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    Ai African Infrastructure Investment Awards shortlist released

    Africa investor (Ai) has announced the shortlisted candidates for the 2019 Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards. The awards will be presented during the African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders' Summit on 3 September in Cape Town.
    Ai African Infrastructure Investment Awards shortlist released
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    The 2019 Ai Awards will showcase African public and private sector, project investment innovations and the growing international competitiveness of African infrastructure as an investible asset class.

    Commenting on the awards shortlist, Hubert Danso, Ai CEO and vice chairman, said, “Africa investor is delighted to note that Ai is successfully attracting and seeing many new entrants participating in Africa’s infrastructure investment opportunities. We wish all the nominees best with their entries.”

    2019 Ai African Infrastructure Investment Awards shortlist

    Ai Advisor of the Year

    1. Lazard
    2. Citi Group
    3. LionTree Advisors LLC
    4. Rothschild & Co
    5. Bowmans Law
    6. HSBC Group
    7. Standard Chartered Bank
    8. Standard Bank
    9. Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    10. Nomura

    Ai Bank Arranger of the Year

    1. ABSA Bank Ltd
    2. Nedbank CIB
    3. Standard Chartered Bank
    4. Standard Bank Group Ltd
    5. FirstRand Ltd
    6. Attijariwafa Bank SA
    7. HSBC Group
    8. FirstRand Ltd
    9. Société Générale
    10. Afrexim Bank

    Ai Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year

    1. Africa 50
    2. WSP
    3. Telkom & SGTM
    4. Platinum Power
    5. China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC)
    6. Nedbank
    7. Uganda’s People’s Defence Force
    8. Microsoft
    9. Enel
    10. Finasi Roko Construction SPV Limited

    Ai ICT/Telecoms Deal of the Year

    1. Liquid Telecom
    2. Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority
    3. Airtel & Telecom
    4. African Development Bank
    5. Korea International Cooperation (KOICA)
    6. Rectron
    7. MTN Nigeria
    8. AirtelTigo Ghana
    9. Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa
    10. Paratus Group

    Ai Transport Deal of the Year

    1. African Development Bank (ADB)
    2. Ibile Holdings Themis
    3. China Communication Construction Company (CCCC)
    4. SBC Uganda
    5. GE Transport
    6. Kenya Ports Authority
    7. Wesgro
    8. Themis
    9. Black Rhino Group
    10. China Road and Bridge Corporation

    Ai Power Deal of the Year

    1. Econonet
    2. Themis
    3. The World Bank
    4. South Africa’s Renewable Energy Supply Programme (REIPPP)
    5. Western Power Company
    6. French Development Bank (AFD)
    7. African Development Bank (ADB)
    8. IFC Infrastructures
    9. Eskom
    10. GE

    Ai Infrastructure Fund of the Year

    1. Africa 50
    2. Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund
    3. Climate One Investor
    4. InfraCo Africa
    5. Harith
    6. Old Mutual Invest
    7. Actis
    8. AIM
    9. GRMF
    10. Meridian

    Ai African Project Development Financier of the Year

    1. Nachtigal Hydro Power Co
    2. Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Ltd
    3. Enel Green Power RSA 2 (RF) Pty Ltd
    4. Guinea Alumina Corp SA (GAC (Guinea) Bauxite Mine Project)
    5. Waterloo Solar Power Plant
    6. Finasi Roko Construction SPV Ltd
    7. Kipeto Energy Ltd
    8. Amni International Petroleum Development Co LTD
    9. WAF Finance Pty Ltd
    10. NCP Alcohols Pty Ltd

    Ai Pension Fund Infrastructure Investment Initiative of The Year

    1. NSSF Uganda
    2. Kenya Pension Fund
    3. Debswana
    4. Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund
    5. Rwanda Social Security Board
    6. Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF )
    7. Eskom Pension and Provident Fund
    8. Alexander Forbes
    9. Zambia National Pension Fund
    10. KENGEN Staff Retirement Pension Scheme

    Ai Sovereign Wealth Fund Infrastructure Investment Initiative of the Year

    1. Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund
    2. Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority
    3. Pula Fund Botswana
    4. Kenya Sovereign Wealth Fund
    5. Fonds Gabonais D’INVESTISSEMENTS (FGIS)
    6. Agaciro Development Fund
    7. FONSIS
    8. Egyptian Sovereign Wealth Fund
    9. Equatorial Guinea Fund for Future Generations
    10. Uganda Petroleum Fund

    African Developer of the Year

    1. African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)
    2. Harith
    3. Investec
    4. Citi group
    5. Africa Finance Cooperation
    6. International Finance Corporation
    7. RioZim
    8. World Bank
    9. African Development Bank
    10. Development Bank of Namibia

    Ai Regional Infrastructure Investment Initiative of the Year

    1. Themis
    2. GE Africa
    3. ENGIE
    4. WESGRO
    5. Federal government of Nigeria
    6. African Development Bank
    7. World Bank
    8. Dam Implementation Unit (Sudan)
    9. Ethiopian Roads Authority
    10. Energy Environment Partnership Africa

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