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.
- Rest of the World
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, Education, 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:
- Actis LLP
- 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 2011
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 Haulage Sdn Bhd||Malaysia||Rest of the World||Manufacturing||April 2012||Active|
Crossland Logistics Co.
Crossland is a leading operator of long-haul cross border trucking operations in Thailand.
|Thailand||Rest of the World||Manufacturing||April 2012||Active|
Wine Connection was founded in 1998 and offers affordable, high quality and exclusive wines from around the world through owned F&B outlets. It is now the largest owner and operator of wine-themed F&B concepts in Southeast Asia, with over 55 outlets in Singapore and Thailand.
|Thailand||Rest of the World||Other consumer services||April 2014||Active|
Established in 2000 and originally a music education provider, KPN Academy is one of Thailand's leading out-of-school education service providers with 103 centres across Thailand offering a variety of subjects.
|Thailand||Rest of the World||Education||May 2014||Active|
Singapore International School
Singapore International School is a leading K-12 international school operator.
|Indonesia||Rest of the World||Education||October 2014||Active|
Ninja Logistics, founded in 2014, is one of South East Asia's fastest growing express logistics companies focusing on last mile deliveries to the e-commerce sector. The company currently operates in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam supporting over 3,000 e-commerce clients. Powered by proprietary cloud-based technology, the company uses sophisticated algorithms to solve complex logistics to optimise delivery routes.
|Rest of the World||Other consumer services||April 2016||Active|