Unlocking long-term local currency infrastructure finance in Nigeria
We supported North South Power’s issuance of the first 15year corporate green infrastructure bond in Nigeria to finance its hydro power capacity expansion
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AERIAL VIEW OF THE LAGOS FREE ZONE, LAGOS
Unlocking long-term local currency infrastructure finance in Nigeria
We supported Transport Services Limited’s issuance of the first 15-year Corporate Green infrastructure bond in Nigeria to finance its hydro power capacity expansion
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Deepening the domestic debt capital markets
We collaborated with USAID to provide the first co-guarantee for a local currency infrastructure bond to support GEL Utility Limited's power evacuation and expansion plans INSA
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Deepening the domestic debt capital markets
We enabled Lagos Free Zone Company access the longest tenor financing in the Nigerian corporate bond market, and extended the yield curve for corporate debt to a record 20 years
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Mobilizing private sector investment in infrastructure
We supported Viathan Group's issuance of the first 10 year corporate infrastructure bond in Nigerian debt capital markets to expand its installed energy capacity and construct a compressed natural gas plant
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Who we are

InfraCredit provides local currency guarantees to enhance the credit quality of debt instruments issued…

What we do

Our guarantees provide investors with timely payment of principal and interest, creating a new asset class for pension funds…

Eligible sectors

ICT/TELECOMS

Local telephone services and IT network, internet solutions, voice, data center ….

TRANSPORTATION

Fixed transportation infrastructure e.g. toll roads, bridges, rail, airports….

WASTE MANAGEMENT

Solid waste disposal / collection, transportation, and waste treatment….

WATER DISTRIBUTION

Urban/rural fresh water production and treatment, bulk water supply and…

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Alternative energy and renewable energy technologies…

POWER

The generation, transmission and/or distribution of electricity, including off-grid…

AGRICULTURE

Infrastructure component of agro-industrial projects e.g. investments in agro-food…

INPUT TO INFRASTRUCTURE

Manufacture, construction of goods, equipment, or other basic materials …

SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE

The provision of economic and social infrastructure (e.g. housing, hospitals…

GAS DISTRIBUTION

Gas pipelines and bulk storage/logistical facilities and downstream gas ….

Our Impact

Our guarantees act as a catalyst to attract domestic credit from pension funds, insurance firms and other long-term investors into credit worthy infrastructure projects thereby deepening the Nigerian debt capital market.
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Capital Providers

Our Ratings

Our Portfolio

With five projects that have reached financial close, and other pipeline deals across Nigeria worth over NGN100 Billion, click here to see our projects footprints.
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Our strict eligibility criteria support our zero-loss underwriting standards. Contact us to evaluate the eligibility of your project, or simply download our eligibility criteria here

A Collaborative Initiative with Pension Funds Operators Association of Nigeria(PENOP)
Impacting lives for a sustainable future
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News Update

LFZC Completes N25bn Series II, 20-Year Corporate Infrastructure Fixed Rate Bond: Lagos Free Zone Company (LFZC), has announced the successful issuance of a N25 billion 20-Year Series II Senior Guaranteed Fixed Rate Corporate Infrastructure Bonds Due 2042 (LFZ Bonds) under a N50 billion Debt Issuance Programme.
Clean Fuels: Nigeria, Others Require $15.7bn to Upgrade Existing Refineries, Says Refiners Association: The African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARDA) has said Nigeria and other African countries would need at least $15.7 billion to upgrade existing refineries in their bid to reduce sulphur content.
NIRSAL’s Credit Guarantee Scheme Unlocks N152bn to Farmers, Signs MoU with Moroccan Bank: The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Plc, Mr. Aliyu Abdulhameed, has said it unlocked N152 billion to farmers under the NIRSAL’s Credit Risk Guarantee (CRG) facility in the last six years with credit crystallization rate still below 1 per cent.
Akwa Ibom, firm seal deal for 732MW Ibom power plant expansion: Akwa Ibom State government has firmed up an agreement with African Delta Power Limited to add additional 366 megawatts to the existing 191 megawatts to the state Ibom power plant.
AfDB invests $1 billion in special agro-industrial processing zones in Nigeria, 12 other African countries: The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that it is designing youth entrepreneurship investment banks in Nigeria and 12 other African countries to create wealth in the continent.
GCR places Coleman Technical Industries Limited’s national scale Issuer ratings on “Review Extension”: GCR Ratings (“GCR”) has placed Coleman Technical Industries Limited’s long-term and short-term national scale Issuer ratings of BBB-(NG) and A3(NG) respectively on ‘Review Extension’.
GCR downgrades Aarti Steel Nigeria Limited’s national scale long term and short term Issuer ratings to BB-(NG) and B(NG) respectively, Outlook Stable: GCR Ratings (“GCR”) has downgraded Aarti Steel Nigeria Limited’s national scale long term and short term Issuer ratings to BB-(NG) and B(NG) respectively, with the Outlook accorded as Stable.
GDP: Non-oil sector grows by 6.08% in Q1 2022: Nigeria’s non-oil sector grew by 6.08 % (year-on-year) in real terms in the first quarter of 2022, an increase of 5.28 points from the preceding quarter which recorded a growth rate of 3.58%, compared to the rate recorded same quarter of 2021 and 1.34% points higher than the fourth quarter of 2021.
Nigeria’s GDP grows by 3.11% in Q1 2022: Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 3.11% (year-on-year) in real terms in the first quarter of 2022, indicating the sixth consecutive quarter of positive growth by the Nigerian economy.
Rural Electrification: GEF, UNDP kick-start $2.9m off-grid lighting project: The Rural Electrification Agency with funding support from the Global Environment Facility and the United Nations Development Programme has kicked off a five-year rural electrification project .
Cash-strapped banks borrow N338.4bn from CBN in one month: Cash-strapped banks borrowed N338.5bn from the Central Bank of Nigeria in January to bridge their funding gap, according to the banking data.

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InfraCredit Capacity Building Report  2019

InfraCredit Capacity Building Report 2019

Click here to see or download hw 2019 report on capacity building activities at infraCredit
InfraCredit Capacity Building Report  2020

InfraCredit Capacity Building Report 2020

Click here to see or download hw 2020 report on capacity building activities at infraCredit

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