Kensta is eastern Africa’s largest paper merchandiser and a leading supplier of print and digital solutions. The paper and print division provides an end-to-end solution of the print process â€“ products, machinery, technology and logistical support. Recently set up subsidiaries provide ink, rubber rollers and printer equipment. The digital communication division provides integrated and constructive
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- Africa, East 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.
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Catalyst Fund I
- Fund Manager:
- Catalyst Principal Partners
- 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
- October 2016
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.