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Developing Securitization Markets

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Developing Securitization Markets
Working with stakeholders to expand access to capital and advance the SDGs in Africa

Securitization Markets and the SDGs

The annual financing gap for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—17 global targets set by the United Nations General Assembly to end poverty and inequality by 2030—is estimated to be between US$2 trillion and $4 trillion worldwide. Securitization markets could help close this gap due to their ability to create sizable investments with risks and returns that can meet institutional investor needs, including more conservative investors like pension funds and insurers. Securitization also enables investors to diversify their portfolios into sectors that would otherwise be off-limits because the investments are too small or too risky.
 
To help establish the potential for well-functioning securitization markets in Africa—and to advance their development—the Milken Institute has organized a group of stakeholders in government, the private sector, and development finance institutions to share experiences and discuss core issues and opportunities in this area. This group is organizing webinars and other gatherings and sharing useful resources on securitization markets in target countries, all of which are available via the links below.

Africa Securitization Alliance Partners
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Transaction Workshops and Green Finance
Take a deep dive into securitization transactions, including why a securitization was used, and lessons learned, including those related to using securitization to finance the climate agenda.
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Report
Featured Report: Future Flow Securitizations
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Resources on Securitization Markets in Africa

Explore regulations, deal information, articles, and analysis of securitization markets in key African countries.

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Contact Us

To learn more about the Milken Institute's work on developing securitization markets in African countries, or to get involved in our ongoing work, contact Alison Harwood, Senior Fellow-in-Residence at [email protected] or John Schellhase, Director for Global Market Development at [email protected]