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Economic Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa

close   Insights, News Economic Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa May 15, 2024 Excited to share a new episode of “Voice of Africa” hosted by Vincent Makori! In this edition of “Straight Talk Africa,” Frannie Léautier, CEO of SouthBridge Investments, discusses economic policies on the African continent. Additionally, Abebe Aemro Selassie, Director of the African Department of the International Monetary Fund, …

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Unleashing East Africa’s Economic Potential – CNBC AFRICA

close   Insights, News Unleashing East Africa’s Economic Potential – CNBC AFRICA May 3, 2024 Excited to share a recent insightful panel discussion hosted by CNBC Africa, featuring our Managing Partner, Dr. Donald Kaberuka. The conversation, titled “Unleashing East Africa’s Economic Potential,” delved into crucial topics alongside Aissa Toure , Country Manager at the African Development Bank Group in Rwanda. …

Les Rencontres de l’IFD (Institut de la Finance Durable)

close   Insights, News Les Rencontres de l’IFD (Institut de la Finance Durable) April 22, 2024 M. Lionel Zinsou est intervenu lors de la troisième table ronde de la journée sur le thème « Financer la transition dans les pays émergents : l’enjeu des financements mixtes ». Cette journée, composée de 3 tables rondes et de 2 séances plénières, s’est …

Blended Finance in the Middle East & North Africa

close   Insights, News Blended Finance in the Middle East & North Africa April 15, 2024 Excited to share the latest Blended Finance in the Middle East & North Africa data brief from Convergence Blended Finance, in which  Frannie Leautier provided insights on the key challenges and opportunities facing blended finance in the MENA region. In partnership with UICCA and …

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Transforming Transportation 2024 – Mobilizing Finance For Climate Action

close   Insights, News Transforming Transportation 2024 – Mobilizing Finance For Climate Action March 20, 2024 Excited to share that Dr. Frannie Leautier, CEO of SouthBridge Investments, participated in the prestigious “Transforming Transportation 2024” conference panel discussion on March 19th. This major event, co-hosted by The World Bank and World Resources Institute, is the largest of its kind and is dedicated …

IFC Delegation Meets with Dr. Kaberuka to Discuss Upcoming Africa CEO Forum

close   Featured In SlideShow, Insights IFC Delegation Meets with Dr. Kaberuka to Discuss Upcoming Africa CEO Forum March 7, 2024 Ahead of the “Africa CEO Forum” meeting scheduled to take place in May in Kigali, a delegation from the IFC that is in Kigali to monitor the preparation led by Mr. Dan Kasirye (Principal country officer – Eastern Africa) …

Finance nature: a transformative action agenda

close   Featured In SlideShow, Insights Finance nature: a transformative action agenda February 2, 2024 Dr. Frannie Leautier, Senior Partner and CEO of SouthBridge Investments, has collaborated on a groundbreaking report advocating for increased investment in nature and the integration of natural capital accounting into decision-making processes. The report underscores the financial imperative, revealing that nature contributes $140,000 billion in essential …

Employee Spotlight | Carole N’zigire

close   Insights Employee Spotlight | Carole N’zigire December 8, 2023 In the spotlight this month is Carole N’zigire, an invaluable member of the SouthBridge Group team based in Rwanda, as an analyst. We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Carole to delve into her background and glean information about her experiences at SouthBridge.     Tell us …

Green Hydrogen can power Africa’s Economic Growth

close   Featured In SlideShow, Insights, News Green Hydrogen can power Africa’s Economic Growth September 7, 2023 We are thrilled to share an insightful article published by African Business Magazine and written by Frannie Leautier and Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt, titled: “Green Hydrogen can power Africa’s Economic Growth.” In this article, the two leaders …