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.
Sierra Fishing is a vertically integrated seafood business that has been operating for over 50 years. The company is Sierra Leone s largest seafood supplier and has established a network of eight fish depots across the country. It also exports to other West African countries, including Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, the Ivory Coast and Liberia.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- Africa, West Africa
- Sierra Leone
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.
- Food and agriculture
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Sierra Investment Fund
- 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
- October 2008
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.
- Sierra Leone