IFC has invested R150m ($10m) in Eris’s South African Student Accommodation Impact Investments Proprietary platform, a new investment platform managed by Eris Property Group.
Proparco has invested $10m in d.light, an innovator of solar energy products, to enable the expansion of the company’s solar and Pay-Go consumer finance business in Africa.
The Development Bank of Austria, OeEB and European Investment Bank (EIB) have launched a €100m African private sector COVID-19 resilience investment initiative.
US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has announced the first disbursement of a $5m direct loan to Africa Healthcare Network (AHN), the largest operator of dialysis centers in East Africa.
The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) and EFG Hermes have agreed to acquire 76% of the capital of Arab Investment Bank (AIB).
DFC and FMO have launched the $75m DFC-MASSIF COVID-19 Response Co-Financing Facility, which seeks to bring liquidity to financial intermediaries to support MSMEs impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and promote new investment to support economic sustainability in developing countries.
MFS Africa, a pan-African fintech company, operating the largest digital payments hub on the continent, had provided seed investment of $3m to Maviance, a Cameroon-based fintech provider.
CDC Group, the UK's development finance institution and impact investor, has announced a $100m debt commitment to ETG, an agricultural conglomerate connecting smallholder farmers to global markets through its operations in 48 countries worldwide.
The Rockefeller Foundation and the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), through its company GuarantCo, have invested in Acre Impact Capital, an impact-focused investment manager.
Finnfund, a Finnish development financier and impact investor, has announced a $26m commitment to African Development Partners III (ADP III), a pan-African private equity fund.
FMO, OeEB and Swedfund have agreed to invest €50m to the Interact Climate Change Facility (ICCF), a co-financing facility providing financing to climate-related investments in emerging markets.
The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) has provided $60m funding to Karpowership to fuel Senegal’s national electrification and LNG-use ambitions.
DFC has funded the first $25m tranche of DFC’s $100m loan to WaterEquity’s Global Access Fund, a $150m impact investment vehicle targeting inclusive financial institutions in emerging markets to scale up water and sanitation microloan portfolios.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the OPEC Fund for International Development, the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Arab Bank have signed a $114m financing package with ACWA Power for the construction of the largest private solar plant in Egypt.