Africa investor Infrastructure Investment Awards 2011 shortlist announcedJohannesburg, South Africa; 14 October 2011: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment research and communications group, today announced the shortlisted candidates for its highly sought-after Infrastructure Investment Awards. Launched in 2008, the Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards are a platform for investors in Africa's fast-growing infrastructure sectors to measure their performance and achievements. The 2011 Awards will showcase the competitiveness of African infrastructure as an international investable asset class. The Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards will officially recognise achievements across the main infrastructure sectors in Africa and will reward the personalities driving transactions and improving the continent’s infrastructure investment climate. Awards are presented for the following categories: Developer of the Year; Power Deal of the Year; Transport Deal of the Year; ICT/Telecoms Deal of the Year; Water Deal of the Year; Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year; Oil & Gas Deal of the Year; PPP Champion of the Year; Infrastructure Fund of the Year; Infrastructure Regulator of the Year; Sponsor of the Year; Bank Arranger of the Year; Legal Adviser of the Year; Advisor of the Year and Regional Infrastructure Investment Initiative of the Year. Commenting on the Awards, Hubert Danso, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Africa investor, said: “African infrastructure is now well established as a competitive investable asset class, with approximately US $4.435 billion of projects funded in the first half of 2011 alone, which increases significantly on the 2010 figures of $3.04bn. Africa investor established these awards as a means to showcase African infrastructure investment success stories and we are delighted with the caliber and quality of this year’s shortlist.” The winners of the 2011 Africa investor Infrastructure Investment Awards will be announced at the Africa investor CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Africa investor Infrastructure Investment Awards 2011 full shortlist: Developer of the Year The Zambian Border Crossing Company - Kasumbalesa Border Post Project InfraCo - Cabeolica Project, Cape Verde Island Instrata - Al Dur Water and Power Project Industrial Development Corporation - Lesego Platinum Project Actis - Gas Natural Fenosa Citadel Capital - Rift Valley Rail Concession 1 Salalah IWPP Rand Water . FMO and Proparco and The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund .Nairobi Commuter Rail Project Overseas Infrastructure Alliance .Ghana Grid Company Nampower .The Kampala Road Network Programme Rand Merchant Bank .Rift Valley Railways ICT/Telecoms Deal of the Year Standard Bank . Overseas Infrastructure Alliance (India) Private Ltd .Helios Towers Ghana The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund .O3b Satellite Project – SES Rand Merchant Bank .Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway Project China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd – Kribi Deep-water Port JS Neoplant Company Limited .Network Expansion Globacom .Bakwena Toll Road Mono Rail Nigeria Group .Fibre Optic Network Etisalat Nigeria .Glo-One Submarine Cable Orange . Water Conservation and Education Campaign 2 .Lion Cable.Vodafone Ghana Dark Fibre Africa .Kenya’s Lake Turkana Wind Power project Eskom .Rabai Power Project in Kenya Transport Deal of the Year The Zambian Border Crossing Company .Kariba North Bank Extension Standard Bank .Water Supply Upgrade Programme Rand Merchant Bank .Mhlathuze Water Board The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company .Abuja Monorail Transport Project InfraCo Limited .Water Wise. Madagascar Water Deal of the Year eThekwini Municipality .Kasumbalesa Border Post Project City Council of Kampala .Caprivi Link Lake Turkana Wind Power Consortium.Cabeolica Wind Farm Project Rand Merchant Bank .Lamu Port Northern Corridor Mombasa .Kampala Rail Link Citadel Capital .West African Toll Road PPP Power Deal of the Year Fieldstone .Ubombo Sugar Africa Finance Corporation .Electricidade de Mocambique Eiffage .DRC Deal DEG. Infrastructure and Development Bond Standard Bank – Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund Macquarie .Rwanda Kivuwatt Project.AIIF2 Harith Fund Managers . Industrial Development Corporation .Angola Oil Fields Development Kosmos Portion .Poverty Reduction Support Programme Eritrean Ministry of Agriculture .Government of Swaziland The Rwanda Development Bank .Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality Futuregrowth Asset Management .Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund 3 .Renovation of Gabon's O Bongo National Stadium Rand Merchant Bank .Republic of Congo-Brazzaville’s Azurite Field The Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) .Jubilee Oil Field Project Exxon Mobil .NGL II Expansion. Standard Bank Group.Trust for Urban Housing Finance Clinics Programme .Sugar Company Mozambique Rand Merchant Bank .Mostorod Oil Refinery Project ADB . Kagera River Oil and Gas Deal of the Year PA Resources.Drip Irrigation Initiative. BP .Rusumo Bridge.The Ground Water Table Recharge Project KPMG International Cooperative .Uganda’s Water Infrastructure Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year Government of Gabon . Adi-Quala Japanese International Cooperation Agency and Tanzania Government . Additional Financing 3 PPP Champion of the Year The Zambian Border Crossing Company Africa Finance Corporation HSBC Uganda Police Force Accommodations PPP Zambia Development Agency Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility Eiffage Orascom Construction Industries Infrastructure Fund of the Year China-Africa Development Fund Futuregrowth Asset Management .Disi Water Conveyance Project Mekorot National Water Company . Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund Infrastructure Regulator of the Year The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Regulatory Commission Academic Model Providing Access To Health PPP Unit. Ministry of Finance. Mauritius The Zambian Border Crossing Company Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Ghana Investment Fund for Telecommunications l Lagos State Commission for Commerce and Industry PPP Unit. South Africa Sponsor of the Year The Zambian Border Crossing Company Rand Merchant Bank Blackstone Samsung Seven Energy Nigeria Dangote Afren Barclays PA Resources Bank Arranger of the Year Rand Merchant Bank Investec HSBC Africa Samba Capital Standard Chartered Societe Generale CIB African Development Bank Standard Bank Natixis Legal Adviser of the Year 4 Infrastructure Concession . PME Infrastructure Fund Africa Finance Corporation Common Market for Eastern & Southern Africa Infrastructure Fund (COMESA) EU. 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Smith – Stibbe Linklaters Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Slaughter & May SNR Denton Clifford Chance DLA Piper Bowman Gilfillan Adviser of the Year Ernst & Young Fieldstone Standard Chartered Africa Finance Corporation Societe Generale International Finance Corporation Price Waterhouse Coopers United Bank for Africa Credit Suisse Regional Infrastructure Investment Initiative of the Year Lake Kivu Toyota .Lamu Oil Pipeline NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD. White & Case Bell Dewar Norton Rose Gleiss Lutz .IPPF) CITDEL Capital – Rift Valley Railways Northern Corridor Mombasa-Kampala Rail Link Sesheka-Mongu-Senanga Road West African Cable System (WACS) ENDS** For more information on the Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards. About Africa investor . Africa investor publishes Africa investor. Become a fan on our Africa investor Facebook page by clicking here: Ai Facebook 6 . maintains the Africa investor 40 Investors’ Index. hosts the Ai Index Series Summit & Awards and the Africa investor Infrastructure Projects Summit & Awards. the leading international newsstand magazine for Africa’s investment decision makers. among other events.and foreign direct investments in Africa.