PROPARCOPROPARCO Contact: Jérôme Bertrand- Hardy
Created in 1977, PROPARCO is a Development Financial Institution partly held by Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and private shareholders from the North and South. PROPARCO extended its business area in 2009 and now tailors its intervention to four core challenges: growth in Africa, green and inclusive growth in Asia, eastern europe and Latin America, employment and regional integration in the Mediterranean, regional integration in the French Overseas Territories.
PROPARCO finances infrastructure projects in the sectors of: transport, in order to improve living conditions for urban dwellers and give businesses easier access to global markets; telecoms, in order to fight against the digital divide; energy, in order to make modern and clean energy available. We provide loans ranging from €2 to €100 million per transaction and private equity ranging from €0.5 to €20 per transaction. PROPARCO is only interested in minority stakes.