MEZZANINE FINANCING FOR ACCESS TO ENERGY
IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR ENTREPRENEURS
The Energy Entrepreneurs Growth Fund (EEGF) is an investment fund that provides financing and technical assistance to entrepreneurs operating in the Access to Energy (A2E) sector, which includes off-grid electricity and mini-grids, in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The EEGF, managed by Triple Jump as portfolio manager and Persistent Energy Capital as advisor, was launched in 2019 with capital from FMO and Shell Foundation. The EEGF provides flexible equity, mezzanine, and debt investments in the range of USD 1-10 million per company.
Lessons from the Pandemic
Making digital transformation in microfinance work for the poor
A study of 89 Triple Jump microfinance investees worldwide Amsterdam, March 2021.
This study assesses the current levels and future trajectories of digital transformation within the microfinance industry, gauges the impact of digitalization on institutions’ operations and performance, and discusses lessons learnt. It identifies opportunities for external stakeholders to deepen financial inclusion by supporting, improving and accelerating socially responsible digital transformation across the entire microfinance sector.