National Urethane Industries (Pty) Ltd “NUI”

South Africa Manufacturing

National Urethane Industries is a polyurethanes house specialising in the manufacture of coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers. It is based in South Africa and employs approximately 60 people.

We are invested in National Urethane Industries (Pty) Ltd "NUI" through Horizon Fund III Trust, which is managed by Horizon Equity. 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.

Africa, Southern Africa
South 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
Horizon Fund III Trust
Fund Manager:
Horizon Equity
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

August 2014

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

South Africa