Old Mutual Investment Group: Best ESG Responsible Investor Africa 2021

Old Mutual Investment Group forms part of an organisation with a 175-year history in South Africa. The multi-boutique investment house oversees listed equity AUM for parent company Old Mutual Ltd and offers solutions for institutional and individual investors. Old Mutual

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ThirdWay Africa: Best ESG Merchant Banking Team Africa 2021

When London-based investment firm ThirdWay Africa (TWA) was launched in 2014, its objective was to fundamentally change Africa’s investment landscape. That aim has never faltered, and TWA has kept the focus firmly on the UN’s Environmental, Social and Governance aims

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National Bank of Ethiopia: Best Central Bank Governance Africa 2021

If any corner of the world needs stable institutions, it’s the turbulent Horn of Africa. The National Bank of Ethiopia, the country’s central bank, has a vision stemming from the government’s pledge to build a country where democracy, good governance

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BK Capital: Best Corporate Finance Advisory Rwanda 2021

Over the past four years, Rwandan firm BK Capital has positioned itself as an investment gateway with a client-centric focus. The firm is led by an investment team with a strong track record of exceeding expectations. A network of investment

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DLM Capital Group: Best Structured Finance & Securitisation Team West Africa 2021

DLM Capital Group creates bespoke business solutions for alternative financing and harnessing funds for growth. The Nigerian group focuses on four key sectors — consumer credit, agriculture, microfinance and education. It aligns its operations with a mandate to reduce poverty

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The Access Bank UK Ltd: Best Africa Trade Finance Bank 2021

The Access Bank UK has kept trade finance flowing throughout the pandemic, protecting its staff and ensuring operational continuity. It delivered its promise to prevent furloughs and even brought in new team members. The Access Bank UK increased its income

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QNB ALAHLI: Best SME Bank and Best Retail Bank Egypt 2021

Over the past four decades, QNB ALAHLI has solidified a leading market position as a specialised financial partner for retail and business clients —and the second-largest private bank in Egypt. It has attracted more than 1.2 million clients, offering a

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Convergence Partners: Best TMT Impact Investment Strategy Africa 2021

Convergence Partners is a private equity investor with a strong impact objective and a record of identifying, developing and adding value to investment opportunities in Africa’s Technology Media and Telecom (TMT) sector. The private equity fund manager invests across all

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Roxgold Inc: Best Mining CSR Strategy West Africa 2021

Gold is one of the most sought-after minerals on Earth. It once underpinned national monetary systems and has ever-increasing uses in the modern world, from smartphone componentry to space travel. Roxgold strives to meet this growing global demand in the

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Verdant Capital: Best FinTech Capital Raising Team Africa 2021

Founded in 2013, Verdant Capital is a leading corporate finance advisor and fintech specialist in Africa. Using its extensive investment experience and contacts, it is playing an increasingly important role in the pan-African fintech space. Its track record is garnering

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