Africa's Top 200 Companies

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Rank  Rank  ABRI_Code     Company name        Country    Region
2009  2008

  1      1  SA-AGL      Anglo American        South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

  2      2  SA-SAB      SABMiller             South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

  3      6  SA-SOL      Sasol Ltd             South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

  4      4  SA-MTN      MTN Group Ltd         South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

  5     11  MO-ITAM     Itissalat Al          Morocco    North Africa
                        Maghrib

  6     10  SA-SBK      Standard Bank Group   South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

  7      5  SA-AMS      Anglo American        South      Southern
                        Platinum Corp         Africa     Africa

  8     13  SA-FSR      FirstRand Ltd         South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

  9     16  SA-ANG      AngloGold Ashanti     South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

 10      3  SA-RCH      Richemont             South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 11     18  SA-TKG      Telkom SA Ltd         South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 12      8  SA-IMP      Impala Platinum       South      Southern
                        Holdings Ltd          Africa     Africa

 13     17  SA-ASA      Absa Group Ltd        South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 14     19  SA-GFI      Gold Fields Ltd       South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 15     23  MO-BCM      Attijariwafa Bank     Morocco    North Africa

 16     21  SA-NPN      Naspers Ltd           South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 17     14  SA-KIO      Kumha Iron Ore Ltd    South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 18     31  MO-BCE      BMCE                  Morocco    North Africa

 19     26  SA-SLM      Sanlam Ltd            South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 20     30  MO-CGI      CGI                   Morocco    North Africa

 21     27  EG-TELE     Telecom Egypt         Egypt      North Africa

 22      9  EG-ORAT     Orascom Telecom       Egypt      North Africa

 23     12  SA-OML      Old Mutual            South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 24      7  EG-ORCI     Orascom Construction  Egypt      North Africa
                        Industries

 25     22  SA-NED      Nedcor Ltd            South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 26     47  SA-HAR      Harmony Gold Mining   South      Southern
                        Co Ltd                Africa     Africa

 27     15  SA-REM      Remgro Ltd            South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 28     35  SA-BVT      Bidvest Group         South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 29     32  SA-SHP      Shoprite Holdings     South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

 30     59  MO-LAC      Societe               Morocco    North Africa
                        Lafarge-Ciments

 31     31  MO-DOUJ     Douja Prom Addoha     Morocco    North Africa
                        (ADH)

 32     29  SA-RMH      RMB Holdings Ltd      South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 33     42  WA-SNTS     Sonatel               Cote       West Africa
                                              D'lvoire

 34     24  NG-FBNBK    FirstBank of Nigeria  Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

 35     33  SA-EXX      Exxaro Resources      South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

 36     49  MO-ONA      Omnium Nord           Morocco    North
                        Africain                         Africa

 37     39  SA-ARI      African Rainbow       South      Southern
                        Minerals Ltd          Africa     Africa

 38     45  SA-TBS      Tiger Brands Ltd      South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 39     46  EG-EMPN     Mobinil               Egypt      North Africa

 40     71  MO-SNI      Soc Nationale         Morocco    North Africa
                        d'lnvestissement

 41    new  SA-JNC      Avusa (formerly       South      Southern
                        Johnnic Ltd)          Africa     Africa

 42     25  SA-LBT      Liberty               South      Southern
                        International Plc     Africa     Africa

 43     20  SA-LON      Lonmin Plc            South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 44     92  MO-BCP      Banque Centrale       Morocco    North Africa
                        Populaire (BCP)

 45    103  SA-TRU      Truworths             South      Southern
                        International Ltd     Africa     Africa

 46     69  SA-PIK      Pick 'n Pay Stores    South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

 47     55  EG-CMIB     Commercial            Egypt      North Africa
                        International Bank

 48     66  EG-ALFS     El Ezz Aldekhela      Egypt      North Africa
                        Steel

 49     58  SA-PPC      Pretoria Portland     South      Southern
                        Cement Co Ltd         Africa     Africa

 50     85  SA-MSM      Massmart Holdings     South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

 51     82  SA-APN      Aspen Pharmacare      South      Southern
                        Holdings Ltd          Africa     Africa

 52     53  SA-LGL      Liberty Group Ltd     South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 53    106  EG-AKFC     Abu Kir Fertiliser    Egypt      North Africa
                        and Chem Ind

 54     57  NG-NGBREW   Nigerian Breweries    Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

 55    new  KN-SAFC     Safaricom Ltd         Kenya      East Africa

 56     65  SA-NTC      Network Healthcare    South      Southern
                        Holdings              Africa     Africa

 57     37  SA-MUR      Murray & Roberts      South      Southern
                        Holdings Ltd          Africa     Africa

 58     51  SA-INP      Investec Plc          South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 59     67  MO-CMAROC   Ciments du Maroc SA   Morocco    North Africa

 60    166  EG-EPCD     El Arabia             Egypt      North Africa
                        Development Co

 61     36  NG-ZEN      Zenith Bank           Nigeria    West Africa
                        International

 62    114  NG-ETBK     Ecobank Nigeria Pic   Nigeria    West Africa

 63     74  SA-DSY      Discovery Holdings    South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

 64     52  SA-SHF      Steinhoff Intl        South      Southern
                        Holdings Ltd          Africa     Africa

 65     75  KN-KNBL     East African          Kenya      East Africa
                        Breweries Ltd

 66     87  SA-WHL      Woolworths Holdings   South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

 67    125  NG-AFPET    African Petroleum     Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

 68    110  MO-SID      Soc Nationale de      Morocco    North Africa
                        Siderurgie SA

 69     72  SA-ABL      African Bank          South      Southern
                        Investments Ltd       Africa     Africa

 70     99  SA-DST      Distell Group Ltd     South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 71    101  SA-ASR      Assore Ltd            South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 72    109  SA-FOS      Foschini Ltd          South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 73     62  NG-PLATBK   Bank PHB Nigeria      Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

 74     63  SA-IPL      Imperial Holdings     South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

 75     56  SA-AEG      Aveng Ltd             South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 76     78  SA-SUI      Sun International     South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

 77     38  EG-TMGH     Talaat Moustafa       Egypt      North Africa
                        Group Holding

 78    126  NG-WEMABK   Wema Bank Plc         Nigeria    West Africa

 79     90  SA-RLO      Reunert Ltd           South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 80     98  MU-MCB      Mauritius commercial  Mauritius  East Africa
                        Bank Ltd

 81     34  NG-UBABK    United Bank for       Nigeria    West Africa
                        Africa (UBA)

 82    120  SA-SPP      SPAR Group            South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 83     48  NG-OCEAN    Oceanic Bank          Nigeria    West Africa
                        International Plc

 84    100  SA-SNT      Santam Ltd            South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 85     41  NG-GTBK     Guaranty Trust Bank   Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

 86    132  MO-SAM      Samir                 Morocco    North Africa

 87    new  MO-ALLS     Alliances Dev         Morocco    North Africa
                        Immobilier SA

 88     40  NG-UBNBK    Union Bank of         Nigeria    West Africa
                        Nigeria Plc

 89     93  SA-DDT      Dimension Data        South      Southern
                        Holdings Plc          Africa     Africa

 90     89  SA-NPK      Nampak Ltd            South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 91     79  SA-INL      Investec Ltd          South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 92    122  MO-BCI      BMCI                  Morocco    North Africa

 93     80  EG-SKPC     Sidi Kerir            Egypt      North Africa
                        Petrochemicals Co

 94     54  NG-DASF     Dangote Sugar         Nigeria    West Africa
                        Refinery Plc

 95    115  SA-AFX      African Oxygen Ltd    South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 96    117  MO-HOL      Holcim (Maroc) SA     Morocco    North Africa

 97     60  SA-SAP      Sappi Ltd             South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 98    160  SA-ILV      Ulovo Sugar Ltd       South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

 99     68  SA-AQP      Aquarius Platinum (S  South      Southern
                        Africa)               Africa     Africa

100     96  KN-BCBL     Barclays Bank of      Kenya      East Africa
                        Kenya Ltd

101     77  EG-ESTC     Eastern (Tobacco)     Egypt      North Africa
                        SAE

102     91  SA-MDC      Medi-Clinic           South      Southern
                        Corporation Ltd       Africa     Africa

103    156  SA-PWK      Pick 'n Pay Holdings  South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

104    158  EG-ALES     El Ezz Steel Rebars   Egypt      North Africa

105     64  SA-BAW      Barloworld Ltd        South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

106    148  BW-FNATBK   First National Bank   Botswana   Southern
                        of Botswana                      Africa

107    146  MO-WAA      Wafa Assurances SA    Morocco    North Africa

108     50  EG-EFGH     EFG-Hermes            Egypt      North Africa

109    new  EG-ECHC     Egyptian Container    Egypt      North Africa
                        Handling Co

110     28  NG-INTCON   Intercontinental      Nigeria    West Africa
                        Bank Plc

111     44  SA-UUU      Uranium One Inc       South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

112    157  MO-CDM      Credit du Maroc       Morocco    North Africa

113    182  MO-CLAIT    Societe Centrale      Morocco    North Africa
                        Laitiere

114    new  MO-CSR      Compagnie Sucriere    Morocco    North Africa
                        Marocaine

115    102  NG-GUBREW   Guinness Nigeria      Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

116     83  EG-EISC     Egyptian Iron &       Egypt      North Africa
                        Steel Company

117    128  MO-ATLA     Atlanta Ltd           Morocco    North Africa

118    139  EG-AL       Egypt Aluminium       Egypt      North Africa
                        Company

119    145  KN-BMBC     Bamburi Cement Ltd    Kenya      East Africa

120    133  EG-AMOC     Alexandria Mineral    Egypt      North Africa
                        Oil Company

121    175  BW-5CBB     Standard Chartered    Botswana   Southern
                        Bank                             Africa

122    135  SA-TON      Tongaat Hulett        South      Southern
                        Group                 Africa     Africa

123     70  EG-CIEB     Credit Agricole       Egypt      North Africa
                        Egypt

124    159  BW-BCBB     Barclays Bank of      Botswana   Southern
                        Botswana                         Africa

125    170  SA-AVI      AVI Ltd               South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

126    134  SA-JDG      JD Group Ltd          South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

127    149  SA-MET      Metropolitan          South      Southern
                        Holdings Ltd          Africa     Africa

128    112  SA-GND      Grindrod Ltd          South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

129     84  EG-S2CT     Suez Cement Company   Egypt      North Africa

130     88  EG-NTSG     National Society      Egypt      North Africa
                        Generale Bank

131    130  SA-AFE      AECI Ltd              South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

132    new  TU-BT       Banque de Tunisie     Tunisia    North Africa

133    124  EG-SWDY     El Swedy Cables       Egypt      North Africa

134    108  NG-NESTNG   Nestle Nigeria Ltd    Nigeria    West Africa

135    new  SA-NCL      New Clicks Holdings   South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

136    new  MW-SUCOMA   lllovo Sugar          Malawi     Southern
                        (Malawi) Ltd                     Africa

137    191  SA-MPC      Mr Price Group Ltd    South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

138    new  NG-MOBOIL   Mobil Oil Nigeria     Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

139    105  NG-AFRIBK   Afribank Nigeria      Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

140    155  MU-SBM      State Bank of         Mauritius  East Africa
                        Mauritius Ltd

141    new  EG-PHDC     Palm Hills            Egypt      North Africa
                        Development Co

142     61  EG-OPTD     Orascom Hotels and    Egypt      North Africa
                        Dev

143    138  NG-FIDEL    Fidelity Bank         Nigeria    West Africa
                        Nigeria

144    new  MO-GAZ      Afriquia Gaz          Morocco    North Africa

145    137  SA-WBO      Wilson Bayly          South      Southern
                        Holmes-Ovcon Ltd      Africa     Africa

146    new  EG-PIOH     Pioneers Holding Co   Egypt      North Africa

147    169  SA-ALT      Allied Technologies   South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

148    241  SA-CA7      Caxton/CTP            South      Southern
                        Publishers/Printers   Africa     Africa

149    172  KN-SCBL     Standard Chartered    Kenya      East Africa
                        Bank Ltd

150     81  NG-IBTC     Stanbic lBTC Bank     Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

151    new  KN-EQBK     Equity Bank Kenya     Kenya      East Africa

152    111  SA-HVL      Highveld Steel        South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

153    199  MO-SBM      Societe des           Morocco    North Africa
                        Brasseries du Maroc

154    new  GH-ECBK     Ecobank Ghana Ltd     Ghana      West Africa

155    171  KN-KNCB     Kenya Commercial      Kenya      East Africa
                        Bank Ltd

156     97  NG-FCMB     First City Monument   Nigeria    West Africa
                        Bank

157    168  EG-EWBE     Al Watany Bank of     Egypt      North Africa
                        Egypt

158    new  ZA-ZCCM     Zambia Consolidated   Zambia     Southern
                        Copper                           Africa

159    123  SA-HCI      Hosken Consolidated   South      Southern
                        Invest                Africa     Africa

160    new  EG-NMIN     El Nasr Mining Co     Egypt      North Africa

161    new  NG-NSLT     National Sports       Nigeria    West Africa
                        Lottery Pic

162    new  TU-BIAT     BIAT                  Tunisia    North Africa

163    new  GH-SCB      Standard Chartered    Ghana      West Africa
                        Bank Ghana

164    131  SA-MND      Mondi Ltd             South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

165    new  SA-LEW      Lewis Group           South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

166    new  TU-SFBT     Soc Frigorifique et   Tunisia    North Africa
                        Brasseries

167    new  NG-SPBK     Spring Bank Plc       Nigeria    West Africa

168    116  NG-ACCSBK   Access Bank Nigeria   Nigeria    West Africa
                        Plc

169    186  EG-A5IC     Helwan Cement Ltd     Egypt      North Africa

170    new  EG-PHPC     Pharco                Egypt      North Africa
                        Pharmaceuticals

171    new  EG-MISR     Misr Cement (QENA)    Egypt      North Africa

172    129  SA-NHM      Northam Platinum      South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

173     73  NG-DIBK     Diamond Bank Plc      Nigeria    West Africa

174    142  SA-MVL      Mvelaphanda           South      Southern
                        Resources Ltd         Africa     Africa

175    196  WA-SLBC     Soc de Limonaderies   Cote       West Africa
                        (Soliba)              d'lvoire

176    177  SA-ARL      Astral Foods Ltd      South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

177    new  NG-TOTALN   Total Nigeria Plc     Nigeria    West Africa

178    184  SA-R8W      Rainbow chicken Ltd   South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

179    167  KN-KEGC     Kenya Elect           Kenya      East Africa
                        Generating Co Ltd

180    136  NG-BENCEM   Benue Cement          Nigeria    West Africa
                        Company

181    195  UG-SBUL     Stanbic Bank Uganda   Uganda     East Africa
                        Ltd

182    127  SA-GDF      Gold Reef Casino      South      Southern
                        Resorts Ltd           Africa     Africa

183    153  MU-NMH      New Mauritius Hotels  Mauritius  East Africa
                        Ltd

184    new  EG-DLSG     Delta Sugar           Egypt      North Africa

185    173  SA-BLU      Blue Label Telecoms   South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

186    163  EG-NCHR     Medinet Nasr          Egypt      North Africa
                        Housing

187    165  SA-JSE      JSE Limited           South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

188    new  NG-BERGER   Julius Berger         Nigeria    West Africa
                        Nigeria Plc

189    179  NG-UNIPET   Oando Plc             Nigeria    West Africa

190    new  MO-LABV     Label Vie VLB         Morocco    North Africa

191    113  SA-LBH      Liberty Holdings      South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

192    164  SA-MAF      Mutual & Federal      South      Southern
                        insurance Co          Africa     Africa

193    new  TU-BS       Banque du Sud         Tunisia    North Africa

194    new  TZ-TANBREW  Tanzania Breweries    Tanzania   East Africa
                        Ltd

195    118  EG-ALCN     Alexandria            Egypt      North Africa
                        Containers and
                        Goods

196    new  M0-LE5      societe Lesieur       Morocco    North Africa
                        Cristal

197    198  SA-TRE      Trencor Ltd           South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

198    140  SA-FUM      First Uranium Corp    South      Southern
                                              Africa     Africa

199    new  SA-CLH      City Lodge Hotels     South      Southern
                        Ltd                   Africa     Africa

200    107  EG-HEHU     Heliopolis Housing    Egypt      North Africa

Rank   Industry         Market value  Dollar_Returns
2009                     Dollar ($m)

  1   Mining and           23. …