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The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund is managed by Investec Asset Management. EAIF is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group, which is a multi-donor organisation with members from seven countries and the World Bank Group.

What we've achieved

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Total investment of US$15.954 billion
20,378 permanent jobs created
16,152 short-term jobs created
64 completed projects
Benefitting 123.7 million people
Private sector commitment of US$10.124 billion
  • Contributing to political and economic stability
  • Helping eliminate poverty
  • Mobilising private sector capital
  • Stimulating economic progress
  • Attracting foreign direct investment
  • Encouraging small business creation
  • Supporting enterprising owners and managers
  • Creating lasting jobs
  • Building the essentials of sustainable progress

Refinancing successful hydro power station unlocks fresh capital to build new electricity plants

Uganda
Uganda
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
EAIF: US$ 29.3m

EAIF arranged the debt finance for the construction of the 13MW Bugoye hydro power station, which began operating in 2008. With 98% availability, the plant has become a successful and dependable part of Uganda’s national electricity industry.

Expansion and upgrades at two Madagascar airports boost whole economy

Madagascar
Madagascar
Transport
Transport
Overall: €130m
EAIF: €25m

Financing, expansion, upgrade, operation and maintenance of Madagascar’s two largest airports.

EAIF tororo Solar

Building Energy: Tororo PV Solar North

Uganda
Uganda
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Overall: US$ 20m
EAIF: US$ 7.5m

Tororo is the eighth renewable energy plant EAIF has backed in Uganda. In total, they contribute some 15% of Uganda’s installed electricity generating capacity.

Sectors we work in

Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Telecoms & Digital
Telecoms & Digital
Water & Waste Services
Water & Waste Services
Infrastructure Components & Equipment
Infrastructure Components & Equipment
Gas Transport, Storage & Supply
Gas Transport, Storage & Supply
Transport
Transport
Agribusiness
Agribusiness
Mining
Mining

Applying for project support

If you are looking for debt finance for an infrastructure project in sub-Saharan Africa please talk to us.

EAIF mainly supports private sector infrastructure projects to create new or expand existing facilities. We welcome enquiries from companies in Africa and worldwide that want to grow their businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and share our commitment to the continent and its peoples. Enquiries are also welcome from  financial advisers and specilaist consultants.

Latest news

UK government announces up to£500 million of new funding to PIDG

On a visit to South Africa on 28th August, the UK Prime Minister announced £4bn of public sector investment in Africa over the next four years, which she is ambitious will be matched by the private sector.

EAIF lends US$35 million to US$1.1 billion project to double production at Nigeria’s largest fertiliser plant

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), today announced the financial close of its 11-year US$35 million loan to Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Ltd (IEFCL). The transaction is part of the financing of a US$1.1 billion expansion of the company’s existing fertiliser plant at Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The new plant is to be built alongside… Read more »

EAIF’s Emilio Cattaneo speaks at Africa Energy Forum on innovative finance tools for infrastructure development

Emilio Cattaneo (second right) speaking at the Africa Energy Forum in Mauritius in June. The annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF), now in its 20th year, attracts industry leaders active in developing energy infrastructure in Africa. This year’s AEF was held in mid-June in Mauritius and drew over 2,000 senior executives from governments, developers, equipment suppliers,… Read more »

Our funders

 

EAIF is funded by the governments of the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and Sweden. It raises its debt capital from public and private sources, including Allianz, the global insurance and financial services company; Standard Chartered Bank; the African Development Bank; the German development finance institution, KFW, and FMO, the Dutch development bank.