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Ghana’s preferred fund managers, Gold Coast Fund Management (GCFM,) has been crowned as the Fund Manager of the year (2015) at the prestigious annual Ghana Investment Awards (GIA) following their excellent performance in the year under review.

At the same event, fiscal research experts, GN Research, won bronze in the Research Report of the year category.

The ceremony was held Saturday, November 28, 2015 in Accra.

It was organised by the Premier Networking Investment Club (PNIC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC,) as part of the 2nd Capital Markets Week Celebration.

The Awards which is in its 5th year saw 19 brokerage firms and 78 investment advisor firms duly licensed by the SEC, individual achievers as well as all listed equities on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) converge to celebrate their achievements.

In all fourteen (14) award categories were presented under three broad areas; Corporate, Product and Funds and Individual Awards.

In an interview with Today Business, Head of Research at Groupe Nduom, Mr. Samuel Ampah, said his outfit was surprised by the award and that it is a form of encouragement to them.

“We received the award due to the recognition of our publication on research on the Ghanaian investment market,” he said.

He went further to say that they were very happy to receive such an award especially when it is the first time of they have won an award and “this also tell us that we are doing the right thing.”

GN research is just about a year old and this award has put a lot of challenge to us to do more research and also support the Ghanaian market.”

Below is the full list of award winners:

CORPORATE AWARDS

Award 1: FUND MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Gold- GOLD COAST SEC. LTD.

Silver- CDH ASSET MGT. LTD.

Bronze- FIRSTBANC FIN. SERV.

Award 2: BROKER DEALER OF THE YEAR

Gold- DATABANK BROKERAGE LTD.

Silver- AFRICAN ALLIANCE SEC. LTD.

Bronze- IC SECURITIES LTD.

Award 3: RESEARCH REPORT OF THE YEAR

Gold- Databank Research

Silver- Firstbanc Fin. Serv.

Bronze- GN Ressearch

Award 4: BEST GROWING NEW INVESTMENT BANK

Gold- Frontline Capital Advisors

Silver- QFS Securities Ltd.

Bronze- Brookes Asset Management Ltd.

Award 5: ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Gold- Edifund, Databank Group

Award 6: DEAL OF THE YEAR

Gold- HFC Bank- GHC80m Bond Issue by HFC Investments

2. FUND AND PRODUCT AWARDS

Award 7: EQUITY FUND OF THE YEAR

Gold- EPACK INVESTMENT FUND, DATABANK GROUP

Silver- SAS FORTUNE FUND

Bronze- Anidaso Mutual Fund

Award 8: BALANCED FUND OF THE YEAR

Gold- CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY MUTUAL FUND

Silver- DATABANK BALANCED FUND

Bronze- DATABANK ARK FUND

Award 9: MONEY MARKET FUND OF THE YEAR

Gold- Firstbanc – Firstbanc Financial Services

Silver- Gold Money Market Fund- Gold Coast Securities Ltd.

Bronze- Databank Money Market Fund

Award 10: BEST PERFORMING STOCK OF THE YEAR

Gold- HFC BANK LTD.

3. INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Award 11: MOST PROMISING INVESTMENT PROFESSIONAL- UNDER 28

Gold- Geoffery Fathers Maison- CAL BROKERS

Silver- Joshua Foli Bavon- HFC INVESTMENTS

Bronze- David Marfo- AFRICAN ALLIANCE

Award 12: PORTFOLIO MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Gold Winner- NII AMPA-SOWA- MANAGER OF EPACK INV. FUND

Awards 13: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

GOLD – KEN OFORI ATTA

GOLD – TOGBUI AFEDE XIV

HIGHLIGHT

Award 14 INVESTMENT BANK OF THE YEAR

Gold DATABANK GROUP

Silver GOLD COAST SECURITIES LTD.

Bronze FIRSTBANC FINANCIAL SERVICES
 
 
Source: Ghana/todaygh.com/SHIRLEY IRENE THOMPSON
 
 

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