2019 DealMakers AFRICA Gala Awards

Nairobi, Kenya - 3 March 2020

The second DealMakers AFRICA Annual Gala Awards were held in Nairobi, Kenya. Our congratulations go out to the winners and once again our sincere thanks to those that attended the event.  

From the red carpet...

East Africa Region

Deal of the Year: Merger of NIC Group and Commercial Bank of Africa 
Advisers:

NIC Capital, CBA Capital, Faida Investment Bank, Viva Africa Consulting, IKM Advocates, Bowmans, PwC, Ernst & Young (Kenya)    

Private Equity Deal of the Year : Fanisi Capital exit of Hillcrest International Schools            
Advisers:

IKM Advocates, Dentons Hamilton Harrison Matthews

2019 League Tables - Mergers & Acquisitions

Financial Advisers by Deal Value

1st                   Standard Bank Group

2nd                 Absa Group

3rd (tie)         CBA Capital | Faida Investment Bank | NIC Capital

Standard Bank Group

Financial Advisers by Deal Flow

1st                   I&M Burbidge Capital

2nd                 Standard Bank Group

3rd (tie)         Absa Group | PSG Capital

I&M Burbidge Capital
Standard Bank Group
CBA Capital | Faida Investment Bank | NIC Capital
PSG Capital

Legal Advisers by Deal Value

1st                  Bowmans

2nd                IKM Advocates

3rd                 Anjarwalla & Khanna

Bowmans
IKM Advocates
Anjarwalla & Khanna

Legal Advisers by Deal Flow

1st                  Bowmans

2nd                 Anjarwalla & Khanna

3rd                  IKM Advocates

Bowmans
Anjarwalla & Khanna
IKM Advocates

Special Recognition Award 2019

The Special Recognition Award is a new award made for the first time in 2019. It goes to a deal done during the year that stands out for any number of reasons including, but not restricted to: complexity, market impact, industry impact etc.

Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa IPO

West Africa Region

Deal of the Year: Merger of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria and Obu Cement  
Advisers:

Stanbic IBTC Capital, Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria, G. Elias & Co., Olaniwun Ajayi LP, APT Securities and Funds, Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers, KPMG Advisory Services, Gbenga Badejo & Co.

2019 League Tables - Mergers & Acquisitions

Financial Advisers by Deal Value

1st                   Rand Merchant Bank

2nd                 Standard Bank Group

3rd (tie)         Citigroup Global Markets | Evercore Partners

Standard Bank Group
Citigroup Global Markets

Financial Advisers by Deal Flow

1st                  Standard Bank Group

2nd                 PSG Capital

3rd (tie)         Rand Merchant Bank | Delta Partners

Standard Bank Group
PSG Capital

Legal Advisers by Deal Value

1st                   Olaniwun Ajayi

2nd                 G.Elias & Co

3rd                  Mayer Brown

G.Elias & Co

Legal Advisers by Deal Flow

1st                   Banwo & Ighodalo

2nd                 G.Elias & Co

3rd                  Norton Rose Fulbright

G.Elias & Co

2019 League Tables - General Corporate Finance

Financial Advisers by Transaction Value

1st                   Chapel Hill Denham Advisory

2nd                 Standard Bank Group

3rd (tie)          Absa Group | Quantum Zenith Capital & Investments

Legal Advisers by Transaction Value

1st                   Banwo & Ighodalo

2nd                 ENSafrica

3rd (tie)          Abdullahi Ibrahim & Co | Olaniwun Ajayi

Standard Bank Group

Financial Advisers by Transaction Flow

1st (tie)           Chapel Hill Denham Advisory | Standard Bank Group

3rd (tie)          Absa Group | Quantum Zenith Capital & Investments

Legal Advisers by Transaction Flow

1st                   G.Elias & Co

2nd                  Banwo & Ighodalo

3rd (tie)          Abdullahi Ibrahim & Co | Olaniwun Ajayi

G.Elias & Co

A big thank you to our sponsors on the night

A special thank you to all our guests 

© 2018 Gleason Publications (Pty) Ltd

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