Our mission is to Unlock the power
of capital to make a strong return
and a lasting difference
in frontier markets

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We act as a trusted advisor to investors, entrepreneurs and policymakers in frontier markets. We provide substantive diligence, analysis and actionable advice to assist investment into a broad range of sectors including Agriculture, Manufacturing, Health and Infrastructure.

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We invest capital to provide enterprises with cheaper, cleaner and more reliable electricity. We believe that distributed solar and storage technology can provide a clean path to growth for developing countries.

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We invest blended capital directly into mini-grid projects serving rural African households and businesses. We believe universal access to electricity is a vital step towards ending poverty.

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We have rigorous internal controls to prevent potential or perceived conflicts of interest within The CrossBoundary Group. Read a summary of our conflict of interest policy (COI) here.

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CrossBoundary is the advisory partner for the first all-women investment mission to Africa

CrossBoundary is the advisory partner for the first all-women investment mission to Africa

CrossBoundary facilitated the Agribusiness Deal Room at the 2019 AGRF conference

CrossBoundary facilitated the Agribusiness Deal Room at the 2019 AGRF conference

NextBillion publishes the preliminary results of the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab’s prototype on appliance financing

NextBillion publishes the preliminary results of the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab’s prototype on appliance financing

Actis’ Jabi Lake Mall partners with CrossBoundary Energy to become Nigeria’s first solar-powered mall

Actis’ Jabi Lake Mall partners with CrossBoundary Energy to become Nigeria’s first solar-powered mall

Forbes wrote about our first transaction with PowerGen Renewable Energy

Forbes wrote about our first transaction with PowerGen Renewable Energy

CrossBoundary Energy Access and PowerGen Pioneer Long-Term Mini-Grid Project Financing at Scale

CrossBoundary Energy Access and PowerGen Pioneer Long-Term Mini-Grid Project Financing at Scale

CrossBoundary Energy signs PPA with XFlora Group

CrossBoundary Energy signs PPA with XFlora Group

Driving Investment In East Africa – Creating Jobs, Growing Companies

Driving Investment In East Africa – Creating Jobs, Growing Companies

CrossBoundary is excited to support the US Government’s new Prosper Africa Initiative.

CrossBoundary is excited to support the US Government’s new Prosper Africa Initiative.

Tunuka Gray spoke on inclusive markets and access to vital services across East Africa at the ‘Access for All’ book launch

Tunuka Gray spoke on inclusive markets and access to vital services across East Africa at the ‘Access for All’ book launch

Nigerian Breweries and CrossBoundary Energy pioneer First Solar Powered Brewery in Africa

Nigerian Breweries and CrossBoundary Energy pioneer First Solar Powered Brewery in Africa

In the Financial Times, we argued that Gender Lens investing is the right and smart thing to do

In the Financial Times, we argued that Gender Lens investing is the right and smart thing to do

Response to February 8, 2019 Economist Magazine Article: The Economist should reconsider their doubts

Response to February 8, 2019 Economist Magazine Article: The Economist should reconsider their doubts

CrossBoundary publishes research on PE in Sub-Saharan African Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations

CrossBoundary publishes research on PE in Sub-Saharan African Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations
CrossBoundary is the advisory partner for the first all-women investment mission to Africa CrossBoundary is the advisory partner for...
CrossBoundary facilitated the Agribusiness Deal Room at the 2019 AGRF conference CrossBoundary facilitated the Agribusiness Deal Room...
NextBillion publishes the preliminary results of the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab’s prototype on appliance financing NextBillion publishes the preliminary results of...
Actis’ Jabi Lake Mall partners with CrossBoundary Energy to become Nigeria’s first solar-powered mall Actis’ Jabi Lake Mall partners with...
Forbes wrote about our first transaction with PowerGen Renewable Energy Forbes wrote about our first transaction...
CrossBoundary Energy Access and PowerGen Pioneer Long-Term Mini-Grid Project Financing at Scale CrossBoundary Energy Access and PowerGen Pioneer...
CrossBoundary Energy signs PPA with XFlora Group CrossBoundary Energy signs PPA with XFlora...
Driving Investment In East Africa – Creating Jobs, Growing Companies Driving Investment In East Africa –...
CrossBoundary is excited to support the US Government’s new Prosper Africa Initiative. CrossBoundary is excited to support the...
Tunuka Gray spoke on inclusive markets and access to vital services across East Africa at the ‘Access for All’ book launch Tunuka Gray spoke on inclusive markets...
Nigerian Breweries and CrossBoundary Energy pioneer First Solar Powered Brewery in Africa Nigerian Breweries and CrossBoundary Energy pioneer...
In the Financial Times, we argued that Gender Lens investing is the right and smart thing to do In the Financial Times, we argued...
Response to February 8, 2019 Economist Magazine Article: The Economist should reconsider their doubts Response to February 8, 2019 Economist...
CrossBoundary publishes research on PE in Sub-Saharan African Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations CrossBoundary publishes research on PE in...
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African Energy covered the close of CrossBoundary Energy Access’s first deal

African Energy covered the close of CrossBoundary Energy Access’s first deal

Energy Access News July 30, 2019
New mini-grid fund CrossBoundary Energy Access has closed its first transaction, with PowerGen Renewable Energy in Tanzania. The company is using a new project finance approach to mini-grids which it hopes will help increase the availability of finance in the sector, writes Dan Marks
CrossBoundary is excited to support the US Government’s new Prosper Africa Initiative.

CrossBoundary is excited to support the US Government’s new Prosper Africa Initiative.

Advisory News June 24, 2019
This interagency initiative will boost US trade and development across the continent advancing American and African prosperity and security
Tunuka Gray spoke on inclusive markets and access to vital services across East Africa at the ‘Access for All’ book launch

Tunuka Gray spoke on inclusive markets and access to vital services across East Africa at the ‘Access for All’ book launch

Advisory News March 19, 2019
Tunuka Gray our Deputy Head, East Africa Advisory supported the Global Development Professionals launch of “Access for All” on a panel discussing inclusive markets and increasing access to vital services across East Africa.