New IFC and Ecobank Facility to Finance SMEs in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

[PR Newswire] Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of the Ecobank Group and leading pan-African full-service banking group, today announced the launch of a $110 million risk-sharing facility. It will increase access to finance for small and medium sized enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states in West and Central Africa.