emeafinance announces Africa banking award winners

Published: October 16, 2008

emeafinance has announced the winners of its inaugural Africa banking awards. The awards recognise the best banks throughout Africa, over the last exciting 12 months for the continent.
The awards generated a great response, with banks from all over Africa sending in submissions. emeafinance chose the winners based on key indicators such as market share, key deals, strategy, profitability, return on equity, and cost/income ratio.

You can read a full write-up of the awards here.

The winners are:

Best pan-African Investment Bank: Standard Bank
Best Newcomer to pan-African Investment Banking: Renaissance Capital
Best Foreign pan-African Investment Bank: Morgan Stanley
Best pan-African Law Firm: Denton Wilde Sapte
Best Bank in Angola: BES Angola
Best Bank in Egypt: CIB
Best Investment Bank in Egypt: EFG Hermes
Best Bank in Ghana: The Trust Bank
Best Foreign Investment Banks in Ghana: Exotix, Iroko Securities
Best Bank in Kenya: Kenya Commercial Bank
Best Local Brokerage in Kenya: Dyer & Blair
Best Foreign Investment Bank in Kenya: Morgan Stanley
Best Bank in Mauritius: Barclays Bank Mauritius
Best Bank in Morocco: Attijariwafa Bank
Best Investment Bank in Morocco: Societe Generale Maroc
Best Bank in Namibia: Bank Windhoek
Best Bank in Nigeria: Oceanic Bank
Best International Strategy in Nigeria: United Bank for Africa
Best Investment Bank and Asset Manager in Nigeria: Zenith Capital
Best New Investment Bank in Nigeria: Vetiva Capital Management
Best Bank in South Africa: Standard Bank
Best Foreign Investment Bank in South Africa: JPMorgan
Best Bank in Uganda: Crane Bank

emeafinance will be holding a charity awards luncheon for the winners on December 8 at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London.