Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) emerged as the winner of the Most Innovative African Stock Exchange in the 2013 Africa investor Index Series Awards held on 24th September 2013 at the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Index Series Awards is held annually to profile African capital market success stories and recognise Africa's best performing stock exchanges, listed companies, investment banks, research teams, regulators, socially responsible companies and fund managers.

    NSE flourished in the Most Innovative African Stock Exchange category where its initiatives to increase company listings and diversify asset classes impressed the experienced panel of judges.

    We are elated for this prestigious recognition which is evidence of our commitment and belief in the vast investment opportunities available locally, regionally and in Africa as a whole. This accolade is a testament of our pledge for excellence in line with our vision, to be to be a leading securities exchange in Africa, with a global reach” stated Mr. Peter Mwangi, the Chief Executive of NSE.

    Africa investor is an international investment and communications firm.  Ai also publishes Africa investor Magazine, and maintains the Africa investor 40 Investors’ Index.


    Africa investor (Ai) Index Series Awards 2013 Winners:


    Most Innovative African Stock Exchange

    Nairobi Securities Exchange


    Best African Investment Bank

    UBA Capital


    Best African Research Team



    Most Innovative Capital Markets Regulator

    Securities Exchange Commission of Nigeria


    Best Performing Broker in Africa

    Auerbach Grayson


    Best African Fund Manager



    Best African IPO



    Best Performing Ai100 Company

    Ghana Commercial Bank


    Best Performing Ai40 Company



    Ai100 CEO of the Year

    Simon Dornoo, MD, Ghana Commercial Bank


    Ai40 CEO of the Year

    Robert Collymore, CEO, Safaricom


    Most Innovative Ai SRI50 Company

    First Bank of Nigeria


    Most Innovative Ai SRI30 Company

    Kenya Commercial Bank


    Ai SRI50 CEO of the Year

    Aliko Dangote, Founder and CEO, Dangote Group


    Ai SRI30 CEO of the Year

    Phillips Oduoza, Group MD/CEO, UBA Bank


    International Pension Fund of the Year

    United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund


    African Pension Fund of the Year

    Government Employees Pension Fund, South Africa


    Capital Markets Personality of the Year

    Mohammed El Erian, CEO and Co-CIO, PIMCO



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