Africa investor Capital Markets Index Series Awards 2012 Shortlist announced
by Sunday Standard Reporter
Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced the shortlist for its prestigious Africa investor Index Series Awards, to be held on the 21st of September 2012 at the New York Stock Exchange during the UN General Assembly.
Launched in 2007, and linked to the Africa investor Index Series, the Africa investor Index Series Awards are the only international, pan-African awards that recognise and reward Africa’s institutional investors, stock exchanges, best-performing listed companies, stockbrokers and capital market regulators.
Africa investor’s Ai 100 and Ai 40 Investors’ indices capture the top 40 and 100 of the largest and most liquid publicly-traded stocks across Africa, ranking them by market capitalisation and by liquidity, as measured by the average daily value traded in US dollars. Ai also produces the continent’s only pan-African Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Indices, the Ai SRI 50 and Ai SRI 30, which were launched in 2006 in association with the United Nations.
Commenting on the awards, Hubert Danso, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Africa investor said; “This year, our shortlist proves categorically, once again, that African business is spearheaded by true innovators. We are thrilled with this year’s list and we wish all nominees the best of luck.”
Last year’s winners include: The Stock Exchange of Mauritius; Renaissance Capital; Ecobank Capital; SEC Nigeria; Auerbach & Grayson; Investec Africa Fund; Tullow Oil; Access Bank; Zenith Bank; Kenya Airways; Dangote Cement; Edward Njoroge (KenGen); Phillips Oduoza (UBA Group); Stephen Olabisi Onasanya (First Bank Nigeria); and Cynthia Carroll (Anglo American).
The Ai Index Series Awards will be held on the 21st of September 2012 at the New York Stock Exchange.
Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited and amongst Botswana Stock Exchange the shortlisted institutions.
Africa investor is an investment specialist communications firm advising governments, international organisations and businesses on communication strategies for capital market and foreign direct investments in Africa.
Africa investor publishes Africa investor, the leading international newsstand magazine for Africa’s investment decision makers; maintains the Africa investor 40 Investors’ Index, hosts the Ai Index Series Summit & Awards and the Africa investor Infrastructure Projects Summit & Awards, among other events.