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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

EAIF backs second Nigeria plant for Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals

Nigeria
Nigeria
Power
Power
Overall: USD 1.1 billion
EAIF: USD 35 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 COMMITS XOF 23.5 BILLION TO SONATEL’S RECEIVABLES-BACKED AAA-LOCAL-RATED BOND

London – 23 January 2024 The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, today announced a commitment of XOF 23.5 billion to a XOF 75 billion receivables-backed bond issued by securitisation vehicle Fonds Commun de Titrisation de Créance (FCTC), to support Sonatel’s expansion, modernisation and digital transformation plan in Senegal,… Read more »

EAIF completes $294m debt raise in one of the largest blended finance debt packages for African infrastructure

Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), has successfully raised $294 million of additional debt facilities, achieving over half of the Fund’s target to raise $500 million by 2025. The finance facilities demonstrate the Fund’s ability to mobilise private sector debt in one of the largest capital raises in recent… Read more »

EAIF ACTS AS CORNERSTONE INVESTOR TO ANCHOR ZAMBIA’S FIRST GREEN BOND

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private Infrastructure Development Group Company (PIDG), has committed to de facto underwrite US$50m of Zambia’s first US$53.5m green bond, to finance key solar infrastructure and support diversification of the country’s energy sector. EAIF acted as the cornerstone investor of the bond issued by CEC Renewables (CECR), an affiliate… Read more »

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 »