SBG Securities, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stanbic Holdings Plc, has been named the Best Securities Brokerage firm in Kenya at the 2016 Think Business Investment Awards.
The company has also won the IPO award of the Year, in its role as the lead sponsoring broker and lead placement agent for the first I-REIT Listing at the Nairobi Securities Exchange - the Stanlib Fahari I-REIT.
Commenting on the awards, outgoing SBG Securities Chief Executive, Nkoregamba Mwebesa said the awards were a testament to the quality of the firm’s unique customized solutions across markets and its position as the financial advisor of choice in Kenya and the East African region.
“We are honored to have won these awards. It is a reflection of our unwavering commitment in providing our clients with first class financial solutions and optimum avenues to grow the value of their investments. We are more than grateful for the support and votes of confidence in our expertise confered by the two awards,” Mr. Mwebesa said.
“SBG Securities and its affiliates in the wider Standard Bank Group have been involved in landmark capital market transactions in the region and continuously utilize this experience to identify and propose solutions to the challenges that clients are likely to face. We have a leading Equity Capital Markets (“ECM”) track record in Africa and East Africa including the highly successful UGX171.15bn Initial Public Offer (IPO) for Umeme Limited which won the “Best IPO in Africa in 2012” by EMEA Finance and the Africa Banker “Deal of the Year” award,” he explained further.
The brokerage awards are evaluated on the level of client relationship management, product innovation and governance standards
“We place a strong focus on product innovation and personalized services offerings. Our online share trading platform, iTrader provides our clients with real time access to manage their share trading accounts from the convenience of their home and office, enabling them to make timely investment decisions and executions,” he said.
SBG Securities provides equity trading services, fixed income trading services, Central Depository services, Placement of Securities and Equity and Economic Research,for use in investment decision making..
SBG Securities is headqutered in Nairobi, Kenya with regional offices in Rwanda and Uganda.