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HQ office : Paris, France
ADDRESS : 151, rue Saint Honoré,
WEBSITE : http://www.proparco.fr
Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Coopération Economique
Proparco – the French Development Finance Institution – was founded in 1977 and joined EDFI in 1997. Proparco is a Limited Liability Company (S.A.) and a subsidiary of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) with more than 30 shareholders. Alongside AFD (64%), its main shareholders include public and private financial institutions, service companies and ethical funds and foundations. Proparco operates with a banking license. Proparco’s mandate is to foster private investment in emerging and developing economies with the aim of supporting growth and sustainability. Proparco also has offices in Brazil, Cameroun, China, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Thailand, and Turkey.Member's website
Key numbers (end of 2017)
in new annual commitments to 74 projects
in total portfolio of 533 projects
in investment funds
Other fund management
Proparco manages FISEA on behalf of the French government, a fund which seeks to promote growth and jobs in Africa with special attention to financing for SMEs.
equity and quasi equity
approved in 7 projects
Proparco operates in all countries eligible for development assistance with high priority for Sub-Saharan Africa and Mediterranean countries.
It focuses on key development sectors: infrastructure (especially renewable energy and energy efficiency), agriculture & agro- industry, banks, financial markets & microfinance, and health & education.