15 Dec 2020
Behind the scenes: Igniting innovation in sub-Saharan Africa, by Claire Jarratt
Claire Jarratt, CIO at InfraCo Africa, writes about expanding the company’s investment offering to develop sustainable infrastructure which focuses on building capacity and creating local jobs as sub-Saharan economies emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.
29 Jan 2020
PIDG CEO Philippe Valahu at the 2020 Private Finance for Sustainable Development Conference, Paris
At the 2020 conference, themed Aligning finance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), PIDG CEO Philippe Valahu, asks if the sense of urgency is 'real' or is it 'just talk' when the discourse turns to the 'billions to trillions' agenda.
20 Jan 2020
London Stock Exchange welcomes its first Kenya shilling corporate bond on the ISM, Acorn Holdings, guaranteed by GuarantCo
London Stock Exchange welcomes its first Kenya shilling corporate bond on the ISM, Acorn Holdings, guaranteed by GuarantCo, to finance clean, safe, affordable and green-certified accommodation for 5,000 students in Nairobi - First ever green bond in Kenya - First project bond in Kenya - Rated B1 by Moody’s - higher than the sovereign bond rating
31 Oct 2018
Second tranche of Mixta Nigeria NGN 7.5 billion bond programme issued
Refinancing of shorter-term expensive local debt into longer tenured instruments will secure development of 5,000 affordable houses.
02 Jul 2018
GuarantCo guarantees Vietnamese corporate bond in local currency
Seven-year guarantee of VND 660 billion bond will support Vietnamese affordable housing developer.