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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.

Jan 2017

PACRA Maintains Entity Ratings of GuarantCo Limited

GuarantCo Limited, an international Joint Venture development financial institution, is directly and indirectly owned by five highly rated sovereigns.  

Dec 2016

New leadership announced for GuarantCo as it expands into Asia

London 21 December 2016 - The unique emerging markets currency guarantee firm GuarantCo announces management reshuffle which will coincide with an office opening in Singapore.

Oct 2016

The unintended consequences of power infrastructure investment in Africa – AN ARTICLE BY KFW

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Aug 2016

GuarantCo to back more rupee debt issuance in Sri Lanka

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Jul 2016


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Jul 2016

Bloomfield Rating

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Jul 2016

Moody's: GuarantCo's strong liquidity and solid capital adequacy support its credit profile

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Jul 2016

‘’Right now the peace dividends seems to be paying off and we see a lot of development in the country, opening up a lot of opportunities for various sectors’’ GuarantCo Chief Investment Officer Lasitha Perera

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Jun 2016

GuarantCo Will Benefit from Australia’s Investment

On Monday, GuarantCo (A1 stable) confirmed that it had received an AUD4 million capital investment from the Australian government’s (Aaa stable) Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Although the contribution is small relative to GuarantCo’s existing shareholder equity, the broadening of GuarantCo’s shareholder base is credit positive and supports its expansion into Asia. GuarantCo is a supranational organization that transfers risks by providing partial financial guarantees to lenders and investors in lowincome countries financing infrastructure projects in local currency.

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