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Power & Infrastructure Finance

Funding bold ideas

Structuring, advice, and funding for your power and infrastructure projects. 

Our power and infrastructure finance team offers a full range of specialist services across a wide range of sectors.

Some of our sectors include:

  • Power Generation, Transmission and Storage
  • Mid-Stream Fuel Infrastructure
  • Social Infrastructure and Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
  • Road and Transportation Infrastructure
  • Water Infrastructure (Bulk, Treatment and Desalination)


Work with a partner that has participated either as adviser, or lender/investor, on successfully closed global infrastructure projects.

20 years

of distinctive experience in supporting businesses in a range of sectors.


dedicated professionals operating out of offices in Johannesburg, London, New York and Sydney.

Our offering includes:


  • Traditional Project Financing
  • Project Portfolio Financing
  • Sponsor Acquisition Funding
  • Sponsor HoldCo Debt/Prefs
  • BEE Funding
  • VAT / Working Capital / DSRF Facilities, Letters of Credit
  • CPI-Linked Debt 


  • Late Stage Co-Development
  • Development Funding
  • Direct Equity Investments
  • Equity Portfolio Funding
  • Equity Bridge Loans


  • Revego Equity Fund

See how we have partnered with other businesses

Kathu solar park

Mettle solar rooftop PV portfolio

Cahora Bassa Hydro Power Plant

Kathu solar park

Kathu solar park

Investec was part of the consortium of investors, whilst also providing debt funding for Kathu Solar Park, a 100 MW greenfield Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in South Africa. The project was completed in January 2019 and will supply an estimated 179 000 households with renewable energy, saving six million tonnes of CO2 emissions over a 20-year-period.

Solar Power Panels at Kathu Solar power plant

Mettle solar rooftop PV portfolio

Mettle solar rooftop PV portfolio

Investec provided ZAR100m of senior debt facility for the development of Mettle Solar’s Rooftop PV Portfolio. The assets are located in South Africa & Namibia. Mettle Solar develops, finances, installs, operates and maintains commercial rooftop solar photovoltaic systems.

Solar Power panels at Mettle solar rooftop

Cahora Bassa Hydro Power Plant

Cahora Bassa Hydro Power Plant

Our team participated in the refinancing of the 2 000 MW Cahora Bassa hydro power plant in Mozambique. As a result of the transaction, the government of Mozambique increased its shareholding to 85%. Cahora Bassa has been fully refurbished and the project is underpinned by a long-term PPA with South Africa’s ESKOM.

Cahora Bassa hydro power plant

power and infrastructure finance

Leveraging our local knowledge and international experience in the Power and Infrastructure sectors, we partner with our clients to provide innovative funding solutions

Andre Wepener, Head: Power & Infrastructure Finance (Africa)

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