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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

PIDG – Evolving to deliver greater development impact

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund’s parent company, The Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), is changing. A new governance structure will formalise and embed collaborative working between EAIF and all of PIDG’s companies. Our combined offer allows us to invest at different stages of the development cycle, bringing more projects from concept to reality in the… Read more »

EAIF raises US$385 million in new debt financing to drive five-year business plan

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), managed by Investec Asset Management (IAM), today announced that it has successfully completed its latest fundraising round, raising US$385million in new long-term debt capital to invest in Africa.  The new funds will be used over the next five years to continue EAIF’s core strategy of mobilising private sector capital… Read more »

EAIF project wins IJGlobal African Water Deal of the Year award

In Kigali, Rwanda, Kigali Water Limited (KWL), is to build the first bulk surface water supply public private partnership in sub-Saharan Africa.

Our funders

 

EAIF is principally funded by the governments of the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden and, the German and Dutch development finance institutions, KFW and FMO.