Firm also takes award for ‘best structured finance house’
By Ada Anioji
FBN Capital Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc demonstrated sterling strength recently with its bagging critical awards in asset management, best structured finance house and best investment house in Nigeria in surveys and awards from three 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.
Commenting on the development, Margaret Baale. Ag. Managing Director of FBN Capital stated, “We are pleased to have commenced the year on such a high note by winning these prestigious awards.”
“We are always humbled by credible recognition because we know they are 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.” she added.
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.
FBN Capital is the Investment Banking and Asset Management business of FBN Holdings Plc.
L-R – Lolade Sasore, Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, FBN Merchant Bank; Sister Felicia Adeola, Vice Principal Admin, Holy Child Catholic School, Ado-Ekiti; Kayode Akinkugbe, Managing Director, FBN Merchant Bank and Gbemisola Orimolade, Human Resources, FBN Merchant Bank; at the 2017 Financial Literacy Day celebration in Ekiti as part of Global Money Week.