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2021

Global Trade Review names EAIF-backed Zimborders project as a global Deal of the Year Award for “Optimism and Rehabilitation”

On 19th April, Global Trade  Review (GTR) magazine announced that had named the Zimborders project that is revitalising the Beitbridge border post between Zimbabwe and South Africa as one of its eleven worldwide “Deals of the Year”. PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund has loaned Zimborders, the private sector company that won the competition… Read more »

EAIF issues advisor tender for project in Kenya

EAIF will be appointing an independent technical advisor to act as Lender Technical Advisor for the appraisal and due diligence of the Homa Bay Biogas One Project. The Project is the first of a series of biogas plants, with a total feed-in generation capacity of 35 MW, using water hyacinth from Lake Victoria and sugar… Read more »

Liquid Telecom: Bond market better for growing operations

On 22nd March, reporter Mudiwa Gavaza of Business Day newspaper wrote about the investment plans of Liquid Telecommunications, which recently had a successful bond issue supported by PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund. Read the full story.

First green energy project in Burkina Faso for EAIF

EAIF lends €29 million to support the construction of 30MW solar plant to supply the national grid, marking the 20th clean energy project for EAIF.

Liquid Telecommunications bond offering is fourth recent digital and telecommunications financing by EAIF

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 »

EAIF cited as model for institutional investors

“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