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.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, has committed to buy up to US$50,000,000 of a bond issue by Liquid Telecommunications, that is being launched on Monday 22rd February 2021. The bond (“The New Note Offering”) aims to raise US$600 million which will be used to refinance existing debt… Read more »
“Institutional investors have become increasingly open to non-traditional, high yield investment opportunities as they grapple with low yield environments”, writes Lade Araba in a blog for the African Venture Capital Association (AVCA). Allianz Global Finance investment in EAIF cited as prime example. To read the full article visit the AVCA website at the link below. https://medium.com/afri-spective-by-avca/institutional-investors-are-all-rational-but-theyre-not-the-same-306011f8a43b
EAIF lends US$44 million in senior and junior debt Comprehensive modernisation of the entire border post Typical waiting times set to fall from 39 hours to three hours Community to benefit from infrastructure transfer The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) is lending US$43.7 million to a US$296… Read more »
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.
According to a report published in October 2020 by the Organisation For Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) 60% of the urban infrastructure that will be in place by 2030 is yet to be built. The OECD does not quantify what this means in Euros or dollars, though it must be in the trillions. It is both a huge challenge and a huge opportunity.