As a leading development finance institution, CDC has a range of key relationships with investors, institutions and other bodies working to foster economic growth in developing countries through the private sector.
CDC provides debt and equity capital directly and through funds. Fund investing remains a central pillar of CDC's strategy and through these funds CDC currently has capital at work in 164 funds managed by 89 fund managers in 74 countries and 29 direct investments. Through these funds and our partner fund managers operating in Africa, South Asia and other areas of the developing world, CDC’s capital is at work in 1,331 businesses.
A complete list of the fund managers we work with is available here and more detailed information about the funds in which CDC is invested is available here. This is also available for download from the Published Information page of this website.
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Our relationships with influential institutions in the worlds of investment, development and responsible business ensure that we are able to learn from and contribute to the important debate around sustainable development.