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.
- South Asia
For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- Ghana, India, Sri Lanka
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.
- Communications and IT Services, Financial services, Health, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, 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
- January 2003
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|
| Gujarat Venture Capital Fund 1995|
A venture capital fund manager providing regional and sector funds in India
|India||South Asia||Financial services||December 1996||Active|
|BPL Communications Ltd||India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||December 1997||Active|
| UTI Bank Ltd|
UTI Bank is a private bank in India with operations on both the corporate and retail side.
|Ghana, India||Africa, South Asia, West Africa||Financial services||December 2001||Active|
| SML Isuzu Ltd (formerly Swaraj Mazda Ltd)|
SML Isuzu is a commercial vehicle manufacturer with over 25 years of experience. It is the first company in India to manufacture and supply fully built buses, ambulances and customized vehicles
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||December 2002||Active|
| CDC-PTL Holdings Ltd|
CDC-PTL is a SPV for Punjab Tractors Ltd, the second largest tractor manufacturer in India
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||December 2003||Active|