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Apr 2018

Incorporation of PIDG Ltd

PIDG - Evolving to deliver greater development impact

GuarantCo’s parent company, The Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), is changing.

A new governance structure will formalise and embed collaborative working between GuarantCo and all of PIDG’s companies. Our combined offer allows us to invest at different stages of the development cycle, bringing more projects from concept to reality in the world’s lowest income countries.

Read our joint op-ed to find out more.

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.

Jun 2016

GuarantCo appoints Cardano Development as its new manager as it sets its sights on further growth

London - Local currency guarantee provider GuarantCo Limited has appointed Cardano Development to be its new fund manager, as it looks to grow its portfolio. Cardano Development takes over the management of GuarantCo today. GuarantCo is a public/private partnership that helps finance privately-sponsored infrastructure projects in Africa and Asia’s emerging and frontier markets, providing local currency guarantees to local and regional banks so that they can raise medium and long-term debt. GuarantCo can also provide dollar-denominated guarantees in fragile and conflict affected countries.

Feb 2016

PACRA assigns entity ratings to GuarantCo Limited

The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency Limited (PACRA) has assigned a long-term entity rating of 'AAA' (Triple A) and short-term rating of 'A1+' (A One Plus) to GuarantCo Limited (GuarantCo). These ratings denote the lowest expectation of credit risk emanating from an exceptionally strong capacity for timely payment of financial commitments.

Nov 2015

Article in Berne Union Year Book 2015 by Chris Vermont

Please click on the link below to view an article by Managing Director Chris Vermont in the Berne Union Year Book 2015

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