News and Media
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a member of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), is lending €28 million to a €330 million expansion of the Azito Energie gas-fired power station in Côte D’Ivoire. Known as Azito 4, the additional 253MW capacity being installed at the plant will bring its output up to 710MW, representing… Read more »
PIDG and PIDG companies were promoted as successful long-term champions of blended finance at the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020, held in London on 20th and 21st January. Click on the link below to see a film of the work of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and other PIDG businesses. https://www.linkedin.com/company/private-infrastructure-development-group/
PFI magazine’s Global Yearbook 2020 names EAIF-backed project in Guinea, Multilateral Deal of the Year
The prestigious Thomson Reuters publication, Project Finance International (PFI) has published its Yearbook for 2020. It names Guinea Alumina Corporation’s (GAC) US$750 million development of port, rail and mining infrastructure as Multilateral Deal of the Year.
Project supports Mozambique economic development, securing nearly 1,400 jobs EAIF lending US$30 million of US$145 million transaction Local economy to benefit from new road, causeway and energy infrastructure 7000 tonne earth-moving machine to be moved 20km on self-propelled transporter The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) is lending US$30 million to Kenmare Resources plc as part… Read more »
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.