This investment was made under a previous strategy. We disclose information on all our current investments, but narrative information on our pre-2012 investments, when we introduced a new strategy, may be limited.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- South Asia
We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people. For funds, the sectors listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- Business services, Food and agriculture, Health, Manufacturing, Other consumer services
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- Ambit Pragma Ventures
- Start date
For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.
For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.
For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e
- June 2008
For direct investments, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the business or project (it may be a combination of equity and debt).
For funds, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the fund.
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
| Prasannna Bus Links|
Prasanna Bus Links (or Purple Bus) is a tourism operator and local transporter in the intra-city bus transport services in 10 major cities across India. It is a pioneer in the industry by providing punctual, safe services.
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||July 2009||Active|
| MAD Studios Pvt Ltd|
MAD Studios is engaged in business of production service for feature films, ad films and TV series.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||February 2012||Active|
| NEO Anurena Tristar Food Products Pvt Ltd|
NEO Anurean Tristar Food Products is a value added dairy products manufacturer in North India. It procures milk and than develops, manufactures and markets value added and processed dairy products.
|India||South Asia||Food and agriculture||February 2012||Active|
| Nu Cosmetic Clinic|
Nu Cosmetic Clinic is part of the larger Beams Hospital Pvt company which specialises in daycare surgery.
|India||South Asia||Health||March 2016||Active|