Global Finance Names The World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks In Africa 2015

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NEW YORK, March 11, 2015 — Global Finance magazine has named the World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Africa in an exclusive survey to be published in the May 2015 issue. Global Finance editors—with input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking consultants—selected the best emerging markets bank in the region and in 29 countries. Criteria for choosing the winners included growth in assets, profitability, strategic relationships, customer service, competitive pricing, and innovative products. In addition, a poll of Global Finance’s corporate readership was conducted in order to increase the accuracy and reliability of the results.

This is the twenty-second year that the magazine has selected top banking performers in emerging markets. The report covers best banks in Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

“Banking markets around the world are changing dramatically in the face of a new regulatory landscape and changing conditions. Some global players are reduce their footprints and product lines, while some regional andlocal players are expanding beyond their home markets,” said Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of Global Finance. “We honor those banks that have the deepest commitment to the markets in which they operate and understanding of the specific needs of customers based in those markets.”

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Regional Winner Standard Bank
Algeria Arab Banking Corporation Algeria
Angola Standard Bank Angola
Botswana Standard Chartered Bank Botswana
Burkina Faso United Bank for Africa (Burkina Faso)
Cameroon United Bank for Africa (Cameroon)
Côte d’Ivoire Société Générale de Banques en Côte d’ Ivoire
DR Congo Trust Merchant Bank
Djibouti BCIMR
Ethiopia Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
Gambia Standard Chartered Bank Gambia
Ghana GCB Bank
Guinea FBN Bank Guinea
Kenya Equity Bank
Madagascar Bank of Africa – Madagascar
Mali Bank of Africa – Mali
Mauritius Barclays Bank of Mauritius
Morocco Attijariwafa Bank
Mozambique Millennium bim
Namibia Bank Windhoek
Nigeria FirstBank of Nigeria
Rwanda Bank of Kigali
Senegal Bank of Africa Senegal
Sierra Leone Standard Chartered Bank Sierra Leone
South Africa FirstRand Bank
Togo Ecobank Togo
Tunisia Banque Internationale Arabe de Tunisie
Uganda Barclays Bank of Uganda
Zambia Standard Chartered Bank Zambia
Zimbabwe Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe