InfraCo Asia Development Pte. Ltd. ("InfraCo Asia") is a donor-funded infrastructure development company. It seeks to create viable infrastructure investment opportunities that balance the interests of host governments, the national and international private sector and providers of finance.
InfraCo Asia acts as principal, shouldering the risks of early stage development costs, and brings world class development expertise through its team of highly experienced and qualified developers, with the aim of reducing the entry costs of private sector infrastructure developers.
InfraCo Asia directly contributes development capital and arranges project debt and equity capital from third parties, as well as other InfraCo affiliate programmes.
InfraCo Asia operates in low-income developing countries of South and Southeast Asia. As it develops its operations, it will be giving priority to situations where there is strong host country support for its involvement and where it believes conditions exist to allow it to mobilize additional private investment. To this end, InfraCo Asia liaises continuously with governments, private sector, financial institutions and developmental finance institutions.
InfraCo Asia's projects must satisfy the following criteria:
InfraCo Asia is managed as a private sector infrastructure development company by InfraCo Asia Management Pte. Ltd.
InfraCo has been in operation since 2005 and to date had developed and sold its stake in a number of projects. InfraCo has a healthy pipeline of projects at various stages of development in Sub-Saharan Africa.
InfraCo Asia is part of the InfraCo group funded by the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), members of which include the development agencies of Austria, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK, and KfW and the World Bank Group.