10th March 2020

Past winners

BONDS, LOANS & SUKUK AFRICA AWARDS 2019

Sovereign Debt Deal of the Year

Republic of Angola

US$3,000,000,000

May 2018

Senior Unsecured Dual-tranche Bond due May 2028 and May 2048

8.25% and 9.375%

Joint Lead Managers:

Legal Advisors to the Issuer:

Legal Advisors to the JLMs:

Corporate Debt Deal of the Year

Letshego Holdings Ltd

ZAR865,000,000

February 2018

Multi-currency Term Loans and Bonds

ZAR400,000,000 Multi-currency Amortising Term Loans into Letshego’s Namibia, Lesotho, and Swaziland subsidiaries; due February 2021

Dual-Tranche Senior Unsecured Bonds

Initial Mandated Lead Arranger and Sole Lead Arranger:

RMB

Legal Advisors to the Issuer and JLMs:

Bowmans

Local Currency Bond Deal of the Year

Bayport Financial Services

MZM1,050,000,000

July 2018

Senior Unsecured Bonds due July 2021

24.00%

Joint Lead Managers:

Legal Advisors to the Issuer and JLMs:

Financial Institutions Deal of the Year

ABSA Group Limited

US$400,000,000

April 2018

Basel III-compliant Tier 2 Bonds due 2028

Global Coordinators:

Absa

Joint Lead Managers:

Legal Advisors to the Issuer:

Allen & Overy

Legal Advisors to the JLMs:

Project Finance Deal of the year

Enel Green Power RSA

ZAR14,000,000,000

July 2018

Single Borrower Portfolio Project Finance Facility for 5x140MW Wind Farms due July 2038

Joint Lead Managers:

Legal Advisors to the Borrower:

Legal Advisors to the JLMs:

Syndicated Loan Deal of the Year

MTN Zambia

ZAR1,200,000,000

September 2018

Multi-Currency (ZMW, ZAR, USD) Club Loan due 2023

Coordinator

Lenders:

Legal Advisors to the Borrower:

Legal Advisors to the JLMs:

ENS South Africa

Local Currency Loan Deal of the Year

Geita Gold Mining – only jpg logo

US$115,000,000

July 2018

Multi-Currency (USD/TZS) Syndicated Loan due in April 2021

Sole Mandated Lead Arranger and Bookrunner:

Facility B (TZS tranche) Lender and Agent Bank:

Facility B (TZS tranche) Lenders:

Legal Advisors to the Borrower:

Legal Advisors to the JLMs:

Structured Finance Deal of the Year

Pepkor Holdings

ZAR18,000,000,000

May 2018

Multi-Tranche Syndicated Loans and Preference shares due in May 2021, May 2022 and May 2023

Initial Mandated Lead Arranger & Bookrunner

RMB

Mandated Lead Arranger

Standard Bank

Absa

Legal Advisors to the Borrower:

Legal Advisor to the JLMs:

Export Finance Deal of the Year

Vale S.A. and Mitsui & Co

US$5,000,000,000

November 2017

ECA-backed Term Loan Facilities for Construction and Rehabilitation of Nacala Integrated Railway and Port Corridor

ECAs:

DFIs & MLA:

Mandated Lead Arrangers (in no particular order):

Financial Advisor to the Borrower:

Legal Advisors to the Borrower:

Legal Advisors to the MLAs: