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IFC invests in bank to bring home mortgages to Burkina Faso

The International Finance Corporation has signed an agreement to invest up to $0.6 million in Banque de l’Habitat du Burkina Faso and will also provide advice. The bank is the first in Burkina Faso dedicated to housing and IFC aims to help strengthen the country’s financial sector and show that mortgage lending is commercially viable.

Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) awarded “Best Private Equity House in Africa”

Emerging Capital Partners has won an award as “Best Private Equity House in Africa” named by EMEA Finance magazine. This recognizes ECP’s achievements in raising over $613 million for its third pan-African fund, ECP Africa III (AF III), making it the largest fund ever raised for growth equity investing across Africa.