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Our awards and recognition

RMB has received several industry accolades over the past couple of years — making it one of the leading corporate and investment banks in Africa.

The Banker Investment Banking Awards

Most Innovative Investment Bank from Africa

African Banker Awards
Investment Bank of the Year
Infrastructure Deal of the Year (Azura)

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Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards
Transport Deal of the Year

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Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Best Investment Bank in Africa
Best Investment Bank in South Africa

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Financial Mail

Overall rankings research — RMB Morgan Stanley — Second
Industrial Metals — RMB Morgan Stanley — First
Food Producers — RMB Morgan Stanley — First
Hotels, Travel & Leisure — RMB Morgan Stanley — First
Credit Analysis — Rand Merchant Bank — First
Fixed-Interest Securities — Rand Merchant Bank — First
Innovative Research — RMB Morgan Stanley — First
International Markets and Economies — RMB Morgan Stanley — First
Investment Strategy — RMB Morgan Stanley — First
Construction, Building Materials & Machinery — RMB Morgan Stanley — Second
Luxury Goods — RMB Morgan Stanley — Second
Media — RMB Morgan Stanley — Second
Forestry & Paper — RMB Morgan Stanley — Third
Tobacco — RMB Morgan Stanley — Third
Telecommunications — RMB Morgan Stanley — Third
Africa ex SA Non-Equities — Rand Merchant Bank — Third
Commodities — RMB Morgan Stanley — Third
Corporate Governance — RMB Morgan Stanley — Third
Section teams rankings
Administration Efficiency Rankings — RMB Morgan Stanley — First
Corporate Access Rankings — RMB Morgan Stanley — First
Dealing Equities Rankings —RMB Morgan Stanley — First
Dealing Fixed Interest Securities Rankings — Rand Merchant Bank — Third
Sales Team Ranking — RMB Morgan Stanley — First
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Gender Mainstreaming Awards
RMB’s Project Athena gender initiative won the 2016 Award for Gender mainstreaming at the workplace.

The Banker Deal of the Year Awards
Infrastructure and Project Finance Deal of the Year — Africa — Azura-Edo Independent Power Project
Green Finance Deal of the Year — Africa — Xina Solar Power Project
Securitisation and Structured Finance Deal of the Year — Africa — Richards Bay Minerals
Corporate Bond Deal of the Year — Africa — Petra Diamonds
M&A Deal of the Year — Middle East — Mediclinic and Al Noor

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EMEA Finance Achievement Awards
Best Bond House in Africa
Best Local Currency Green Bond — IFC’s ZAR1-bn issuance
Best Private Equity Investment in EMEA — Brait’s acquisition of New Look
Best M&A Deal in Africa — Brait’s stake in Virgin Active Group

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EMEA Finance Project Finance Awards
Best PPP Deal in Africa — Azura-Edo IPP open-cycle gas-fired power plant in Nigeria
Best Power Deal in EMEA — Azura-Edo IPP open-cycle gas-fired power plant in Nigeria

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GTR Africa Leaders in Trade
Best trade finance bank in Botswana

ABSIP Financial Services Awards

ACQ Global Awards

Alexander Forbes

BAI—Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards

Bloomberg Arranger League Tables

Business Day — Business Arts South Africa (BASA) awards

CocaCola Fortune

Dealogic Investment Banking Rankings

Dealmakers Awards

EMEA Finance Deal Awards

Ernst &Young — Annual review of M&A activity

European M&A Awards

Global Custodian

Innovation Agency Awards

JSE Spire Awards

Mergermarket South African M&A Round-up Year-End

Morningstar Awards

Project Finance International (PFI) Awards

PWC Survey — Peer Rankings — South African Banking Survey

RiskSA Rankings

SA Premier Business Awards

Read more about our previous awards.