AFC is an international organization established by treaty between sovereign states. It was established by twin legal instruments, with all the rights, privileges and immunities conferred upon international entities.
Current member nations are Nigeria (host country), Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Liberia, Guinea, Ghana, Chad and Cape Verde, Uganda, Rwanda, Gabon and Djibouti. In addition, various prospective new member countries are now at different stages of due diligence.
Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V (FMO) is the Dutch development bank. FMO has invested in the private sector in developing countries and emerging markets for more than 46 years. FMO's mission is to empower entrepreneurs to build a better world. FMO's investment is focused at sectors where its contribution can have the highest long-term impact: financial institutions, energy and agribusiness. Alongside partners, FMO invests in the infrastructure, manufacturing and services sectors.
Trinity International LLP is a niche projects, finance, corporate and commercial law firm focusing on power, energy/renewable energy, resources, infrastructure and industry. Trinity advises in the UK and focuses on emerging markets (particularly in Africa) with experience in the Middle East, Europe, Latin America and Asia. The team comprises senior lawyers from large international law firms specializing on African transactions and other emerging markets across a range of sectors including power, energy/renewable energy, mining and resources, oil & gas, transport, telecoms and water.
ELEQTRA is a leading player in the development, investment, management and operation of private infrastructure in emerging economies. ELEQTRA has a solid track record of delivering greenfield infrastructure projects in multiple sectors and managing them through the full development cycle.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) develops and manages private equity infrastructure funds designed to invest long-term institutional unlisted equity in African infrastructure projects. AIIM actively manages investments in East, West and Southern Africa and has equity under management of USD1.6 billion with a track record extending across six African infrastructure funds.
We currently manages c. US$ 10 billion across targeted private equity strategies. By combining deep local reach, a global platform and underwriting standards, with extensive operating capabilities, Abraaj generates industry leading returns and create value in market-leading companies. Abraaj focuses on global growth markets characterized by consumption-driven economies, pro-business policies, rapid urbanization, favorable demographics, and growing consumer classes.
Climate Investor One is an innovative approach to infrastructure financing designed to accelerate the delivery of renewable energy projects in emerging markets. Climate Investor One combines three investment funds into one facility to finance renewable energy projects at specific stages of the project lifecycle. At an early project stage, Climate Investor One provides financial, technical, environmental, social development and structuring support through a Development Fund.
For 55 years, DEG has been successfully financing companies investing in emerging markets and developing countries. For this purpose, it provides finance combined with expert advice. To date, we have successfully accompanied more than 2,100 companies in this way.
DEG’s customers come from a range of industries: from agribusiness, manufacturing, the infrastructure, service and financial sectors. They come from developing and emerging market countries, from Germany and from other industrialised nations.
BioTherm Energy is an African renewable energy development platform. It is one of South Africa’s leading renewable energy developers and has three operational wind and solar projects allocated under the SA Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers (REIPPP) Program.
With the company having recently secured four Zambian PPA's as well as being shortlisted in the Ugandan Get Fit solar facility, it is actively expanding its activities throughout the rest of the continent, focusing on wind and solar project development, financing, construction and operations.
InfraCo Africa can mobilise private sector participation and investment. We provide funding and expertise to projects at their earliest stage, enabling them to grow from an initial concept to a bankable investment opportunity.
We partner with host governments and the private sector, working with both to address market gaps and to help develop the regulatory frameworks needed to enable private sector participation in infrastructure.
IFC InfraVentures is a $150 million global infrastructure project development fund that has been created as part of World Bank Group’s efforts to increase the pipeline of bankable projects in developing countries. Its unique offering, combining early stage risk capital and experienced project development support, is designed to address the key constraints to private investment in infrastructure projects in frontier markets.
We can fund up to $8 million of a project’s expenses at an early stage of development. This can represent a significant part of the funding necessary to bring an infrastructure project from idea to financial close.
Phanes Group is an international solar developer, investment and asset manager, strategically headquartered in Dubai, UAE. Their end-to-end business model brings together fully-fledged in-house capabilities, including expertise in project development, structured finance, capital markets, and legal and regulatory affairs. Lean and agile , their structure enables them to deliver utility-scale, distributed, and off-grid PV solar projects.
Phanes Group take a holistic approach to solar energy to deliver across the entire value chain - from the selection and development of projects, to financing, construction, and O&M. Their main focus is on MENA and sub-Saharan Africa where their business model is best suited to create opportunities and unlock social and economic potential.
CDIL was incorporated in 2013 to develop renewable energy infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa. Harnessing the strengths and local presence of its parent company CPCS, an international management consulting firm, CDIL focuses on early stage development of clean power projects.
CDIL is focused on the greenfield development of power infrastructure projects in Africa. CDIL is technology agnostic, developing projects that fit the specific needs of the countries and regions in which we work. CDIL’s team plays a hands-on role in the development of projects, from sourcing and origination through to financial close. Construction equity and debt are sourced from leading international and domestic financial institutions.