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The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has developed a new PowerPoint presentation for use in new business development, seminars and conference platforms. The presentation explains EAIF’s mission, structure and role, how it is funded and the role of PIDG and Investec Asset Management. Three case studies of recent EAIF projects are featured, in transport, water… Read more »
Alternative Energy looks in-depth at the Private Infrastructure Development Group and its companies. Three recent EAIF projects feature to illustrate blended finance at work. Click here to read the full article starting on page 28.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund’s Executive Director, Emilio Cattaneo, was a member of a high-level British delegation that visited Ghana at the beginning of October. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Development (DFID), Baroness Sugg, and Conservative Member of Parliament, Adam Afriyie were accompanied by senior officials from DFID. A senior… Read more »
PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF/the Fund) announced on 4th October that it has completed its first project in affordable housing in Africa. It is also its first transaction denominated in local currency, the Kenyan Shilling (KES). EAIF anchor investor in note issue First ever green bond issue in Kenya 5000 students to… Read more »
Watch the video story of the construction of a solar electricity plant
Two Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) renewable energy projects that will produce a total of 54MW of clean power have celebrated important milestones. Mozambique’s president declares Mocuba solar plant open Financial close reached for new Uganda-Tanzania Kikagati hydro power project On 10th August, Mozambique’s President, His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, declared open the 40MW Central… Read more »
EAIF lends €40 million for new port facilities at Owendo Port to support Gabon Special Economic Zone
PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) today, 5 August, announced that it has arranged the long-term debt finance for a €305 million new port development by Gabon Special Economic Zone Ports (GSEZ Ports) at Owendo, Gabon. Financial close reached Development at core of national diversification strategy EAIF mandated lead arranger & first project… Read more »
PIDG company Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund lends €28 million to Azito Energie’s power plant expansion in Cote D’Ivoire.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), is supporting investment in a large-scale project that will see expanded rail and port facilities in Guinea, driving economic growth in one of Africa’s poorest countries.
EAIF is a member of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG). PIDG published its 2018 Annual Review on 28th May. It reflects on the successful delivery of innovative solutions across our key sectors and markets.
R20, the international not-for-profit organisation championing renewable energy and other green infrastructure projects, is holding its 2019 World Summit in Vienna, Austria on 28th and 29th May. The event is organised by the University of Zurich (USC Arnold Schwarzenegger Institute), in partnership with The Climate Infrastructure Partnership.
African Financial Services Industry Conference (AFSIC) hears EAIF’s Emilio Cattaneo say changes needed if Africa is to grow its energy infrastructure stock.
Emilio Cattaneo, The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund’s Executive Director, participated in a day-long professional management day organised by the Global Infrastructure Hub on 15th April.
IJGlobal, the specialist global infrastructure market intelligence organisation, has awarded projects supported by PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), three prizes at its 2019 awards event.