KFW Local Capital Markets Event

April 12, 2018

The ALCB Fund was pleased to be hosted by KFW to facilitate a full day seminar on local currency financing in Africa. The meeting took place on April 12, 2018 at KFW headquarters and included presentations by KFW, LHGP Asset Management, TCX, AfDB, USAID, OPIC and FINCA Tanzania.

The event was followed by a signing ceremony, finalising investments in the ALCB Fund by OPIC and the AfDB.

Presentations from the event are provided below:

FMO & FSDA Signing Ceremony

October 6, 2017

The ALCB Fund is pleased to announce investments by Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) and FMO. A signing ceremony took place at FSD Africa’s Nairobi office, with those in attendance including key representatives from FSD Africa, FMO, KFW, the Dutch Embassy, and LHGP Asset Management. FSD Africa committed to an equity investment of GBP 15.3 million while FMO agreed to an investment of USD 10 million.

Press releases of the signing ceremony are provided below:

IFC – Capital Markets Africa 2017

May 11 & 12, 2017

Fund Managers and Board Members of the ALCB Fund attended the 2017 Capital Markets Summit, sponsored by IFC. The conference bring together global and African practitioners, financial institutions, issuers, investors, regulators and academics to discuss what it will take to build resilient capital markets in a challenging global environment. The summit included a signing ceremony where the IFC committed USD 20 million in debt financing to the ALCB Fund.

Press releases of the summit are provided below: