On Thursday, June 10, 2021, African Guarantee Fund inaugurated in Lomé, the head office of its West African subsidiary, AGF West Africa.
This inauguration ceremony was held under the chairmanship of HE Mr. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of the Togolese Republic, represented by Mr. Kodjo Adedze, Minister of Trade, Industry and Local Consumption, in the presence of Mr. Felix Adahi Bikpo, Chairman of AGF and Chairman of the Board of Directors of AGF West Africa, Mr. Jules Ngankam, Group Ceo of AGF, Ms. Sibi Lawson, CEO by Interim of AGF West Africa, diplomatic representations and institutions Togolese banks.
Designed by the Togolese firm Eza architectures directed by Eya-Eza KAO, this new six (6) storey head office, located in the OUA city, with a total useful area of 5000m2, meets functional and ecological standards in order to create a sustainable, viable and comfortable working environment for AGF West Africa teams and partners.
The completion of the new headquarters of AGF’s West African subsidiary, AGF West Africa, in Lomé, represents an important milestone for the African Guarantee Fund in realizing its ambition to become a leading financial institution in Africa. The new collaborative meeting spaces, which replace more conventional offices, are intended to maintain staff inspiration, supporting creativity, teamwork, innovation, and increasing the social bond between different departments.
About the African Guarantee Fund
African Guarantee Fund is a non-bank financial institution whose objective is to promote economic development, increase job creation and reduce poverty in Africa by providing financial institutions with guarantee solutions and support to strengthen capacities, specifically aimed at supporting SMEs in Africa.
African Guarantee Fund was established by the government of Denmark through the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), the Spanish government through the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) and the African Bank of Development (BAD). The other shareholders are: the French Development Agency (AFD), the Nordic Development Fund (NDF), the Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) and the KfW Development Bank.