This Independent Power Producer is an energy solutions provider based in the USA with operations in West Africa. Over the past 13 years they have transitioned their thermal operations from heavy oil and liquified petroleum gas to natural gas + they built their own private pipeline network + their long-term ambition is to deliver 100% clean electricity across Africa by 2035 + net-zero emissions by 2050.
This female-founded Fund Manager seeks to generate competitive financial returns PLUS positive economic, social and/or environmental impact by providing financing to Small and Medium Enterprises (“SMEs”) in very select high-growth developing economies with stable political climates and reliable legal systems.
This Fund manager has been investing in private equity and private credit in Emerging Europe, Central Asia and Turkey since 2005. Their investment focus is on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with an emphasis on developmental impact as a consequence of their investments.
An investment alongside our EM Private Debt manager provides financing to a Sustainable Packaging Manufacturer in Ecuador whose roots trace back to 1955, when it began as a corrugated cardboard distributor primarily focused on the exportation of bananas. Since then, the company has developed into a sustainable, vertically-integrated packaging manufacturer sourcing raw material primarily from recycled paper and recycled cardboard procured through multiple local and international partnerships.