This Pan Africa Debt Strategy is capitalizing on the growing breadth and depth of a $180 billion plus African Eurobond market. This strategy provides investors the opportunity to participate alongside international banks in the long established hard currency syndicated loan market, accessing the continent’s strongest borrowers across sovereign, state owned enterprises, financial institutions and corporates.
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Our partner in Europe is currently pitching for a new blended finance mandate – a Pan-Emerging Markets climate mitigation Private Equity fund supported by concessional capital from the Green Climate Fund – the largest global fund dedicated to help fight climate change.
This female-founded 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. All of their borrowers map to at least one of the UN SDGs + conform to the IFC’s exclusion list + meet local and international laws and respective practices + are in compliance with local environmental, labor, health, safety and business laws +commit to identify and track various bottom-up impact metrics, as defined by the GIIN’s Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS) metrics.
This female-founded manager is focused on facilitating trade finance by making short term private loans to private growth stage companies who are committed to responsible, sustainable management of their companies and to creating positive, measurable impact in their communities. The manager’s objectives are to provide current income, capital preservation and modest capital appreciation primarily through providing trade finance facilities to established, growth stage, middle market enterprises.
This 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. They believe that no other private market offers the growth of an emerging market and the structure & stability of the European Union. All of their portfolio companies map to at least one of the UN SDGs + conform to the EBRD & IFC’s exclusion lists + meet local and international laws and respective practices + are in compliance with local environmental, labor, health, safety and business laws +commit to identify and track various bottom-up impact metrics, as defined by the GIIN’s Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS) metrics.