Arise (incl. Norfinance)




Committment (MNOK)

Financial Institutions


Arise is an investment and development company (banking platform): Arise takes and manages strategic minority stakes in Financial Service Providers in Sub Saharan Africa with the goal to develop these institutions into strong, operationally stable Financial Service Providers.

The mission of the company is: To contribute to the economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa and the prosperity of its people by increasing financial inclusion and employment, strengthening rural development and alleviating poverty.

  • Sector: Financial Institutions
  • Committment (MNOK): 3,134.2
  • Year: 2016
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Regional
  • Domicile: Netherlands
  • Instrument: Equity
  • Status: Active

Indirect investments

Investee Sector Country
Ecobank Transnational IncorporatedBankingOther
Moza BancoBankingOther
Equity BankBankingOther
Banco Populaire Rwanda (BPR)BankingRwanda
National Microfinance Bank (NMB) (Tanzania)BankingTanzania
NMBZ BankBankingZimbabwe
DFCU LimitedBankingUganda
CAL Bank LimitedBankingGhana

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