UKEF finances 6 hospitals in Ivory Coast

(Global Construction Review, London, 6 August 2021) UK Export Finance has lent €241m toward a €326m project to build six hospitals in the Ivory Coast, with UK-headquartered NMS Infrastructure Ltd. contracted to do the work. The hospitals will serve a catchment area of more than a million people, and will be built in Bouaké, Boundiali, Katiola, Kouto, Minignan and Ouangolodougou. The financing, a mix of buyer credit and direct lending to Ivory Coast’s Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, will fund design and construction, equipment, post-completion training and technical support.