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2018

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.

EAIF is in the news

View a selection of recent international coverage of our support for Akuo Energy’s 50MW solar farm at Kita in Mali.

A year of firsts for EAIF

Strong performance, new countries and new sectors make 2017 year of success for the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund

Prestigious Thomson Reuters award for Madagascar airport infrastructure project backed by EAIF

Project Finance International, the prestigious Thomson Reuters global infrastructure magazine, has awarded its Middle East and Africa region 2017 Transport Deal of the Year Award to Ravinala Airports. In 2017, The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) loaned the company €25 million, over a 16-year term, in support of a €215 million project to upgrade and… Read more »

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund leads and closes financing of €78 million 50MW in Akuo Energy’s solar plant in Mali

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), which is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and Akuo Energy, the leading French green IPP, today announce the signing of financing of the Akuo Kita Solar power plant, to be built at Kita in southern Mali.

EAIF backs power station refinancing in Mozambique

One of Mozambique’s newest and strategically most important power stations has been refinanced with the support of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF).