana (Fieldstone)

Kathu 100MW Solar Park, South Africa (RMB)

Senergy Solar Plant, Senegal (Hogan Lovells)

Zambia Electricity Supply Corp. Power projects (Standard Chartered)

 

2016 Winners

Commercial International Bank (CIB) Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Ecobank Award for Financial Inclusion
Naspers $2.5bn Accelerated Equity Offering (Citi) Deal of the Year Ð Equity
CameroonÕs Currency Swap (Lazard) Deal of the Year Ð Debt
Azura-Edo IPP Infrastructure Deal of the Year
Daniel Matjila African Banker Icon
Alamine Ousmane Mey Finance Minister of the Year
Paul Fokam Lifetime Achievement Award
Guaranty Trust Bank Innovation in Banking
BCI Mozambique Best Retail Bank in Africa
Commercial International Bank (CIB) Best Regional Bank in North Africa
Atlantic Business International Best Regional Bank in West Africa
BGFI Best Regional Bank in Central Africa
CRDB Bank Best Regional Bank in East Africa
MCB Best Regional Bank in Southern Africa
Rand Merchant Bank Investment Bank of the Year
Patrick Njoroge Central Bank Governor of the Year
Segun Agbaje African Banker of the Year
Attijariwafa Bank African Bank of the Year

 


2015 Winners

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) Infrastructure Deal of the Year
Attijariwafa Bank Best Regional Bank: North Africa
Banco de Comercio e Investimentos Best Regional Bank: Southern Africa
Bank of Kigali Best Regional Bank: East Africa
Banque Populaire African Bank of the Year
BIM – Banco Internacional de Moçambique (Millennium bim) Award for Innovation in Banking
BMCE BANK Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Commercial International Bank (Egypt) S.A.E Trade Finance Deal of the Year
Credit Suisse AG, London Branch Deal of the Year – Debt
Albert Essien – Ecobank Transnational Incorporated African Banker of the Year
Fondation Attawfiq Micro-Finance Award for Financial Inclusion
Groupe BGFIBank Best Regional Bank: Central Africa
Orabank Best Regional Bank: West Africa
Tidjane Thiam – Prudential African Banker Icon
Rand Merchant Bank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited Investment Bank of the Year
Senegal Sukuk, Citi and ICD Best Islamic Finance Initiative
Standard Advisory London Limited Deal of the Year – Equity
Standard Bank Group Limited Best Retail Bank in Africa
Jim Ovia – Zenith Bank Lifetime Achievement Award
Hon. Claver Gatete Finance Minister of the Year
Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u Central Bank Governor of the Year

 


2014 Winners

Andrew Alli – Africa Finance Corporation African Banker Icon
Bank of Kigali Best Regional Bank in Africa : East Africa
Banque Centrale Populaire Best Regional Bank in Africa : North Africa
Banque Islamique de Mauritanie Best Islamic Finance Initiative
CitiGroup Global Markets Deal of the Year- Equity
Vivienne Yeda – East African Development Bank African Banker of the Year
Ecobank Mali Best Regional Bank in Africa : West Africa
GTBank African Bank of the Year
Investec Asset Management Fund of the Year
Mastercard Award for financial Inclusion
Nedbank Award for Innovation in Banking
Nedbank Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company Mortgage Bank of the Year
Rand Merchant Bank Investment Bank of the Year
Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc Best Regional Bank in Africa: Southern Africa
Standard Chartered Bank Deal of the Year- Debt
State Bank Mauritius Best Retail Bank in Africa
Trust Merchant Bank Best Regional Bank in Africa : Central Africa
Elizabeth Mary Okelo Lifetime Achievement Award
HE Linah Mohohlo Central Bank Governor of the Year
HE President Paul Kagame Special Recognition Award
Hon Armando Manuel Finance Minister of the Year

 


2013 Winners

Africa Garanty Fund Award for Financial Inclusion
Attijariwafa Bank African Bank of the Year
Joao Figueiredo – Banco Unico African Banker of the Year
Banque Populaire Best Retail Bank in Africa
CFC Stanbic & Fieldstone Deal of the Year
Citadel Capital Private Equity Fund of the Year
Ecobank Transnational Togo Award for Innovation in Banking
Gulf African Bank Best Islamic Finance Initiative
Nedbank Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Rand Merchant Bank Investment Bank of the Year
Standard Bank Fixed Income Deal of the Year
Michael Joseph African Banker Icon

 


2012 Winners

Access Bank Best Regional Bank in Africa : West Africa
Attijariwafa Bank Best Regional Bank in Africa : North Africa
Bank of Kigali Best Regional Bank in Africa : East Africa
BCI Best Regional Bank in Africa: Southern Africa
BGFI Best Regional Bank in Africa : Central Africa
BMCE Bank Group Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Citadel Capital Investment Fund/Private Equity Fund of the Year
Coris Bank International Best Retail Bank in Africa
Ecobank African Bank of the Year
Equity Bank Award for Innovation in Banking
Dr Eleni Gabre-Mahdin – Ethiopia Commodities Exchange African Banker Icon
Groupe Banque Populaire Award for financial Inclusion
Olusegun Agbaje – Guaranty Trust Bank African Banker of the Year
Renaissance Capital Investment Bank of the Year
Standard Bank Group Deal of the Year
Standard Chartered Bank Best Bond Deal
Arnold Ekpe Lifetime Achievement Award
HE Kerfalla Yansané Finance Minister of the Year
HE Mustapha Kamel Nabli Central Bank Governor of the Year

 


2011 Winners

Actis Investment Fund/Private Equity Fund of the Year
EB-Accion Savings & Loans Company Microfinance Institution/Project of the Year
EFG-Hermes Investment Bank of the Year
Equity African Banker of the Year
FirstBank Most Innovative Bank of the Year
Millennium BIM Best Local Bank in Africa
National bank of Egypt Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc Deal of the Year
Standard Bank Group African Bank of the Year
Adebayo Ogunlesi African Banker Icon
Evelyn Oputu Lifetime Achievement Award
HE Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile – Governor of the Bank of Uganda Central Bank Governor of the Year
HE Situmbeko Musokotwane Finance Minister of the Year

 


2010 Winners

Access Bank Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Actis  Investment Fund/Private Equity Fund of the Year
African Finance Corporation Deal of the Year
Amhara Credit and Saving Institution (ACSI Microfinance Institution of the Year
Attijariwafa Bank African Bank of the Year
Banque Internationale Arabe Tunise (BIAT) Best Local Bank in Africa
Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) Best Development Bank of the year
Ecobank-Nedbank Alliance Most Innovative Bank of the Year
Dr. James Mwangi – Equity African Banker of the Year
Renaissance Capital Investment Bank of the Year
Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc Best issuing House
Standard Chartered Bank Best Global Bank of the Year
Syda Bbumba Finance Minister of the Year

 


2009 Winners

Absa Most Innovative Bank of the Year
African Development Bank Best Development Bank of the year
Barclays Best Global Bank of the Year
Citadel Investment Fund/Private Equity Fund of the Year
Ecobank African Bank of the Year
Equity Microfinance Institution of the Year
GTB African Banker of the Year
NBC Local Bank
Nedbank SCR
Nedbank Capital Deal of the Year
Tito Mboweni – Reserve Bank Central Bank Governor of the Year
Standard Bank Investment Bank of the Year
Dr. Youssef Bourtos-Ghali Finance Minister of the Year

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