Luanda, Angola, 17 Sept – The Banco Millennium Angola (BMA) bank was chosen this month as “the best bank with majority foreign capital in the country” by British finance magazine, EMEA Finance.
A statement published Thursday in Luanda said that the jury for the “African Banking Awards 2010” had chosen Banco Millennium Angola for its positive performance and constant progress in 2010.
According to the statement the award considered the fact that the shareholders were mainly Portuguese, notably Millennium bcp (majority shareholder) and Banco Privado Português.
Amongst the bank’s Angolan shareholders are Sociedade Nacional de Combustíveis de Angola (Sonangol) and Banco Privado Atlântico.
“The awards for African banks will be published in the October/November 2010 issue of the magazine, which will be available at the Annual Forum of the World Bank and IMF which will be held this year in Washington,” the statement said.
EMEA Finance (Europe, Middle East and Africa) magazine is aimed at the financial community in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including chief executives, top management and financial managers of large global companies. (macauhub)