World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Africa 2014

GF Best Emerging Markets Banks 2014

New York, March 17, 2014

Global Finance

magazine has named the World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Africa in an exclusive survey to be published in the May 2014 issue.

Global Finance

editorswith input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking consultantsselected the best emerging markets bank in the region and in 31 countries.

Criteria for choosing the winners included growth in assets, profitability, strategic relationships, customer service, competitive pricing, and innovative products. In addition, for the first time, 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 first 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.

Faced with slowing growth and volatile markets, these banks are star performers under increasingly challenging conditions, said Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of

Global Finance

. The banks that

Global Finance

is honoring may not be the largest or oldest, but they are the best at targeting their products and offerings to the specific markets they serve.”


Standard Bank
Algeria Arab Banking Corp Algeria
Angola Standard Bank
Botswana Barclays Bank of Botswana
Burkina Faso United Bank for Africa (Burkina Faso)
Cameroon United Bank for Africa (Cameroon)
Cte dIvoire Standard Chartered
DR Congo Trust Merchant Bank
Djibouti International Commercial Bank (Djibouti)
Ethiopia Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
Gambia Standard Chartered Bank Gambia
Ghana Ghana Commercial Bank
Guinea Ecobank Guinea Conakry
Kenya Barclays Bank of Kenya
Madagascar Bank of Africa-Madagascar
Mali Ecobank Mali
Mauritius Bramer Bank
Morocco Attijariwafa Bank
Mozambique Millennium bim
Namibia FNB Namibia
Nigeria First Bank of Nigeria
Rwanda I&M Bank
Senegal United Bank for Africa (Senegal)
Sierra Leone Standard Chartered
South Africa Standard Bank
South Sudan Ivory Bank
Sudan Faisal Islamic Bank
Togo Ecobank
Tunisia Banque Internationale Arabe de Tunisie
Uganda Stanbic Bank Uganda
Zambia Standard Chartered Bank Zambia
Zimbabwe Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe