SouthBridge spearheads innovative finance for climate action. Announcing at COP 27 a $2 billion fund to finance locally led restoration and reforestation projects in Africa

close   News, Press Releases SouthBridge spearheads innovative finance for climate action. Announcing at COP 27 a $2 billion fund to finance locally led restoration and reforestation projects in Africa November 7, 2022 SHARM EL SHEIKH (November 7, 2022) ­­– SouthBridge Investments and two major financing partners announced unprecedented investment for landscape restoration and reforestation across Africa during the World …

Publication of the report of the Independent Review of MDBs’ Capital Adequacy Frameworks: Boosting MDBs’ investing capacity

close   News, Press Releases Publication of the report of the Independent Review of MDBs’ Capital Adequacy Frameworks: Boosting MDBs’ investing capacity July 20, 2022 In the occasion of the third Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting under Indonesia’s G20 Presidency, Dr Frannie Léautier presented the final report of the Independent Review of MDBs’ Capital Adequacy Frameworks. The Review …

SouthBridge partners with the AFRICA CEO FORUM

close   News SouthBridge partners with the AFRICA CEO FORUM June 1, 2022 SouthBridge is proud to partner with the next edition of THE AFRICA CEO FORUM. Join us for the largest international meeting of the African Private Sector, on the 13th and 14th June, in Abidjan. Discover the programme and register on the event website: https://lnkd.in/gva6BHn9 Share this article

Frannie Leautier took part in the 2021 edition of the Global Innovation Summit

close Events Frannie Leautier took part in the 2021 edition of the Global Innovation Summit January 20, 2022 Frannie Leautier, Senior Partner and CEO of SouthBridge Investments took part in the 2021 edition of the Global Innovation Summit hosted by the GFCC | The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils. In a panel session focused on the African Future Markets, she rooted …

Brazil Africa Forum 2021 ends with strengthened partnerships between Brazilian and African leaders

close Events, Press Releases Brazil Africa Forum 2021 ends with strengthened partnerships between Brazilian and African leaders December 3, 2021 The Brazil Africa Forum (BAF21), co-organized with SouthBridge Group has come to an end with commitments reinforced and new partnerships to come to boost Brazil – Africa relations. The two-days digital event held in three languages (English, Portugues, French) reached …

Emeryc Kpenou rejoint SouthBridge comme nouvel associé gérant

close News, Press Releases Emeryc Kpenou rejoint SouthBridge comme nouvel associé gérant November 11, 2021 Emeryc Kpenou rejoint SouthBridge comme nouvel associé gérant SouthBridge, la banque d’affaires panafricaine dirigée par Donald Kaberuka et Lionel Zinsou,  a le plaisir d’annoncer la cooptation d’Emeryc Kpenou en tant qu’associé-gérant (Partner). Béninois, français et britannique, s’appuyant sur un riche parcours international, Emeryc Kpenou souhaite …

Jean-Christ Ametepe, promoted to Managing Director of SouthBridge Abidjan office

close   News, Press Releases Jean-Christ Ametepe, promoted to Managing Director of SouthBridge Abidjan office November 10, 2021 We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Jean-Christ Ametepe to Managing Director of our Abidjan office. Jean-Christ joined SouthBridge +3 years ago at the early stage of the company and advanced through progressively more responsible positions where he has played a key role …