African Infrastructure Guarantee Mechanism (AIGM), Mauritius

AUDA-NEPAD officials attended the 3rd African Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Conference in Mauritius from the 20th – 21st of March 2019. AUDA-NEPAD presented a session on Scaling Risk Mitigation to enable greater pension fund investment in Africa’s Infrastructure: The African Infrastructure Guarantee Mechanism. The conference resulted in meaningful discussions as the event was well attended by an audience mostly composed of industry players (private pension fund administrators, trustees, asset managers, government pension funds and Development Finance Institutions), this demonstrated and reiterated the significance of the African Infrastructure Guarantee Mechanism as an initiative by AUDA-NEPAD to  increase the allocation of African asset owners from an approximate 1.5% to 5% of Assets under Management (AUM) by reducing the risk and crowd in the capital markets players’, pension funds, investment managers and other financial investors in Africa’s infrastructure.

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