Export and agency finance

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Multi-sourced export credits and tied commercial loans for Sub-Saharan African borrowers with a focus on high social impact projects and infrastructure. 


Investec brings a unique perspective to the Export Finance market. As a project developer and equipment lessor in our own right, we understand first-hand the challenges our customers face in mobilising projects and infrastructure investments including equity, mezzanine and senior debt financing.


In our core markets of Sub-Saharan Africa, we specialise in:

  • Energy
  • Renewables
  • Healthcare
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Education
  • Rail and Road infrastructure
  • Aircraft

African Solutions for African infrastructure

Borrower: GIC Ghana Infrastructure Company Limited (“GIC”), Ghana.

  • Amount: US$22.5mn
  • Lender: Investec Bank Ltd South Africa
  •  ECA: ECIC South Africa
  • Tenor: Up to 5 years
  • Date signed: 24 April 2019

GIC, a local Ghanaian company, were bidding to sign contracts with the Ministry of Roads and Highways of Ghana to construct 5.8km of storm drainage along the Lamashiegu Nalung-Bulpela Tamale road, in addition to the rehabilitation and reconstruction of 56km of selected roads within the Ashanti region in central Ghana.
 
GIC needed a financing structure which allowed them to implement the project against contract receivables from the Ministry of Roads and Highways, without any direct guarantee from the Ministry of Finance. 
 
Investec structured the financing and funded the projects.

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Brian Irvine
‘Let us help you stay ahead of the continuously changing export credit market so you can grow your business.’

Brian Irvine, Export and Agency Finance

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