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.
- Rest of the World
For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- Brazil, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, 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. For funds, the sectors listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- Business services, Communications and IT Services, Education, Financial services, Health, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other consumer services, Others
- 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
- December 2007
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|
|Copperbelt Energy Corporation||Zambia||Africa, Southern Africa||Others||October 2006||Active|
| Actom (Formerly Alstom Electrical Industries Plc)|
Actom is a South African electrical engineering, manufacturing, distributing and contracting company for the power sector.
|South Africa||Africa, Southern Africa||Manufacturing||August 2008||Active|
| Vlisco BV|
Vlisco BV is a market leader in ethnic fabric manufacturing with a portfolio of brands in Africa.
| Companhia Sulamericana de Distribuicao (Evora)|
Companhia is a regional supermarket chain of Parana. It has 28 stores in 11 cities in the states of Parana and Mato Grosso do Sul.
|Brazil||Rest of the World||Manufacturing||September 2010||Active|
SuperMax manufactures shaving products. It has a dominant market position in India in double-edged blades.
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||February 2011||Active|
| Tracker Connect Proprietary Limited|
Tracker is South Africa s largest vehicle tracking company and the market leader in the stolen vehicle recovery segment.
|South Africa||Africa, Southern Africa||Manufacturing||October 2011||Active|
Bellagio is a casual restaurant dining chain in China.
|China||Rest of the World||Other consumer services||March 2012||Active|