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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 »

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.

PIDG company Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund fills funding gap in Zimbabwe border crossing project set to stimulate trade and business investment

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 lends US$ 31 million to Access LNG for its innovative Floating LNG regasification facility in Ghana

Development set to reduce heavy fuel oil use, improve gas supply security, cut energy generation costs and significantly cut Co2 and sulphur dioxide emissions PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) is lending US$31 million over 10 years to Access LNG B.V., a provider of specialist floating LNG infrastructure, to support the construction of… Read more »

EAIF supports local currency bond issue as Senegal’s national port of Dakar begins move to new enterprise zone location

Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) invested XOF* 8.3 billion (cUS$15 million) in a local currency capital market bond issue by Senegal’s Port Autonome de Dakar (PAD), the owner of the Port of Dakar.  The bond raised over XOF60 billion (US$107million).  The issue marks the start of the process… Read more »

Article: Development Lenders Plug Gap

The global pandemic is holding back Africa’s essential infrastructure development. Some creative private sector and multilateral solutions promise to ease the crisis.

Sonatel bond issue featured in African Business

Richard Ndem writes in African Business about the success of the recent Sonatel bond issue and the role of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund. Click here to read the story.     

PIDG Technical Assistance grant helps secure Benin power station project and Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund loan of €27 million

Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), announced today (27th July) that it is progressing its due diligence as the sole lender to a €36 million, 25MW natural gas-fuelled power station project, to be built by the Nigerian company, Genesis Holdings, at Maria Gleta, near Benin’s capital of Porto Nova.… Read more »

Africa Global Funds webinar

Paromita Chatterjee, an Investment Director at EAIF’s managers, Ninety One, was one of a distinguished panel of experts taking part in an African Global Funds webinar on 22 July.

Why investors care that greener towers are safer towers

EAIF anchored Helios Towers’ recent bond issuance, playing a leading role in pushing ESG initiatives and greening the network.