Africa Investment Forum (AIF)

11-Sep-2019

5 takeaways from the 2018 Africa Investment Forum: A bold vision to tilt capital flows towards Africa’s critical sectors

“We want investments in Africa to land on a smooth investment runway. No bumps,”   – Akinwumi  A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank, at the 2018 Africa Investment Forum. When Adesina laid out his vision to “tilt the flow” of capital towards Africa’s critical sectors through the Africa Investment Forum, the notion of convening a purely transaction-based forum, seemed more of an aspiration than a reality. One year down the road, the verdict is undisputed: Africa’s investment opportunities are attracting investments in a big way, as highlighted by the five...
06-Aug-2019

Egypt: African Development Bank, African Export-Import Bank roadshow launches preparations for 2nd Africa Investment Forum

Cairo, Egypt, 6 August 2019: The African Development Bank and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) held a roadshow in Cairo to launch preparations for the second Africa Investment Forum taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, 11 - 13 November 2019. The Africa Investment Forum aims to raise capital for transformational investment opportunities across Africa. Addressing the roadshow, Dr. Sahar Nasr, Egypt’s minister of investment and international cooperation, said that the Egyptian investment opportunities presented in the forum were in line with the political leadership...
24-Jul-2019

Africa Investment Forum 2019 : présentation à Casablanca

La Banque africaine de développement a organisé, le 23 juillet à Casablanca, une présentation de l’Africa Investment Forum 2019, en partenariat avec Africa50 et la Banque européenne de reconstruction et de développement. Cette rencontre avait pour objectif de mobiliser les investisseurs publics et privés afin de mettre en place un pipeline de projets solvables en amont de la 2ème édition de l’Africa Investment Forum, qui se tiendra du 11 au 13 novembre prochains à Johannesbourg, en Afrique du Sud. Casablanca était la première étape d’un road show régional, qui conduira une délégation de...
23-Jul-2019

African Development Bank unveils new digital platform for Africa Investment Forum

The African Investment Forum’s new digital platform will connect project sponsors with investment opportunities in Africa, vastly improving the quality of project information and documentation. The Platform, as it is known, also provides an opportunity for Transaction Facilitators and Advisers to showcase their professional services to both Investors and Project Sponsors.   Project Sponsors will be able to provide information on their deals to a wide variety of investors at zero cost, while investors can showcase their product and service offerings, as well as express interest...
15-Jul-2019

Africa Investment Forum 2019 : présentation le 23 juillet à Casablanca

  La Banque africaine de développement, en partenariat avec le fonds Africa 50 et la Banque européenne de reconstruction et de développement, organise, le 23 juillet à Casablanca, au Maroc, une présentation de l’Africa Investment Forum, premier marché de l’investissement en Afrique. La 2ème édition de l’Africa Investment Forum se déroulera du 11 au 13 novembre prochains à Johannesburg, en Afrique du Sud. L’an dernier, plus de 38 milliards de dollars d’intentions d’investissement ont été enregistrées à l’occasion de l’édition inaugurale de l’African Investment Forum, ce qui...
12-Jul-2019

Africa Investment Forum (AIF)

Africa Investment Forum (AIF): 7-9 November, 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa   The African Development Bank’s innovative marketplace dedicated to advancing projects to bankable stages, raising capital, and accelerating the financial closure of deals. Bringing together pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, private investors, policy makers, private equity firms, and heads of government. The Africa Investment Forum is a co-guarantee and co-financing platform to raise capital and accelerate investment to transform Africa’s economic, agricultural and industrial sectors. ...
11-Jul-2019

Africa Investment Forum 2019: African Development Bank delegation presents opportunities at Japan roadshow

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 11 July, 2019 -  Japanese companies and investors were presented with a range of investment opportunities in Africa as the African Investment Forum continued a roadshow to showcase the  Forum as an innovative investment marketplace for attracting capital for projects on the continent. African Development Bank officials met with business community leaders and government officials in Tokyo, Japan, from 3-5 July to familiarize them about the upcoming edition of the Forum, scheduled for 11-13 November 2019, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Tokyo events...
10-Jul-2019

“Join Africa50 to lay the foundations for a more prosperous Africa,” African Development Bank urges

KIGALI, Rwanda 10 July, 2019 – African governments must explore innovative technologies to drive transformation on the continent, board members at Africa50’s General Shareholders Meeting, held in Kigali heard on Wednesday. Prime Minister of Rwanda Edouard Ngirente made the call at the opening of the shareholders meeting. “Let’s explore these digital opportunities to move our continent forward,” the prime minister said. Africa50 is an innovative fund for developing and financing African infrastructure, funded by the African Development Bank, African governments and private and...
10-Jul-2019

Africa Investment Forum 2019: Nigeria expected to be major player

ABUJA, Nigeria 10 July 2019 - Nigeria will feature significantly in the 2019 Africa Investment Forum scheduled to take place in Johannesburg, South Africa this November, business leaders and government heard at a roadshow event held in the capital Abuja. Following the hugely successful inaugural edition held last year, the African Development Bank’s innovative investment marketplace set up to accelerate investment into the continent, will convene for its second meeting from 11-13 November. The Nigerian roadshow, held 9th July, was organised by the Nigeria Country Department of the Bank...
09-Jul-2019

Angola to Sign Lusophone Country-Specific Compact

WHO: The Government of Angola, the Government of Portugal, and the African Development Bank WHAT: Lusophone Country-Specific Compact Signing Ceremony      WHERE: Luanda International Fair (FILDA), Special Economic Zone WHEN: 10 July 2019, 10:15-11:25 a.m. On 10 July 2019, The Governments of Angola and Portugal and the African Development Bank, will sign a Country-Specific Compact designed to accelerate the inclusive, sustainable and diversified growth of Angola’s private sector. The Lusophone Compact is a financing platform, involving the African...
04-Jul-2019

African Development Bank to meet Nigerian business leaders next week ahead of African Investment Forum

WHO:             African Development Bank, Africa Finance Corporation WHAT:           African Investment Forum Roadshow WHERE:         Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria WHEN:           July 9, 2019 at 8.30 am   The African Development Bank Group, and the Africa Finance Corporation, will meet industry and business leaders in Abuja, Nigeria on Tuesday, 09 July 2019 as part of a roadshow to woo...
03-Jul-2019

Africa Investment Forum: South Korean investors are keen to access pipeline of bankable African projects

Seoul, South Korea, July 3, 2019 - The 2019 edition of the Africa Investment Forum presents a good opportunity for South Korean investors to explore bankable projects in critical sectors, industry players said on Wednesday. The Forum − Africa’s own investment marketplace for accelerated economic transformation – is scheduled for November 11-13 in Johannesburg, South Africa. During a roadshow in Seoul, a Forum delegation met with representatives of the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM), the Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development Corporation (KIND) and the...

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