Welcome to PIA

Private Investors for Africa (PIA) is a business coalition that was founded over 20 years ago and brings together ethically like-minded companies, with the objective of tapping into their corporate experience in Africa to improve the business climate and tangibly contribute to the continent’s future.

The PIA currently brings together several member companies operating in Africa, namely: HEINEKEN, Coca-Cola HBC, Standard Bank and Syngenta. The coalition is comprised of the most senior Africa executives of each of the member companies.


Latest news

Current economic & fiscal challenges discussion

During the last semester of 2022, the Private Investors for Africa have not been idle.

Following the World Bank and IMF fall meetings the Private Investors for Africa virtually met with Catherine Patillo, IMF African Deputy Director and Jesmin Rahman, IMF Mission Chief for Nigeria.

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PIA visit to Washington

On June 20-22, the PIA executives held their annual meetings with the Bretton Woods and other key institutions in Washington, DC.

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PIA meeting with Marjeta Jager, Deputy Director-General of EU International Partenerships, European Commission

Recently, The PIA members met Marjeta Jager, Deputy Director-General of EU International Partnerships accompanied by her team. The European Commission stressed the importance of cooperating with the private sector in these current challenging times.

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