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FCMB Capital Markets emerges best local investment bank in Nigeria


FCMB Capital Markets Limited, the investment banking arm of FCMB Group plc, has been adjudged the “Best Local Investment Bank in Nigeria” at the 2014 African Banking Awards, organised by EMEA Finance magazine.

This award recognises the outstanding achievements of FCMB Capital Markets over the past year, having supported the successful execution of landmark transactions of major corporate organisations across various sectors of the Nigerian economy through the provision of capital raising and advisory services.

Speaking at the awards ceremony held recently in London, Tolu Osinibi, executive director of FCMB Capital Markets, said: “This award further validates our strategic focus on consistently supporting our clients by providing objective, expert advisory and execution services, thereby helping them to become market leaders and increase shareholder value.

“Looking ahead in 2015, our client promise remains to deliver the highest quality advice with discretion, integrity and insight; we will therefore proactively engage our clients to better understand how the current economic headwinds impact them, and assist them with crafting solutions that will help them get through this challenging period.”

The EMEA Finance African Banking Awards annually recognises financial institutions that have demonstrated leadership in their sectors, within their country and across the EMEA region.

Tim Burke, editor of EMEA Finance magazine, said: “We were greatly impressed with the in-depth submission and the variety of high-profile deals handled by FCMB Capital Markets, including project financing, DCM deals and acquisition funding. It’s a fantastic performance in a competitive market, and we hope the award is a welcome recognition of the hard work entailed.”

FCMB Capital Markets is a leading adviser across diverse sectors including oil and gas, power, commercial real estate, financial services, consumer goods and telecommunications. Its services include arranging debt and equity finance; project and structured finance; mergers, acquisitions and disposals; strategic advisory, including balance sheet and corporate restructuring.