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22 October 2021
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Renewables

EIB and Galp agree solar power, EV project finance loans

The European Investment Bank and Lisbon-headquartered energy group Galp have signed three financing agreements for the construction of solar power plants and the...

22 October 2021
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Impact Investment, Renewables

CDC invests in India’s first dedicated climate change investment fund

CDC Group has invested $70 million into the Green Growth Equity Fund, India’s first dedicated climate change fund. The fund is managed by EverSource Capital, a...

22 October 2021

IADB approves $500m to support vulnerable populations in Bolivia

The Inter-American Development Bank approved a $500 million loan for Bolivia that seeks to support the Government's efforts to assist the most vulnerable populations...

22 October 2021
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Market moves

EBID appoints Dr Ashimolowo as Vice-President Operations

ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has appointed Dr. Olagunju M. O. Ashimolowo as Vice-President in charge of Operations.Before his appointment Dr....

22 October 2021
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Impact Investment, Healthcare

Credit Suisse, BlackRock launch health and wellbeing impact fund

Credit Suisse and BlackRock have launched a private equity impact fund focusing on health and wellbeing.The Health and Wellbeing Fund is designed to tap into a rich set...

22 October 2021
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Renewables

FMO supports d.light's $15m fundraising

Solar, lighting, and sustainable products innovator d.light has raised $15 million of equity financing from existing investors, led by Inspired Evolution, with Dutch...

21 October 2021

Polish high speed internet project reaches financial close

Polish areas which are so far not covered by high capacity networks will gain super-fast internet access through the deployment of a fibre to the home network under a...

21 October 2021

EBRD finances public buildings upgrade in Romania’s Iasi

One of Romania’s largest cities, Iasi, will improve the energy efficiency of public buildings thanks to a €20.5 million loan from the European Bank for...

21 October 2021

AECID, KfW, AFD, CDP sign new cooperation framework

Spanish Agency AECID, Agence Francaise de Developpement, Italy's CDP, and Germany’s state-owned KfW have signed the Joint Declaration on a European Strategic...

21 October 2021

NIB signs its first sustainability-linked with Electrolux

The Nordic Investment Bank and Sweden's Electrolux Professional AB have signed a seven-year €60 million sustainability-linked loan. The loan - NIB’s first...

21 October 2021
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Transport

JICA agrees grant to Ghana for two road projects

Japan has given Ghana a grant of $33.6 million for the construction of the Tema Motorway Roundabout Phase Two and rehabilitation of the AssinFoso to AssinPraso trunk...

20 October 2021
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SMEs

JICA promotes women’s financial inclusion in Vietnam

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a $75 million loan agreement with the Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VP Bank) to fund MSMEs...

20 October 2021
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Impact Investment, Market moves

EQT seeks €4bn for Polman-advised impact-driven fund

Swedish private equity firm EQT is looking to raise €4 billion ($4.6 billion) for a fund aiming to create a positive environmental and social impact at its portfolio...

20 October 2021
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Transport

IFC helps attract private investment for Manas airport project

The International Finance Corporation is working with the government of the Kyrgyz Republic to attract private sector investments to help improve the Manas International...

20 October 2021
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Agriculture

Development banks must stop financing factory farming to fight climate crisis

As the climate crisis boils over, new research shows that reducing methane emissions is our best hope to rapidly stem the crisis. It’s time to turn up the heat on...

20 October 2021

ADB funds affordable housing projects in Georgia

The Asian Development Bank and Optima have signed a $10 million loan to develop affordable and sustainable residential housing developments in Georgia’s capital,...

20 October 2021
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Renewables

AGF agrees financing for Kenyan green energy projects

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya has signed a loan portfolio guarantee agreement with the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) for small and medium-sized enterprises with the aim...

20 October 2021
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Transport

Ukraine's Chornomorsk Port PPP progresses

The structuring and tendering for a public-private partnership to modernise Ukraine's Chornomorsk Port, on the north-shore of the Black Sea, is progressing. The...

20 October 2021

IADB finances Argentina internet access project

The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $100 million loan for a program to promote internet access and digitization in Argentina. The operation seeks to...

19 October 2021
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Healthcare

Newron Pharmaceuticals receives tranche No.5 from EIB

Italy's Newron Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for patients with diseases of the central and peripheral...