Date: 12/06/2015

Hugues Vincent-Genod (Investment officer at I&P) and Kate McElliot (Director of Strategic Development at ANDE) explain in the article "Attracting African Capital to invest in African Small and Growing Businesses" the relevance of the newly released handbook “Investing in Africa’s Small and Growing Businesses” in the current African context.


The handbook is designed to foster early-stage SME investment in Africa, as the sector still face important constraints in terms of access to long-term financing. But as stated in the article, “African capital is increasingly possible. Now that DFIs have led the way, more African actors are willing to take the risk of investing in SGB-focused funds.”

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