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The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) was established as the first company within the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG). Managed by Ninety One, we provide long-term commercial debt to deliver inclusive and impactful infrastructure projects in Africa. 

Our Impact

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Total investment of US$27,506 million
23,991 permanent jobs created
36,156 short-term jobs created
96 completed projects
Benefitting 154.1 million people
Private sector commitment of US$16,510.2 million

Axian Telecom

Pan-Africa
Pan-Africa
Digital communications infrastructure
Digital communications infrastructure
Overall: US$420 million
EAIF: US$20 million
EAIF

Côte d’Ivoire clean energy hydro plant is first by an independent power producer

Cote D’Ivoire
Cote D’Ivoire
Power
Power
Overall: €174 million
EAIF: €25 million

Cameroon gets 420MW clean, green renewable energy boost

Cameroon
Cameroon
Power
Power
Overall: €1.26 billion
EAIF: €50 million

Sectors we work in

Social infrastructure - Housing
Social infrastructure - Housing
Power
Power
Digital communications infrastructure
Digital communications infrastructure
Water, sewage and sanitation
Water, sewage and sanitation
Manufacturing: inputs to infrastructure
Manufacturing: inputs to infrastructure
Gas transportation, distribution and storage
Gas transportation, distribution and storage
Transportation
Transportation
Agriculture-supporting infrastructure
Agriculture-supporting infrastructure
Mining and upstream gas
Mining and upstream gas

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 specialist consultants.

Latest news

EAIF EXTENDS €46 MILLION TO ESTABLISH AFRICA’S FIRST FULLY ELECTRIC BUS SYSTEM IN SENEGAL, THE NEXT GENERATION OF URBAN MOBILITY IN AFRICA

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, has committed €46 million ($50 million equivalent) to launch Africa’s first fully electric public bus network in Senegal’s capital, Dakar. The Dakar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)  establishes a new benchmark for sustainable public transport in Africa and showcases the future of decarbonised… Read more »

EMERGING AFRICA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND AND NINETY ONE COMMIT US$31 MILLION TO PARATUS GROUP IN BOOST TO CONTINENTAL CONNECTIVITY

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, and its fund manager, Ninety One, have committed a US$31 million debt facility to Paratus Group Holdings Limited (Paratus) to finance the expansion of its fibre and data centre business over the next three years. Ninety One acted as the mandated lead arranger… Read more »

EAIF COMMITS UP TO XOF 30 BILLION TO LAUNCH WEST AFRICA’S FIRST SOCIAL ASSET-BACKED SECURITY, TARGETING 100% ELECTRIFICATION IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, has committed up to XOF 30 billion (equivalent to USD ~ 48 million) to launch West Africa’s first ever social asset-backed security.

Our funders

 

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) was established as the first company within the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG). Managed by Ninety One, we provide long-term commercial debt to deliver inclusive and impactful infrastructure projects in Africa. 

Biomass financing by EAIF to deliver 46MW renewable energy plant in Cote D’Ivoire

“EAIF rapidly moving towards green energy loan portfolio of 1000MW” The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund – a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company – announced on 10th June that it is lending €30 million to support the construction of a new €232 million, 46MW, biomass power station in Cote D’Ivoire. Located at Ayebo, 100km east… Read more »