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.
- China, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tunisia
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, Education, Financial services, Food and agriculture, Health, 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
- April 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.
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
| 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||January 2005||Active|
| Candax Energy Inc|
Candax is an upstream exploration and production (E&P) company that buys and develops upstream oil and gas assets in North Africa.
|Tunisia||Africa, North Africa||Others||August 2005||Active|
|Taizinai Biotechnology||China||Rest of the World||Food and agriculture||July 2006||Active|
Inpac is the largest paper packaging company in Northern China; a one-stop service, fulfilling paper and packaging requirements with a just-in-time (4 hour) capability between order and delivery.
|China||Rest of the World||Manufacturing||December 2006||Active|
| Seven Energy (Formerly Exoro Energy/Gulf of Guinea Energy Limited)|
Seven Energy is an upstream oil & gas company based in Nigeria but with ambition to expand in Western Africa. Seven Energy has a large interest in the undeveloped onshore Uquo Field to the east of the Niger.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Others||February 2007||Active|
| Diamond Bank|
Diamond Bank is the ninth largest universal bank in Nigeria (with a subsidiary in Benin Republic), with a strong focus on the SME and corporate sectors.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Financial services||April 2007||Active|
| Mouka Limited|
Mouka Limited is a private Nigerian company which manufactures polyurethane (foam) used in making mattresses, furniture and other products. The company is the leading polyurethane company in Nigeria with its products sold across the country.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Manufacturing||June 2007||Active|
|Sinai Marble||Egypt||Africa, North Africa||Others||June 2007||Active|
|Mivan Far East Limited||India, Malaysia||Rest of the World, South Asia||Manufacturing||July 2007||Active|
| RTT (Formerly Fuel Logistics)|
RTT is a supply chain and logistics services group in South Africa. With a nationwide network, it provides customised logistics solutions to blue chip local and international customers in a wide range of industry sectors, in particular FMCG and pharmaceutical.
|South Africa||Africa, Southern Africa||Manufacturing||July 2007||Active|
|Asia Pacific Exploration Consolidated (APEC)||Indonesia||Rest of the World||Others||October 2007||Active|
| LMKR Holdings Limited|
LMKR Holdings is a provider of information management solutions to the oil and gas industry, with outsourcing expertise in developing and implementing advanced solutions for storage, processing, simulation and integration of sub-surface data relating to the exploration and production (E&P) of oil and gas.
|Pakistan||South Asia||Others||October 2007||Active|
|Ambow||China||Rest of the World||Education||September 2008||Active|
| Teknicast Sdn Bhd|
Teknicast is a niche aluminium die -casting business in Malaysia. It produces high precision aluminium products mainly for long term customers in the international oil and gas industry.
|Malaysia||Rest of the World||Others||September 2008||Active|
| Plateno Group Ltd (formerly 7 Days Inn)|
7 Days is one of the leading budget hotel chains in China. The company provides an affordable, yet quality, hospitality service to the growing number of leisure and corporate travellers in China.
|China||Rest of the World||Other consumer services||October 2008||Active|