Africa investor infrastructure and Sovereign investment summit and awards engages pension and Sovereign funds

Johannesburg, South Africa; 15 April 2016: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, has today announced the shortlist for its 9th prestigious Africa investor (Ai) Infrastructure Investment Awards 2016.

The Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards are a unique platform for infrastructure investors and governments in Africa’s fast-growing infrastructure sector to gauge and compare their performance and achievements. The 2016 Ai Awards will showcase African public and private sector project investment innovations and the growing international competitiveness of African infrastructure as an investible asset class.

The prestigious, highly sought-after Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards formally recognise achievements across the main infrastructure sectors in Africa and reward the institutions and personalities driving transactions and improving the continent’s infrastructure investment climate.

See below for the full shortlist.

Commenting on the release of the shortlist, Hubert Danso, CEO and Vice Chairman of Africa investor, said; “African infrastructure as a competitive and investable asset class continues to grow in stature as a consequence of the investments and projects championed by our shortlisted candidates. As Africa investor, we are delighted to provide this platform to assist in raising Africa’s infrastructure investment profile worldwide. We applaud our candidates and wish all of them the best of luck with their entries.”

The Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards will take place during the 9th annual Ai CEO Infrastructure and Sovereign Investment Summit, which is the calendar event and premier business development forum for institutional infrastructure investors, pension and sovereign wealth funds, infrastructure fund managers, financiers, project developers, project sponsors and PPP policy makers. The Ai CEO Infrastructure and Sovereign Investment Summit and Awards will take place on the 10th of May 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa.