CONTACT US

  eaif@ninetyone.com

  

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund is managed by Ninety One. 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$23,526.2 million
23,704 permanent jobs created
34,650 short-term jobs created
84 completed projects
Benefitting 147.7 million people
Private sector commitment in 2020 of US$1.279 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

Axian Telecom

Pan-Africa
Pan-Africa
Telecoms & Digital
Telecoms & Digital
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
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Overall: €174 million
EAIF: €25 million

Cameroon gets 420MW clean, green renewable energy boost

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

Sectors we work in

Affordable Housing
Affordable Housing
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 specialist consultants.

Latest news

PIDG’s Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund anchors US$420 million bond issue by telco founded and grown in Africa

Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) was an anchor investor in a successful bond issue by African telecommunications and digital company Axian Telecom that raised US$420 million. EAIF has invested US$20 million in the bond, scaled back from an original commitment of up to US$40 million, following strong private… Read more »

EAIF backs 40MW Kesses solar project in Kenya with US$35 million loan

EAIF has now supported green electricity generation in nine countries.

Financial close for first Mozambique utility scale renewables project with battery storage supported by PIDG company Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund

First utility battery storage project for Mozambique PIDG TA provides Viability Gap Funding grant   A 19MW solar electricity plant to be built in the Niassa province of Mozambique reached financial close on 20th December.  The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company is the sole lender and will provide… Read more »

Our funders

 

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.

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 »