Private Debt

FMO grants EUR5mn loan to Fin'ELLE to support MSMEs and women in Cote d'Ivoire

13 January 2022

The COFINA Group is pleased to announce the new partnership with FMO, which has approved a EUR5mn investment with Fin'Elle, La Finance pour ELLE. The subsidiary of the COFINA Group is dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs in Côte d'Ivoire and offeri…

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Oikocredit and Symbiotics provides loan of US$30.8mn to ETG

25 November 2021

The loan will help create an additional 200 jobs and support the work of 70,000 smallholder farmers in Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria Symbiotics and Oikocredit have extended a loan of US$ 30.8 million to Agri Commodities & Finance FZ-LLC, the main …

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AfricInvest FIVE and partners co-lead US$100mn equity and debt financing round in MFS Africa

11 November 2021

AfricInvest’s Financial Inclusion Vehicle (AfricInvest FIVE) is pleased to announce its investment in MFS Africa as part of the company’s US$100 million equity and debt financing round. MFS Africa is a Pan-African digital payment hub that enables low-cos…

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Àrgentil’s clean energy portfolio company FMGSL, achieves first financial closing

24 September 2021

Àrgentil Capital Management Limited (“Àrgentil or ACML”) has successfully achieved a financial closing for First Modular Gas Systems Limited (“FMGSL”), a clean energy company founded by the firm alongside Dharmattan Gas Facilities Limited. This allows FMG…

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CDC Group makes first fund investments as part of the new African Private Credit Fund Strategy

14 September 2021

CDC Group, the UK's development finance institution (DFI) and impact investor, has made a US $60 million commitment under its African Private Credit Fund Strategy, which aims to address a significant credit market dislocation and mid-market financing gap,…

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RT @tolushola: I was on @BBCAfrica where I discussed @AlitheiaIDF's close at $100m and our proactive approach to investing in African women…