For the fifth year running, Okan Partners commits to supporting African students
As part of its philanthropic policy, Okan Partners renews its commitment and financial support for the Enko Education school group. The two groups have set up a scholarship program to provide financial support for students across the African continent.
Okan Partners advises Spiro in raising $63 million from Société Générale and GuarantCo
Okan Partners is pleased to announce that Spiro, a pioneer in the development of electric mobility in Africa, has secured an FCFA 37.8 billion facility (c. USD 63 million) from Société Générale, with an initial tranche of 21 billion FCFA (c. USD 35 million) backed by a 70% partial credit guarantee from GuarantCo.
Africa CEO Forum – Okan Partners Report “Urban mobility in Africa: Building suistainable cities”
Download th 4th edition of the Africa CEO Forum – Okan Partners report (2022) on urban mobility in Africa.
Interview with Amaury de Féligonde on the 4th ACF-Okan report (Urban Mobility)
On the occasion of the release (October 18, 2022) of the 4th edition of the Africa CEO Forum – Okan Partners report on urban mobility in Africa, Amaury de Féligonde answers questions on the major challenges of urbanization and associated mobilities on the continent.
Okan Partners’ presentation on urbanization in Africa – Africa CEO Forum
Okan Partners’ presentation on the rapid urbanization in Africa. This presentation was used by Amaury de Féligonde (Managing Partner) during his intervention as expert in the panel “Africa mega-cities: challenges and opportunities of an unbridled urbanization”, during the Africa CEO Forum 2022 (June 13 and 14 in Abidjan).
Okan as financial advisor in Energiestro minority stake acquisition by Groupe Filatex
Okan is pleased to announce that Filatex Group has completed the acquisition of a minority stake in Energiestro, a French startup company engaged in the development and production of a solar energy storage flywheel in prestressed concrete
6 excellence-based scholarships awarded
Okan is pleased to announce the awarding of 6 scholarships for excellence to middle and high school students in partnership with Enko Education in Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Cameroon.
Okan interview for the Africa CEO Forum on SEZs in Africa
In the context of the Africa CEO Forum – Okan Partners report publication, Amaury de Féligonde gives an overview of its content and of the issues related to special economic zones.
Okan on RFI about SEZs in Africa
On the occasion of the publication of the ACF-Okan Partners report on special economic zones in Africa, Amaury de Féligonde discusses the challenges of developing these zones for the industrialisation of the continent.
Okan report on SEZs in Africa (with ACF)
The potential of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as instruments for development is extraordinary. Yet certain failures have taught us that success is not guaranteed. Drawn from over 20 analyses, this report provides six recommendations for transforming SEZs into powerful catalysts for the continent’s industrialisation.