Stanbic Bank Kenya has been recognised as Kenya’s Best Investment Bank by EuroMoney Awards for Excellence 2020, making it their second win with the Global Institution.
This award is recognition to Stanbic Bank’s ability to deliver solutions across a range of products and services to its customers and further demonstrates a breadth of capabilities in terms of client-driven business across debt, equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, corporate advisory, and areas such as foreign exchange and cash management.
Stanbic Bank Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Anton Marais said, “This recognition speaks volumes of our track record and is a pleasing achievement in Kenya’s highly competitive investment banking environment where we are up against both local and international competitors.”
The award further reaffirms the bank’s leading position in structuring relevant and innovative financial deals for its Corporate & Investment banking customers. It also demonstrates Stanbic’s unparalleled investment banking capabilities and expertise in financial advisory across the country as well as the PanAfrican region which has awarded them the International EMEA Award for 12 years consecutively.
Jonathan Muga, Head of Investment Banking Kenya added that, “We understand the intricacies of the Kenyan market and have the experience, skill and relationships to assist our clients in negotiating the often challenging and complex financial and regulatory environments in Kenya and beyond. Delivering solutions for our clients that allow them to accelerate and grow their portfolio is our focus, and this accolade is evidence that we are on the right track and are making an impact for our clients and the nation at large.”
This was the first Green Bond to be issued in East Africa and the first corporate issuance to be listed on both the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE). It was also the first senior secured bond in Kenya and the first corporate bond to be rated by Moody’s in East Africa.
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