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Chairman of the Board announces the appointment of Manuel Moses as new CEO

The Board of Directors also approved a few changes within the Management team

Mr. Manuel Moses, a veteran of the World Bank’s IFC, has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of ATI (http://www.ATI-aca.org). He will assume office on 1 November, 2020; In the interim, Ms. Toavina Ramamonjiarisoa, ATI’s Chief Financial Officer, will fill the position of Acting CEO; Mr. Benjamin Mugisha has…

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President Buhari finalises Nigeria’s membership in African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)

Membership in ATI allows Nigeria to attract additional insurance capacity to help attract investments

Nigeria becomes a full member country at an opportune time. It joins ahead of others that are fast-tracking membership given the trade and investment insurance challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and also recognizing the potential post pandemic opportunities. Nigeria contributed US$14.1 million to ATI’s (www.ATI-ACA.org) capital in 2019 with African Development…

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S&P Affirms A/Stable Outlook & Notes African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)’s ‘Policy Importance’ to the Region

S&P Global Rating published its annual assessment of the ATI's performance reaffirming the company’s creditor rating of ‘A’ with a Stable Outlook (A/Stable)

ATI (www.ATI-ACA.org) projected to maintain its ‘policy importance’ to Africa despite COVID-19 related economic challenges in the region. Rationale for the rating included: robust equity growth to US$349 million; strong top-line growth in 2019 posting a 70% increase in the Gross Written Premium over 2018 and a 134% increase in…

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Joint Press Release: Togo becomes 18th African country shareholder in African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)

Membership in ATI provides African countries with additional trade and investment insurance capacity and improves risk rating for sovereign debts

African countries fast-tracking membership to ATI (www.ATI-ACA.org) in response to expected trade and investment insurance capacity impact from COVID-19 Togo becomes 18th African country to join ATI, with a shareholding of US$12.5 million, through a concessional loan by the European Investment Bank (www.EIB.org); membership in ATI provides African countries with…

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European Investment Bank Expands Trade & Investment Insurance Benefits to West Africa

Agreements for intended financing signed at African Investment Forum

European Investment Bank supports expanded membership of Africa Trade Insurance Agency (http://www.ATI-ACA.org/); Availability of investment insurance to strengthen investment and reduce project financing costs; Agreements for intended financing signed at African Investment Forum. The European Investment Bank today formally agreed to support the membership expansion of the African Trade Insurance…

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African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) & Japanese banks pave the way for more Japanese investments into Africa

ATI has a current pipeline of over US$1 Bn worth of transactions from Japanese banks

On the side lines of the Tokyo International Conference of Africa’s Development (TICAD7), ATI (http://www.ATI-ACA.org/) signed MoUs with Japan’s three largest banks and Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), Japan’s export credit agency; ATI and NEXI announced at TICAD7 the launch of a Japan Desk to be based in ATI’s…

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On India’s Independence Day, increasing India-Africa trade ties remains a priority reflecting a shared history and a common vision for the future of both regions

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted that the current India-Africa partnership includes implementation of 180 lines of credit worth USD11billion in over 40 Africa countries and USD600 million in grant assistance

Today marks India’s 71st Independence day when in 1947 Britain’s Parliament passed the India Independence Act freeing the country to determine its own future. The ties between Africa and India were strengthened even more after independence as African countries and India both emerged from colonial rule with a determination to…

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Uganda becomes the first African country to de-risk small and medium scale renewables under the German and ATI-backed RLSF initiative

The move reflects Uganda’s commitment to ensuring the viability of small and medium-scale renewable energy projects

Uganda becomes the first African country to sign an agreement with the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), a joint initiative of the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) (www.ATI-ACA.org), a Pan-African and multilateral guarantor and KfW with funding from German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development. Under the program, RLSF will…

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African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) to pay first dividends to African member governments & other shareholders

ATI has earmarked an initial USD2.5 million in payments to its shareholders which include 14 African member governments

In a much anticipated announcement, the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) (www.ATI-ACA.org), declared that its General Assembly had approved the first ever payments to shareholders. The announcement comes on the heels of ATI’s Annual General Meeting held in Abidjan, where the company also announced its record-breaking 2017 financial results for…

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International lenders warn on capacity constraints in Africa but remain bullish on pro-investor and trade trends

Global and African financial heads identified country risk as the biggest challenge to their ability to lend more to African countries

Global and African financial heads identified country risk as the biggest challenge to their ability to lend more to African countries. Speaking in Abidjan during a one-day forum on investment risks in Africa hosted by the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) (www.ATI-aca.org), experts acknowledged that the abundance of current liquidity…