• African Banker: Deal of the year 2009 – Main One
  • Infrastructure Journal: Trade Finance Award 2009– Arik Air
  • Africa Energy: Renewable Energy Award 2011– Cabeolica
  • Africa Investor: Leadership in Sustainable Investment in Africa 2011 – Cabeolica
  • Africa Investor Infrastructure Investment Award: PPP Investor of the year 2012 – Africa Finance Corporation
  • Euromoney Project Finance Deals of the Year 2012: African Transport Deal of the year 2012– Henri Konan Bedie Bridge, Côte d’Ivoire
  • EMEA Finance Project Finance Awards 2012: Best infrastructure deal in EMEA – Henri Konan Bedie Bridge, Côte d’Ivoire
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC): Emerging Partnerships top ten Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Sub-Saharan Africa 2012: Cabeolica, Cape Verde, Henri Konan Bedie Bridge, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Private Equity Africa: Development Impact Award 2012 – Main One
  • African Banker: African Banker of the Year 2012 – Shortlist – Andrew Alli President & CEO Africa Finance Corporation
  • African Banker Icon Award 2014: AFC/Andrew Alli, President and Chief Executive Officer, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), with the Icon Award, 2014 (The ‘Icon’ category is awarded to an individual or institution for their outstanding contribution in the field of business, banking and finance. They are chosen by the African Banker awards selection committee, who noted excellence in AFC’s area of expertise – Infrastructure financing, its role in helping to change the perception of Africa, and, its contribution to the establishment of best global practice in the continent. This is a significant milestone achievement for AFC under the leadership of Andrew Alli and his management team.)
  • Finance Monthly: Deal Maker of the Year Awards 2014 – Glencore transaction; Financing the purchase of crude oil from the Republic of Chad’s Société des Hydrocarbures du Tchad
  • The Banker: Deals of the Year 2014 – Highly Commended – African Infrastructure and Project Finance
  • EMEA Finance Project Finance Awards 2014: Best Power Deal of the Year – Cenpower Kpone IPP PFI Awards 2014: African Power Deal of the Year – Cenpower Kpone IPP
  • EMEA Finance Achievement Awards 2014: Best Syndicated Loan
  • Global Trade Review Best Deals of 2014: Deal of the Year. Port Autonome d’Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, the EURE250 million syndicated bridge loan facility arranged by African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank), in which AFC provided a EURE50 million facility to Port Autonome d’Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Africa Investor: Energy Project Developer of the Year, 2015 Cenpower
  • Africa Investor: Co-Developer of the Year, 2015 –Africa Finance Corporation
  • Africa Investor Infrastructure Investment Awards 2015: Power Deal of the Year – Cenpower Kpone IPP
  • EMEA Finance’s Achievement Awards – Best M&A deal in EMEA: AFC and Harith General Partners power assets merger
  • EMEA Finance’s Achievement Awards – Best Swiss Franc Bond
  • African Banker 2017 Award – Best Infrastructure Deal of the Year
  • EMEA Finance bestows on AFC President & Chief Investment officer “2017 Champion of Finance Award”
  • Thompson Reuters Project Finance International Award 2018 “Multilateral Deal of the Year: Nachtigal”
  • EMEA Achievement Awards 2017 awards:
    • Best supranational borrower: Africa Finance Corporation
    • Islamic Finance category: Best supranational Sukuk for Africa Finance Corporation’s US$150mn 3 year Sukuk
    • Debt Capital Markets category: Best supranational bond by Africa Finance Corporation
  • AFC Wins Africa Power Deal of the Year - Infrastructure Journal Global Awards 2017


Credit Rating

In 2014, AFC obtained an international financial credit rating of A3 (Long-term Issuer) and P-2 (Short-term Issuer) from Moody’s Investors Services; and this investment-grade rating has been re-affirmed annually till date. With this rating, AFC is one of the highest-rated financial institutions on the African continent. 

 

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