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.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Tanzania
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.
- Construction and real estate
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- Actis LLP
- 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
- July 2006
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.
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.
- United Kingdom
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
| BlueLife Limited (formerly Indian Ocean Real Estate Company) (Project Paradise)|
Indian Ocean Real Estate Company Ltd specialises in real estate development in Mauritius.
|Mauritius||Africa, East Africa||Construction and real estate||January 2009||Active|
| Laurus Development Partners Limited|
Laurus Development Partners provides real estate development management services to both Actis and other real estate promoters and investors in West Africa.
|Ghana||Africa, West Africa||Construction and real estate||June 2011||Active|
| Gruppo Limited (Ikeja Mall)|
Gruppo Investment Nigeria Limited is a Nigerian-domiciled company with plans to develop a mixed-use retail and office complex located in Ikeja, Lagos,
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Construction and real estate||December 2014||Active|