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  • Press release: International Finance Institutions Pledge Increased Collaboration to Accelerate Development of Local Capital Markets

  • 19 April 2013
  • Category: Press release
  • Representatives of seven international finance institutions today vowed to increase collaboration and improve coordination to accelerate the development of local capital markets and increase access to local currency finance in emerging markets.
    Ahead of the 2013 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C., senior officials of the African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Development Finance Institutions, Inter-American Development Bank, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and International Finance Corporation discussed collaboration on specific initiatives to promote local capital markets and local currency financing.

    • Press Release Senior Forum on Local Capital Markets Development (192.07 KB) Download
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  • EDFI newsletter 26 -March 2013

  • 02 April 2013
  • Category: Newsletters
  • EDFI members co-financed project towards the construction of one of Africa's biggest fertilizer plants; Swedfund invests in I&P Capital to support growth of African SMEs; Norfund makes its first investment in Zimbabwe; PROPARCO finances TBC Bank’s first operation in Georgia; OeEB: Successful business year 2012, New prospects through Private Equity; FMO arranges USD 86 million for Banco del Pais of Honduras, with BIO and DEG;
    FMO invests in micro-irrigation systems manufacturer Jain Irrigation Systems; DEG highly successful with its new business 2012.

     

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    • March newsletter 26 (525.56 KB) Download
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  • EDFI newsletter 25 -February 2013

  • 04 March 2013
  • Category: Newsletters
  • New African fund launched with FMO and CDC, BIO’s first investment in Mozambique, Lomé Port: DEG, FMO and Proparco co-finance a container terminal in Togo, EDFI, FMO, DEG & Proparco attended the Annual DFI Corporate Governance meeting in Manila, CDC announces new US$20m investment in housing fund for East and Southern Africa, PROPARCO, DEG and FMO support wind energy development in Uruguay, The expansion of Agrovin in Romania financed by Cofides, FMO signs Letter of Intent for a REDD+ Business, PROPARCO invests in private higher education in Tunisia.

     

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    • Newsletter February 2013 (604.30 KB) Download
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  • Newsletter 24- January 2013

  • 31 January 2013
  • Category: Newsletters
  • Contributing to Creating More and Better Job: joint communiqué of 13 EDFI members and other IFIs;  FMO partners with AFC to launch early stage project development facility in Sub- Saharan Africa; Successful exit from Accion fun;  Cofides finances the expansion of Rinder Group in India; DEG: EUR 25m for food production in Paraguay; New greenfield microfinance institution launched in Karachi; TECNOCOM settles in Dominican Republic with COFIDES support; FMO helped finance a new mercury waste processing plant in Thailand.

     

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    • EDFI newsletter 24 -January 2013 (164.49 KB) Download
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  • Newsletter 23 - December 2012

  • 10 December 2012
  • Category: Newsletters
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    1  FMO, BIO and Proparco finance a USD 55.5 million syndicated facility for LOMC in Sri Lanka  2 Swedfund, Ifu, Finnfund and Norfund: Nordic Development Finance Institutions invest in Norsad Finance  limited 2 DEG: 50 years of successful private-sector promotion in developing and emerging-market countries 4 Swedfund participates in UN Global Compact and the UN Principles for Responsible Investment: UN PRI 5 Sbi-Bmi co-finances the first rendering plant in Serbia  5 FMO: Central Bank of Nigeria implements sustainable banking principles 6  Cofides will finance Grupo Fuertes’ expansion in Russia 7 Norfund opens new office in Maputo  7 CDC: dfid impact fund – a request for proposals  8 Finnfund: SaraRasa pioneers pellet production in Indonesia   9 DEG: Successful development through the private sector

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  • Newsletter 22 - September 2012

  • 12 September 2012
  • Category: Newsletters
  • CONTENT:
    1 Sweden Ghana Medical Centre in Accra officially inaugurated 2 Pacadar consolidates its expansion in Panama with Cofides 2 BIO commits USD 5 million to ARREND  3  OeEB Development Report 2011  3 Simest: new  Chairman  and Board of Directors 4 FMO and Fairview introduce fund of funds for Africa   4 FMO issues USD 41.3 million 6-year Sustainability Bonds  5 Establishment of Masolivergrup in the Dominican Republic with  Cofides financing 5 Proparco supports financing for energy efficiency and clean energy projects in Turkey 6 BIO: “One Laptop per Child”   7 FMO, DEG, Proparco: USD 330 million in loans for  Takoradi2 project

    • 2012 September EDFI Newsletter (2.91 MB) Download
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  • EDFI energy evaluation 2012

  • 20 July 2012
  • Category: EDFI
  • Synthesis of findings from in-depth evaluations by Dalberg consultants of three EDFI energy infrastructure investments in sub-Saharan Africa in 2012. The evaluation focused on understanding the development impact and distilling lessons learned for the energy sub-sector. The investments evaluated are Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) in Zambia, and two Kenyan power plants, Olkaria III and Rabai Power.

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  • Newsletter 21 - May 2012

  • 15 May 2012
  • Category: Newsletters
  • FMO AND PROPARCO INVEST IN HIDROTENENCIAS; SALVADOR MARIN APPOINTED NEW CHAIRMAN OF COFIDES; EDFI AND OECD HIGH LEVEL CONFERENCE IN PARIS;  EDFI ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IN VIENNA; BIO INVESTS USD 1.3 MILLION IN RELTEX TARPAULINS (AFRICA) EPZ LTD., KENYA;

    • EDFI Newsletter MAY 2012 (2.62 MB) Download
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  • 2011 Annual report

  • 20 April 2012
  • Category: EDFI
  • EDFI 2011 Annual report

     

    • 2011 EDFI Annual report (6.47 MB) Download
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  • EDFI Brochure

  • 21 February 2012
  • Category: EDFI
  • Presentation of the European Development Finance Institution network, the 2011 results and the co-investment facilities (EFP and ICCF)