31 Aug EBRD backs largest subordinated bond in Polish banking sector

"PKO BP raises finance for green residential loans The EBRD has invested PLN 91.4 million (€21.4 million equivalent) in zloty-denominated subordinated bonds issued by the Polish lender PKO Bank Polski S.A. (PKO BP) as part of its PLN 1.7 billion (€400 million equivalent) bond programme. This is...

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30 Aug FINNFUND In Brief

"Finnfund is a Finnish development finance company that promotes sustainable development by providing long-term risk capital for private projects in developing countries. Investment criteria include profitability, sustainability and positive development impacts in the target country. Finnfund’s financing is for both greenfield and expansion projects that involve a Finnish...

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28 Aug Can Ethiopia be Africa’s leading manufacturing hub?

"With Ethiopia having the second biggest population in Africa, it is under growing pressure to tackle unemployment. The BBC's Alastair Leithead visited the country to find out how it is tackling the problem. The factory workers sing Ethiopia's national anthem in unison as one shift ends...

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