Providing the funding and expertise needed to develop early-stage infrastructure projects into viable investment opportunities.

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InfraCo Africa funds pre-financial close infrastructure development in sub-Saharan Africa.

Introducing InfraCo Africa

InfraCo Africa seeks to alleviate poverty by mobilising investment into sub-Saharan infrastructure projects. It does this by funding teams of experienced project developers or by investing directly into projects which need the financial commitment and leverage that InfraCo Africa can bring.

InfraCo Africa’s support reduces the risks and costs associated with early stage project development and ensures projects are developed to the highest standards, from concept to financeable investment opportunity.

InfraCo Africa is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG): it is managed as a private company although funded by governments in the UK (DFID), the Netherlands (DGIS) and Switzerland (SECO). Since its establishment in 2004, InfraCo Africa has developed nine projects through to Financial Close. Of these, it has successfully exited four projects and is overseeing the construction and operation of the remainder.

InfraCo Africa’s projects will improve living standards and power economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa.

Recent Projects

Development impact

Over the last ten years our projects have mobilised US$643 million in committed investment from Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and US$1.43 billion from the private sector. This investment has provided approximately 13 million people with new or improved access to infrastructure which in turn has improved people’s living standards and income, powering economic growth. Over the next ten years we will do even more.

US $2bn invested
8,240 jobs created
Benefiting 13m people

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