Access Holdings AG

Rest of the World Financial services

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.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

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
Countries

For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.

:
Azerbaijan, Brazil, Georgia, Liberia, Madagascar, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Zambia
Sector

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.

:
Financial services
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund manager:
Access Holdings
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

:
May 2007
Amount

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.

:
$20.7m
Domicile

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

:
Germany

Investments made by this fund

  • Active
  • Exited
Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
AccesBanque Madagascar

AccessBank JSC is a microfinance insitution that provides microfinance products, and is held by the Access Holdings (Microfinance) Group.

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Madagascar Africa, East Africa Financial services November 2006 Active
AccessBank JSC (previously MFBA)

AccessBank JSC is a bank that provides microfinance products, and is held by the Access Holdings (Microfinance) Group.

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Azerbaijan Rest of the World Financial services December 2006 Active
Access Bank Tanzania

AccessBank Tanzania is a bank that provides microfinance products, and is held by the Access Holdings (Microfinance) Group.

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Tanzania Africa, East Africa Financial services July 2007 Active
AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria

AccessBank Nigeria is a microfinance insitution that provides microfinance products, and is held by the Access Holdings (Microfinance) Group.

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Nigeria Africa, West Africa Financial services November 2008 Active
AccessBank Liberia

AccessBank Liberia is a bank that provides microfinance products, and is held by the Access Holdings (Microfinance) Group.

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Liberia Africa, West Africa Financial services December 2008 Active
AccessBank Tajikistan

AccessBank Tajikistan is a bank that provides microfinance products, and is held by the Access Holdings (Microfinance) Group.

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Tajikistan Rest of the World Financial services June 2010 Active
AB Bank Zambia

AccessBank Zambia is a bank that provides microfinance products, and is held by the Access Holdings (Microfinance) Group.

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Zambia Africa, East Africa Financial services March 2011 Active
Access Bank Rwanda

AccessBank Rwanda received its microfinance bank licence on 31st December 2013 from the National Bank of Rwanda. Its mission it to be a socially responsible bank for the lower and middle income strata of Rwandan society and to be the one-stop bank of choice for micro and small enterprises in the country.

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Rwanda Africa, East Africa Financial services January 2014 Active
Access Bank Georgia

Microfinance Organisation CREDO (Georgia) became part of the Access Group in November 2014. Its mission is to provide sustainable financial services to low income Georgian entrepreneurs and micro/small businesses, particularly rural activities.

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Georgia Rest of the World Financial services October 2014 Active
AccessBank Brazil

MFO AccessCrédito Brazil - Accion Microfinanças SCMEPP was acquired by AccessHolding in early 2015 and is a credit-only microfinance institution in Brazil. Access Holding’s network banks play a significant role in providing access to finance to unbanked individuals and SMEs.

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Brazil Rest of the World Financial services March 2015 Active