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AfriCap Microfinance Investment Company ("AfriCap") is a landmark concept for microfinance investments in Africa.

AfriCap Microfinance Investment Ltd is a fund that offers equity capital and expertise to African micro-financing institutions. The institution’s total assets amount to NOK 289 million and Norfund has invested NOK 16.3 million. The largest owners are FMO, EIB and Nordic Microcap.

AfriCap is a demonstration model for private financing of micro-financing in Africa and is the first private equity fund in the region within this sector.


  • Sector: Micro credit
  • Investment year: 2007
  • Instrument: Fund
  • Committed amount (MNOK): 18,2