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, Financial 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:
- India Value Fund Advisors
- 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
- July 2009
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|
Meru (previously V Link)
Meru is a taxi service in the city of Mumbai launched in April 2007 keen to promote international class taxi services. It has air-conditioned, GPS-linked, electronically metered taxis.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||February 2007||Active|
India Finserve Advisors
India Finserve Advisors provides microfinance to those in rural areas and to migrant populations in urban areas.
|India||South Asia||Financial services||September 2010||Active|
Group FMG (Previously Primerose Holdings Cooperatief)
Group FMG is a marketing design services company.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||April 2011||Active|
VKL manufactures seasonings, and supplies a large number of restaurant chains in India.
|India||South Asia||Food and agriculture||March 2013||Active|
Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG) is one of India's leading medical research, education, and healthcare services providers. It manages hospitals, education institutions, and medical research facilities. The Bangalore-based company was founded in 1953 and owns and operates onsite campuses in Manipal, Mangalore, Bangalore, Goa, Sikkim, Nepal, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, and Antigua. MEMG-CDC Ventures is a new platform established by Manipal and CDC, pooling capital and expertise to back and develop the next generation of out-of-hospital healthcare services.
|India||South Asia||Health||October 2013||Active|
Trivitron is the largest Medical Technology Company of Indian Origin, offering 360 degrees solution with presence in Laboratory Medicine, Imaging, New Born Screening, Critical & Cardiac Care, Patient Monitors, Operating Room, and Ophthalmology along with its expert consulting services
|India||South Asia||Health||December 2013||Active|
Hicare Services Pvt Ltd
Hicare is a pest management service provider.
|India||South Asia||Business services||January 2014||Active|
National Bulk Handling Corporation
National Bulk Handling Corporation provides agri-warehousing, collateral management and trade facilitation services.
|India||South Asia||Food and agriculture||April 2014||Active|
Infrastructure Development Finance Co is a leading player in the Indian private infrastructure financing market, offering a wide variety of services to infrastructure industry participants including loans, private equity, advisory services and capital market activities.
|India||South Asia||Financial services||June 2015||Active|