Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) is a family of impact funds fully-dedicated to the African continent. Created in 2002 by Patrice Hoppenot and directed by Jean-Michel Severino since 2011, I&P is a pioneer in the impact investing sector in Africa. With €75m under management, I&P has invested in almost 60 small and medium-size companies across 15 countries. I&P brings long-term financing as well as strategic, managerial and technical support to its investees. I&P is the advisor of an impact team, managing a EUR 65 million fund dedicated to access to electricity in Africa. As an impact investor, I&P strives to maximise the economic, social and environmental impacts of its partners and aims to actively contribute to the African development.