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Prosper Africa
28 June 2024
The Liquidity Sustainability Facility and S&P Dow Jones Indices Collaborate on Launch of African Sovereigns Index
https://www.prosperafrica.gov/news/the-liquidity-sustainability-facility-and-sp-dow-jones-indices-collaborate-on-launch-of-african-sovereigns-index/

Mobilist
28 June 2024
Mobilist hosts launch of the iboxx lsf usd african sovereigns index
https://www.mobilistglobal.com/news-views-events/mobilist-hosts-launch-of-the-iboxx-lsf-usd-african-sovereigns-index/

IFR
28 June 2024
LSF bolsters flow to lift african repo
https://www.ifre.com/story/4671935/lsf-bolsters-flow-to-lift-african-repo-g2mzvwkfgv

Finadium 
28 June 2024
LSF repo facility licenses S&P DJI Africa benchmark
https://finadium.com/lsf-repo-facility-licenses-sp-dji-africa-benchmark/

Securities Finance Times
28 June 2024
S&P Dow Jones Indices and LSF launch African Sovereign Index
https://www.securitiesfinancetimes.com/securitieslendingnews/repoarticle.php?article_id=227144&navigationaction=home&page=1&newssection=Repo

Finadium
12 June 2024
Euroclear announced it’s working with the Liquidity and Sustainability Facility (LSF) to create a repo solution for African Sovereign Eurobonds.
https://finadium.com/euroclear-and-lsf-to-launch-interbank-repo-for-africa-eurobonds/

Securities Finance Times
2 April 2024
Bolstering African liquidity
https://www.securitiesfinancetimes.com/sltimes/issue.php?issuelink=https://www.securitiesfinancetimes.com/sltimes/SFT_issue_349.pdf&issueNo=349&year=2024&newssection=magazine

 

La Tribune
19 December 2023
Dette africaine : pourquoi des géants de la finance se mobilisent
https://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-finance/banques-finance/industrie-financiere/det[…]-pourquoi-des-geants-de-la-finance-se-mobilisent-986217.html

 

USAID
11 December 2023

 

Asia Asset Management
6 December 2023
Abu Dhabi wealth fund inks US$100 million repo to boost liquidity in Africa

 

Global Custodian
5 December 2023
BNY Mellon facilitates $100 million repo transaction for ADIA through its triparty service

 

Utilities Middle East
5 December 2023
ADIA agrees $100m repo facility at COP28 to incentivise sustainability-linked investments in Africa

 

Finadium
5 December 2023
COP28: ADIA agrees $100mn Africa repo transaction with LSF using BNY Mellon triparty

 

ZAWYA
5 December 2023
ADIA agrees $100mln repo facility at COP28 to incentivise sustainability-linked investments in Africa

 

Emirates News Agency – WAM
5 December 2023
L’ADIA accepte une facilité de pension de 100 millions de dollars lors de la COP28 pour encourager les investissements liés au développement durable en Afrique

 

Legal Community MENA
5 December 2023
White & Case Guides LSF, ADIA, and Afreximbank in COP28 Deal

ADIA agrees $100m repo facility at COP28
4 December 2023
ADIA agrees $100m repo facility at COP28 with the Liquidity and Sustainability Facility (LSF) and Afreximbank to incentivise sustainability-linked investments in Africa
https://www.adia.ae/media/azure/adia/media/2023/01/pressreleaseadia-agrees-repo-facility-at-cop28-with-lsf.pdf

White&Case
4 December 2023
White & Case advises on COP28 announced repo facility between LSF, ADIA and Afreximbank to incentivise sustainability-linked investments in Africa

 

Reuters
4 December 2023
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Agrees $100 Mln Repo Facility With LSF And Afreximbank

 

All Africa
4 December 2023
ADIA Agrees $100m Repo Facility at COP28 With the Liquidity and Sustainability Facility (LSF) and Afreximbank to Incentivise Sustainability-Linked Investments in Africa

 
SWFI
4 December 2023
ADIA Announces US$ 100 Million Repo Facility

Securities Finance Times
4 December 2023
US$100m repo facility agreed at COP28 to incentivise investments in Africa

USAID
5 October 2023


The Asset
25 September 2023
Mobilizing capital for climatic, economic reasons

Project Syndicate
22 September 2023
Financing Our Survival

BNY Mellon’s Aerial View
March 2023
Green shoots for Africa

BNY Mellon’s Aerial View
February 2023
The next stage in the evolution of Africa’s capital markets

Scope Ratings
1 February 2023
Africa Sovereign Monitor 2023

securitiesfinancetimes.com
6 December 2022
LSF funding facility aims to bring developed repo market to Africa

Financial Times
November 28, 2022
Citi’s surprise gambit for the African debt market

Euromoney
18 november 2022
LSF: The long road to an African repo market

Finadium
November 14, 2022
COP27: Citi closes inaugural $100mn transaction with Africa repo facility, Amundi signs on

The HLEG Songwe Stern report
November 2022
Finance for climate action Scaling up investment for climate and development Report of the Independent High-Level Expert Group on Climate Finance.

Bloomberg
29th September 2022
Dr Vera Songwe appointed Chairwoman of the Board of the Liquidity & Sustainability Facility (“LSF”)

ICF
12th September 2022
Communiqué of the International Cooperation Forum and Meeting of African Ministers

Le Point Afrique
16th February 2022
Vera Songwe : « Pour l’Afrique et l’Europe, l’heure est à l’action ! »

Business Day
4th November 2021
COP 26: UNECA establishes $30bn facility for Africa

Reuters
3rd November 2021
U.N. launches fund to foster cheaper loans, green development for Africa

CNBC Africa
5th November 2021
UNECA unveils facility to subsidize private investment in African sovereign debt

Financial Times
3rd November 2021
UN launches African repo markets in bid to lower borrowing costs

Financial Times
25th June 2021
Africa needs its own ‘repo’ market

Bloomberg
23rd June 2021
IMF Reserves Could Help Rebuild Emerging Debt Markets, UN Says

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The LSF was designed with the support of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and Afreximbank with the dual objective of supporting the liquidity of African Sovereigns Eurobonds and incentivizing SDG-related investments such as SDG and green bonds on the African continent.


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