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, North 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.
- Business services, Communications and IT 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:
- 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
- February 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|
Altea Packaging (formerly Intaj Packaging)
Altea Packaging is a holding company that owns equity stakes in 3 companies specialized in the printing and processing of flexible packaging, films and papers.
|Tunisia||Africa, North Africa||Manufacturing||January 2007||Active|
Icosnet is an internet service provider and voice over IP operator located in Cherraga (a western suburb of Algiers). Icosnet today is the market leader in leased line access, and has deployed WiMax network in Algeria.
|Algeria||Africa, North Africa||Communications and IT Services||April 2007||Active|
Groupe des Assurances de Tunisie (GAT) is an insurance and reinsurance company based in Tunisia. GAT offers all types of insurance, including life insurance through its subsidiary Amina.
|Tunisia||Africa, North Africa||Financial services||January 2008||Active|
Snax is an Algerian manufacturer and distributor of salty snacks made from potatoes, pellets and extruded corn.
|Algeria||Africa, North Africa||Food and agriculture||June 2008||Active|
Omniacom is a Tunisian company providing telecom solutions throughout Africa. Its flagship product is a wireless telephony solution offered to fixed operators.
|Tunisia||Africa, North Africa||Communications and IT Services||November 2008||Active|
Polymeres is an industrial company specialised in the compounding of resin polymer into extruded plastic compounds (pellets). The compounds are used by companies operating in the appliances, automotive, electrical and electronics industries.
|Tunisia||Africa, North Africa||Manufacturing||May 2011||Active|
General Emballage manufactures corrugated cardboard packaging in Algeria.
|Algeria||Africa, North Africa||Manufacturing||July 2016||Active|