Africa50 invests in landmark Room2Run US$1 billion securitization transaction

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the European Commission, Mariner Investment Group, LLC (Mariner), Africa50, and Mizuho International plc today announce the pricing of Room2Run, a US $1 billion synthetic securitization corresponding to a portfolio of seasoned pan-African credit risk. Room2Run is the first-ever portfolio synthetic securitization between a Multi-Lateral Development Bank (MDB) and private sector investors, pioneering the use of securitization and credit risk transfer technology to a new and previously unexplored segment of the financial markets.

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Africa50 Inaugurates its Headquarters in Casablanca

On Friday, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, Africa50, inaugurated its headquarters in Casablanca, in the presence of Otman Ferdaous, Secretary of State for Investment at the Ministry of Industry, Investment, Trade, and Digital Economy, and Salaheddine Mezouar, President of the Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises and former Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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Africa50 inaugure les locaux de son Siège à Casablanca

La Plateforme Panafricaine des Investissements dans les Infrastructures, Africa50, a procédé hier à l’Inauguration de son Siège à La Marina de Casablanca, en présence de Monsieur Otman Ferdaous, Secrétaire d’État marocain chargé de l’Investissement auprès du Ministre de l’Industrie, de l’Investissement, du Commerce et de l’Economie Numérique, et du Président de la Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM) et ancien Ministre marocain des Affaires Étrangères, M. Salaheddine Mezouar.

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Africa50 CEO meets Moroccan Prime Minister, Mr. Saad Eddine El Otmani to discuss infrastructure development

Ahead of the inauguration of Africa50 Headquarters in Casablanca, a delegation of the pan-African investment platform, led by its CEO, Mr. Alain Ebobisse, paid a courtesy call on Moroccan Prime Minister, Mr. Saad Eddine El Otmani, on Thursday, in Rabat, after a meeting with the newly appointed Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun.

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Mauritius Becomes the 30th Shareholder of Africa50

Africa50 has welcomed the Republic of Mauritius as its 30th shareholder. Dharam Dev Manraj Gosh, Mauritian Minister of Finance and Economic Development, signed the Share Subscription Agreement on behalf of the Government, committing Mauritius to take the necessary steps for ratification of the agreement, as required under the Articles of Association of Africa50.

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