Winners of 2017 BusinessDay Banking Awards

Winners have emerged in the 2017 BusinessDay Banking Awards held in Lagos.

The management of BusinessDay newspapers, led by the Publisher, Mr. Frank Aigbogun, said agencies, regulators, microfinance banks, deposit money banks, investment and merchant banks that were recipients this year were rewarded because they made excellence and dedication to quality delivery the core of their operations in 2016 financial year.

The 2017 BusinessDay Award Committee, which was made up of eminent industry analysts as well as the team from BusinessDay Research and Intelligence Unit (BRIU), meticulously examined the audited annual reports and investors’ presentations of banks to come up with the nominees and winners.

Winners of 2017 BusinessDay Banking Awards

Access Bank – Most Improved in Commercial Banking

Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) – Special Recognition and Commendation Award for Excellence in Banking

Coronation Merchant Bank – Merchant Bank of the Year

Diamond Bank – Best Bank in Financial Inclusion Services; Mobile Banking App of the Year (*770#)

Emeka Emuwa, GMD/CEO Union Bank – Bank CEO of the Year

Fidelity Bank PlcMost Improved in Corporate/Investment Banking; Best Bank in Mobile Money Services

First Bank – Best Bank in SME Banking Award

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) – Most Improved Retail Bank in Nigeria

First City Asset Management Limited (FCAM) – Best Managed Fund in Equity; Most Customer Friendly Bank

Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank – Mortgage Bank of the Year

Jaiz Bank – Non-Interest Bank of the Year

Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) – Microfinance Bank of the Year

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) – Special Recognition and Commendation Award for Excellence in Banking (Public Service)

SFS Capital’s Skye Shelter Fund – REITs

Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited (Stanbic IBTC’s Money Market and Guaranty Investment Funds) – Best Managed Money Market; Fixed Income Funds

Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers – Stockbrokers/Investment Bank of the Year

Sterling Bank Plc – Best Bank in Support of Agriculture

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc – Best Bank in Support of the Real Sector

United Capital Plc’s Diaspora Bond for Nigeria – Deal of the Year

Wema BankDigital Banking Product of the Year (ALAT)

Zenith Bank – Bank of the Year; Most Customer Friendly Award

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