Lagos, Nigeria, May 27th, 2015 – United Capital, Plc has been awarded the 2015 Banking & Finance Firm of the Year (Nigeria) from UK based Corporate LiveWire. The Corporate LiveWire Global Awards focuses on recognizing global excellence in the financial services sector.
“This is now our biggest and most in depth awards winner guide to date and we have honoured some of the most well-known advisory firms in the world included PwC, Clifford Chance and Morgan Stanley,” stated Jake Powers, Publisher of Corporate LiveWire.
This year, United Capital has reported a first quarter PBT growth of 44%, compared to Q1 2014. In addition to this, the group achieved impressive growth in other areas including:-
- Sustained Leadership in Capital Market issues in both corporate and public sectors.
- Securing significant new mandates in Asset Management and Trusteeship.
- Growing Regional and International Recognition.
United Capital’s selection as 2015 Banking & Finance Firm of the Year (Nigeria) reflects the company’s consistent pursuit of its mission to be the leading financial and investment services group in Africa.
“At United Capital, we are committed to excellence and to helping our clients achieve superior results. Our dedicated staff embodies the vision and mission of the organization. We practice this every day, therefore receiving this award is a true testimony to the corporate culture we project everyday,” stated Group CEO Oluwatoyin Sanni.
The success of United Capital is a direct reflection of the professionalism and innovativeness of its highly knowledgeable and confident personnel, under the leadership of Oluwatoyin Sanni, the Group CEO who recently received the Women4Africa 2015 International Recognition Award. Women4Africa, a UK based organization focuses on celebrating and empowering Africa and its women by supporting and celebrating their role in their communities via Conferences, supporting education and awarding prestigious awards, recognitions and special honours on such women identified and nominated by the public. Sanni’s award was in recognition of her role in financially empowering African Governments, Companies and Individuals through her untiring contributions at United Capital and within the Nigerian Capital Market Community.