ACEP Senegal SL (IFC-39371)

  • Senegal
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  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 6.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported XOF 4 billioin
Converted using 2017-04-27 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Oct 24, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Apr 27, 2017

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Project Description
The project aims at supporting the growth of Union des Mutuelles Alliance de Credit et d'Epargne pour la Production (UM-ACEP) Senegal, a successful microfinance institution in Senegal, in expanding its lending operations in the agri-finance and MSME space. The proposed project consists of a local currency 4-year senior loan of up to XOF4 billion. 50% of the facility is expected to be on-lent to MSMEs in the agriculture sector. The project includes a possible mobilization of resources from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), a multilateral mechanism to support sustainable agriculture in developing countries.
Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Contact Information
UM-ACEP Senegal Mr Mayoro LOUM Managing Director +221 33 869 75 50 Avenue Bourguiba x Blvd Dial DIOP - BP 5817 - Dakar - Senegal ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IFC The Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an IFC or MIGA- financed project. If you submit a complaint to the CAO, they may assist you in resolving a dispute with the company and/or investigate to assess whether the IFC is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. If you want to submit a complaint electronically, you can email the CAO at You can learn more about the CAO and how to file a complaint at