Zedcap Partners Bags Best Brokerage Service Award
Zedcap Partners Limited (ZPL), the Securities Brokerage arm
of Zedcrest Capital Limited was adjudged the Best Brokerage
Service firm in Nigeria at the 2019 FMDQ Gold Award held on Friday,
November 8, at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island.
FMDQ is Africa’s first vertically integrated financial market
infrastructure (FMI) group, strategically positioned to provide seamless
execution, clearing and settlement of financial market transactions
across the debt capital, foreign exchange and derivatives markets,
through the FMDQ Entities – FMDQ Securities Exchange, FMDQ Clear Limited
and FMDQ Depository Limited – towards transforming the Nigerian
financial markets through its “GOLD” (Global Competitiveness,
Operational Excellence, Liquidity and Diversity) Agenda.
According to the organizers, Zedcap Partners was selected
by members as the FMDQ Association member (Inter-dealer Broker) that
provides the most exemplary brokerage service.
“On behalf of Zedcap Partners, I’m extremely honoured to accept the Best
Brokerage Service award from FMDQ,” Mr Oluseyi Akinbi,
Managing Director, Zedcap Partners and Director,
Zedcrest Capital said. “This award is a true testament to
the hard work, dedication and innovative mindset that all of our team
members exhibit each day for our client progress. We are thrilled to be
recognized for our achievements in improving brokerage service in
“Our value proposition is to enhance price discovery and transparency in
the markets we play by studying clients’ needs and providing all
information and resources required to execute trades in a timely and
efficient manner with minimal slippage and market volatility”, he said.
Commenting on the award, Mr Adedayo Amzat, CFA, Group
Managing Director of Zedcrest Capital reaffirmed the
company’s commitment to delivering world-class brokerage service to its
extensive client base of institutional clients including leading
investment banks, commercial banks, asset managers, hedge funds and
“We want to continuously improve in every regard. Our vision is to
enrich the lives of everyone we encounter. That includes our clients,
employees and stakeholders”, he said.
The GOLD Awards, a first in the Nigerian financial markets, was designed
to acknowledge and formally recognise the contributions of participants
within the FMDQ markets, whose activities have positively and directly
impacted the development of the markets thereby making them “GOLD” –
Globally Competitive, Operationally Excellent, Liquid and Diverse.
The award is coming just a few weeks after Zedcrest Capital’s
recognition as the Diversified Financial Services Group of the Year at
the 7th BusinessDay Banks’ and Other Financial Institutions (BAFI)
Awards in Lagos.
The event which had in attendance industry captains from the private and
public sector, had Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor,
Central Bank of Nigeria and Mr
Babatunde Sanwo-Olu , Executive Governor of Lagos State as
special guests of honour.
Sanwo-Olu also received the “FMDQ Enabler Award” in recognition of the
role as an ex-financial markets practitioner with considerable
contributions to market development.
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