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Business News of Friday, 8 December 2017

Source: Nordea Capital

Nordea Capital wins '8th Best Company' of the Ghana Club 100

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The 16th edition of the Ghana Club 100 Awards night ceremony organized by Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) in Accra last Thursday 30th December, 2017 at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel featured Ghana’s top 100 companies.

Nordea Capital Ltd, after a successful nomination was listed as the number “8 member of Ghana Club 100”. Among the awards presented, Nordea also emerged winner in the category of the “Best New Entrant Company” and the “Fastest Growing Company”

This year’s edition of the awards that ranks and celebrates the top 100 companies in the country, was under the theme; “Industrialization; a tool for job creation and accelerated economic Development.”

In attendance were Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, who represented President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo; Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta; Minister for Business Development, Mohammed Awal and Governor of Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison.

In an address, Mr Marfo said initiatives introduced by government this year had stabilised the economy and increased the country’s business confidence which was previously low. Mr Marfo also charged the private sector to play their part in the country’s development through the payment of their taxes to enable the government, in turn, create the needed environment for them.

Chief Executive Officer of GIPC, Mr Yofi Grant, in his welcome address noted that running a business in the country required extra effort and praised companies who made it to the top 100 for their tenacity.

He said government, through a number of reforms, had put the economy onto a stable sustainable irreversible track for growth adding that GIPC would continue to introduce more innovations to accelerate the growth of businesses.

Since inception, Nordea has been actively managing portfolios for several corporate and individual clients in Ghana and Abroad as well as providing in- depth equity research of the Ghana Stock exchange and other markets across the African Continent. Our daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly equity research publications in the print and electronic media differentiate us from our pears in the market. For this reason, the International Finance Magazine Awards 2015 adjudged Nordea the “Best Financial Research Company Ghana 2015”.

As a forward-looking company — one that combines innovative thinking, deep technical knowledge; professional asset and investment management based on strong research findings, we approach our work with passion, analytical rigor, and open minds. Over the years we have built a reputation as thought leaders who translate good ideas into action and action into results.

Because we reflect all these elements of innovation, achievement, strategy, progression and inspirational changes taking place within the Global Financial community, for the second year in a role we were adjudged “Best New Asset Management Company, Ghana (2016 and 2017)” at the recent Global Banking & Finance Review Awards organized in the UK.

The Head of Asset Management at Nordea Capital, who based on her consistently delivering above market returns while ensuring protection of clients’ funds against ever present risks won the “Best Female Wealth Management Professional” at the 3rd Feminine Achievement Awards 2017, which came off in Accra.

At Nordea Capital we believe that these awards are affirmation of excellence, spurring further innovation, best practices and Competitive differentiation with unique offerings within the investment banking industry.

Our principal office is located at number 54 Olusegun Obasanjo High Way, opposite Accra Girls Secondary School, Accra in the Greater Accra Region.

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