FBN Capital Emerges ‘Best Investment Bank’ in Nigeria
By Dipo Olowookere
A subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc, FBN Capital Limited, has started off 2017 on a winning note with awards and recognition from reputable financial awards institutions.
The firm was recognised as the ‘Best Asset Manager in Nigeria’ in the prestigious Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey; and also won awards for ‘Best Structured Finance House in Africa’ at the EMEAFinance Achievement Awards; and ‘Best Investment Bank in Nigeria’ at the Global Finance Awards for several successfully delivered transactions in 2016.
Acting Managing Director of FBN Capital, Margaret Baale, which commenting on the development, stated that, “We are pleased to have commenced the year on such a high note by winning these prestigious awards.”
She said further that, “We are always humbled by independent recognition because we know it is the result of true teamwork and a commitment to excellence.
“We are proud to share these with our partners, and remain grateful to them for being the inspiration behind the opportunities we deliver.”
The prestigious Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey is the industry’s leading barometer of the world’s best service and product providers.
The survey covers 15 different product and client categories and has ranking results in 70 countries, in which FBN Capital Asset Management emerged number one in Nigeria.
FBN Capital also won the EMEAFinance award for the Best Structured Finance House in Africa for the Neconde Energy Limited Senior Secured Medium term facility deal in which the company acted as the structuring and Financial Modelling Bank and one of the lead arrangers. The EMEAFinance awards exemplify the innovative work-taking place in each region’s capital market.
The Global Finance Awards seek to reflect the innovation, achievement, strategy, progressive and inspirational changes taking place within the global financial community.