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Mar 2018

GuarantCo and AGF Sign Deal

The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (AGF) has entered into a re-guarantee transaction of an amount of up to USD 74 million with GuarantCo, to increase its guarantee capacity for SME financing.

Jan 2018

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund leads and closes financing of €78 million 50MW in Akuo Energy’s solar plant in Mali

Three Private Infrastructure Development Group companies contribute to financing

  • Largest solar power plant yet built in West Africa and first solar IPP in Mali
  • Key roles for PIDG companies EAIF, GuarantCo and Green Africa Power
  • EAIF Mandated Lead Arranger
  • First French-speaking Africa MLA for EAIF
  • Permanent and construction jobs created

Jan 2018

GuarantCo Guarantees First International Corporate Indian Rupee Green Bond in Asia

LONDON – Jan. 24, 2018 – Sindicatum Renewable Energy Company Pte Ltd (“Sindicatum Renewables”), a Singapore-based developer, owner and operator of renewable energy projects has issued an Indian Rupee (“INR”) international green bond (the “Green Bond”), totaling INR 2.5 billion (approximately USD 40 million). GuarantCo Ltd, a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, provided an unconditional and irrevocable guarantee, which covers 100% of the principal and interest of the Green Bond. 

Jan 2018

Viathan Press Release

Infracredit issues maiden guarantee, supports the first 10-year corporate infrastructure bond in the Nigerian debt capital markets

Viathan Press Release

Oct 2017

Ambitious plans to deliver more high-quality infrastructure in East and Southern Africa

Nairobi, Kenya: GuarantCo and InfraCo Africa yesterday marked the official opening of their first Africa office, which will cover East and Southern Africa from Nairobi. Both companies are part of the London-based multilateral Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), which has been active in the region for more than 15 years.

Aug 2017

GuarantCo Welcomes Additional Funding from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

GuarantCo, the world’s leading local currency guarantee facility, has received a further AUD4m from DFAT to support its continued growth. GuarantCo is also backed by the UK (DFID), Switzerland (SECO), Sweden (Sida), through the multilateral Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and the Netherlands (DGIS) through FMO. This recent funding allocation blends well with GuarantCo’s ambition to expand its operations in Asia and the Pacific to address existing constraints in local currency debt financing for infrastructure projects. "GuarantCo is grateful for the further funding received from DFAT and its continued support. We continue to seek to expand GuarantCo's activities in Asia and the Pacific following the recent opening of our office in Singapore" stated Mr. Andy Bainbridge, Chairman, GuarantCo Board.

Jul 2017

Invitation: Unlocking Pension Fund & Insurance Firms' Investment in Infrastructure Debt Issues

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Jul 2017

ERC to undertake study on local currency tariffs for power purchase agreements

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Jul 2017

Fitch Ratings affirm GuarantCo Limited at IFS 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

View the press release here

Jun 2017

Private Infrastructure Development Group - Annual Report 2016

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