Cresco is a hands-on financial advisory firm dedicated to helping project ideas become a reality. Cresco’s role in enabling growth is to work with both project promoters and project funders across Africa to achieve their unique financial
and entrepreneurial goals.
Cresco provides pro-active support throughout the journey in the development of major infra-structure projects in Africa - from concept, to financial close and beyond; offering assistance in analysing projects and designing appropriate structures and commercial arrangements to enable successful fund-raising.
Cresco’s specialised services in captive power
Cresco has applied its in-depth knowledge of financing energy projects to assist a wide variety of major energy consumers across Africa to procure captive power solutions, both grid-tied and off-grid, and has built significant expertise in this respect.
Key aspects of Cresco’s specialised services
include assistance with developing energy strategies and business cases, commercial structures and terms, designing, managing and adjudication of procurement processes, aimed at obtaining the best result for the power consumer.
Cresco’s service offering
Cresco’s services to project promoters include:
- Project finance advisory services
- Transactional advisory services
- Financial modelling, up to financial close and operational monitoring models
- Export credit and commercial, as well as political risk insurance advisory services
- Financial due diligence
- Implementation monitoring and support
Cresco assists projects across sub-Saharan Africa, independently protecting the project’s interests. With relationships for funding and insurance across the continent and the world, Cresco is able to apply its experience to achieving results in proven funding structures.
Cresco focuses primarily on the following sectors:
- Real Estate
Cresco provides the opportunity to move a project up the value curve through the application of specialist project-financing expertise including financial, commercial and project management skills that are essential for a project to achieve its full potential.