Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) News

Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne

MainOne CEO Funke Opeke on the challenges of and opportunities for investing in Africa

While many fear investing in Africa, one woman has not been afraid of doing so. Funke Opeke is the Founder and CEO of one of the continent’s largest ICT companies, MainOne.

Africa-focused private equity funds AFC and Harith merge $3.3 billion in electric power assets

Africa-focused private equity funds AFC and Harith merge $3.3 billion in electric power assets

Harith General Partners (Harith) and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), two preeminent institutional investors based in Africa, have merged their assets, expertise and experience to create a new energy entity combining both renewable and non-renewable power generating assets in Africa.

Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari

A new Nigerian government increases opportunities for the private sector

The swearing in of Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari last week has led to renewed optimism regarding economic progress in the country and new opportunities for the private sector, particularly in infrastructure development, consumer and financial services sectors.

Andrew Alli, President & CEO, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)

Lagos-based Africa Finance Corporation's debut $750M Eurobond sees $4.7B in demand

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a Lagos-based development financier, has issued a five-year debut $750 million Eurobond at 4.375 percent attracting $4.7 billion in bids from institutional investors in Asia, Europe and the U.S.

Muhammadu Buhari (Left) and Goodluck Jonathan

Buhari vs. Jonathan - Beyond the Election: Chukwuma Charles Soludo, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

I need to preface this article with a few clarifications. I have taken a long sabbatical leave from partisan politics, and it is real fun watching the drama from the balcony.

Mel Okudo, Managing Director, Bonwick Capital Partners

Investing in Africa: Building Trust and Information Access (Video)

Listen to experts and CEOs talk about the importance of building trust and relationships.

Andrew Alli, CEO, Africa Finance Corporation

The Misperceptions of Investing in Africa (Video)

The Misperceptions of Investing in Africa