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.
- Africa, West Africa
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.
- Communications and IT Services, Financial services, Manufacturing, Other consumer services, Others
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- African Capital Alliance
- 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
- March 2006
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|
Swift Networks Ltd
Swift Networks is a telecommunications company that provides broadband data, voice and video transmission. It is a leader in broadband having recently rolled out its 4G WIMAX network.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Communications and IT Services||September 2006||Active|
Cornerstone Insurance plc
Capassure is a provider of life and non-life insurance products in Nigeria.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Financial services||February 2007||Active|
E-Tranzact is an e-payment solution provider. The eTranzact e-payment solution facilitates bills payments, air-time vending and other forms of money transfer securely, conveniently and cost-effectively.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Communications and IT Services||March 2008||Active|
Capsea Marine provides floating production storage and offloading vessels to offshore development projects.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Others||September 2008||Active|
Gas Terminaling (Formerly Linetrale Gas)
Gas Terminaling stores, distributes and markets liquefied petroleum gas and other petrochemicals.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Others||November 2008||Active|
BevPak manufactures polythelene terepthalate used in packaging materials.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Manufacturing||December 2008||Active|
Bankers Warehouse is one of only 2 companies licensed by the Central bank to provide cash processing services to banks in Nigeria.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Financial services||December 2010||Active|