CAMEROON WINS BIG AT THIS YEAR’s AFRICAN BANKERS AWARDS!!

Hello people…So Cameroon was a big winner at this year’s African Banker Awards with 3 Awards.

The African Bankers Awards, under the patronage of the African Development Banks celebrates the best and brightest of the Finance & Banking industry in Africa. The 10th edition of the awards took place in Lusaka Zambia on May 25th 2016.

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Winners of the 2016 African Banker Awards have been announced in Lusaka, Zambia. For the first time, two Cameroonians feature among the laureates, with Alamine Ousmane Mey winning the Minister of Finance category, and leading banker Paul Fokam awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Cameroon scored a hat trick as Lazard’s credit enhanced currency swap won the award for Deal of the Year – Debt.

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The full list of the awards below..

THE 2016 AFRICAN BANKER AWARD WINNERS

Bank of the Year

Attijariwafa Bank (Morocco)

Banker of the Year

Segun Agbaje – GTBank (Nigeria)

Minister of Finance of the Year

Alamine Ousmane Mey (Cameroon)

Central Bank Governor of the Year

Patrick Njoroge (Kenya)

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Daniel Matjila, CEO PIC (South Africa)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Paul Fokam, Founder Afriland First Bank (Cameroon)

Investment Bank of the Year

Rand Merchant Bank (South Africa)

Award for Financial Inclusion

Ecobank (Togo)

Best Retail Bank

BCI (Mozambique)

Socially Responsible Bank of the Year

Commercial International Bank (Egypt)

 Innovation in Banking

Guaranty Trust Bank (Nigeria)

Deal of the Year – Equity

Naspers $2.5bn Accelerated Equity Offering (Citi)

Deal of the Year – Debt

Cameroon’s Currency Swap (Lazard)

Infrastructure Deal of the Year

Azura – Edo IPP (Fieldstone; Rand Merchant Bank; Standard Bank; IFC)

Best Regional Bank in North Africa

Commercial International Bank (Egypt)

Best Regional Bank in West Africa

Banque Atlantique (Côte d’Ivoire)

Best Regional Bank in Central Africa

BGFI (Gabon)

Best Regional Bank in East Africa

CRDB Bank (Tanzania)

Best Regional Bank in Southern Africa

MCB (Mauritius)

#Team237 Whoot Whoot!! For more on the African Bankers Awards, check out the #ABKA2016 on twitter! Looking forward to more awards and recognitions.

Have a nice weekend

Y.M.
IRepCamer

Author: IRepCamer

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