ETC is the leading italian financial group with public shareholding, that provides financial services for Supplies and Investment projects in Africa


ETC is the only group for integrated approach of skills (finance and supply chain management) and localization (Africa).

ETC is one of few Non Supervised Financial Institutions (NOSU) to obtain SWIFT membership (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) for exchanging authenticated messages with banks and others financial institutions around the world (i.e. exchange Letter of Credit LC, stand by LC, cash letters, bonds, others).


ETC group boasts public shareholding of SIMEST and FINEST

SIMEST is the company of the Cassa depositi e prestiti Group that since 1991 has supported the international development of Italian businesses. SIMEST is controlled by SACE, with shareholdings also held by leading Italian banks and industry associations.

FINEST was founded in 1991 by Italian Law 19/91, is the company of Regional governments of north-east Italy (Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Trentino).


ETC group boasts institutional partnerships to develop investments and business opportunities between Europe and Africa.

UNIAFRICA, the Union for the development of Italian-African relations, was established to support emerging African enterprises with the contribution of Italian and European entrepreneurship as a system of excellence in the development of SMEs.

FAGACE, the African Funds for guarantees and economic cooperation, is the international financial institution that promotes public and private investments. FAGACE was founded in 1977 at Kigali in Rwanda and includes fourteen (14) member States.

OHADA is a harmonised business law organisation adopted by seventeen (17) West and Central African States in 1993 in Port Louis, Mauritius. It was created with the purpose of fostering economic development in West and Central Africa by creating a better investment climate so as to attract investment in a 225 million-consumer markets.

BIDC, the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), is the financial arm of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) that includes fifteen (15) member States.