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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

Emilio Cattaneo promotes EAIF model at global legal firm’s London infrastructure finance conference

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund Executive Director, Emilio Cattaneo, was one of four panel speakers at a conference held by the worldwide legal practice, DLA Piper, jointly with risk advisory specialists FTI Consulting, in London on 29th November.

Clean, safe, reliable water for up to 500,000 Rwandans

Clean, safe, reliable water for up to 500,000 Rwandans as Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund backs private sector water supply project in capital city.

Planet Earth Institute meeting hears about EAIF’s energy infrastructure track record

In late October 2017, EAIF’s Executive Director, Emilio Cattaneo and Roland Janssens, a director at EAIF’s fund manager, Investec Asset Management, participated at an Africa Breakfast Club meeting in London, organised by the Planet Earth Institute (PEI). During an open forum session, moderated by PEI’s chair, Lord (Paul) Boateng* (pictured above with Emilio Cattaneo), EAIF’s representatives explained… Read more »

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.