FBN Capital Limited has been awarded
the prestigious 2015 Best Africa Investment
Bank Award by the Africa Investor Group,
a leading international investment and
communications firm. The award which
was received at the CEO Institutional
Investment Summit and Institutional
Investment Capital Market Awards in
New York, USA last week was conferred
in recognition of the firm’s leading role in
power, infrastructure, capital markets and other financing programs over the past year.
Launched in 2007, the award series is
designed to recognise Africa’s best performing
stock exchanges, listed companies, investment
banks, research teams, regulators, socially
responsible companies and sovereign wealth
and pension fund investors. Commenting on
the Award winners, Hubert Danso, CEO and
Vice Chairman of Africa Investor, said, “We
are delighted to be able to say that this year’s
winners are our most exciting yet, and are
testament to the ever-improving investment
climate in Africa.” In April 2015, acting as Technical Bank
and Structuring Bank, FBN Capital closed
Seplat Petroleum Development Company
Plc’s US$700 million seven year secured
term facility, which included an option to
upsize the facility by up to an additional
US$700 million for qualifying acquisition
opportunities. The firm was also
appointed as the mandated Lead Arranger,
Structuring Bank, Modelling Bank,
Initial Technical Bank and Global Facility
Coordinator of the Accugas syndicated