Loan products and services

EAIF offers loan products to infrastructure projects and companies operating in eligible sectors and countries in Africa.

Because of EAIF’s long-term, strategic and developmental objectives, it can be more flexible and innovative than most mainstream debt providers. EAIF wants good companies to bring their visions to life and will work long and hard to find solutions that meet the needs for borrower, lender and the countries we operate in.


  • Project loans and corporate loans of between US$10 million and US$50 million
  • Senior debt
  • Subordinated and/or mezzanine debt
  • Loans in US$ or €, loan periods of up to 20 years
  • Local currency loans possible in certain circumstances
  • Anchor or cornerstone investor in bond issues
  • Bridging finance

Structuring and arranging

  • Sole lender or within a syndicate
  • Lead or joint arranger with other financial institutions

Additional services

  • Viability, technical and environmental grant support to qualifying projects
  • Introducing clients to other PIDG businesses where appropriate