IFS (International Facilities Services)

Pan-African Other consumer services

International Facilities Services (IFS) is a leading provider of Facilities Management across Africa, offering management of both remote and urban sites throughout the continent. The core services include catering, housekeeping, laundry, maintenance, equipment-supply and management.

We are invested in IFS (International Facilities Services) through African Development Partners II, which is managed by Development Partners International. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts


Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

Pan- African

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.

Other consumer services
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

Intermediated investment
African Development Partners II
Fund Manager:
Development Partners International
Start date

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For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

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January 2019

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.