Advans, S.A.

West Africa,Africa 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.

:
Africa, West Africa
Countries

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

:
Cambodia, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tanzania, Tunisia
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:
Horus Development Finance
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 2008
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.

:
$14.2m
Domicile

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

:
Luxembourg

Investments made by this fund

  • Active
  • Exited
Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Advans Banque Congo

Advans Congo provides microfinance loans to micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Congo.

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Democratic Republic of Congo Africa, Central Africa Financial services September 2008 Active
Advans Cambodia (AMRET)

Advans Cambodia provides microfinance loans to micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Cambodia.

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Cambodia Rest of the World Financial services September 2008 Active
Advans Cameroon

Advans Cameroon provides microfinance loans to micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Cameroon.

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Cameroon Africa, Central Africa Financial services September 2008 Active
Advans Ghana

Advans Ghana provides microfinance loans to micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Ghana.

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Ghana Africa, West Africa Financial services September 2008 Active
Advans Cote d’Ivoire

Advans Côte d Ivoire provides microfinance loans to micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Côte d Ivoire.

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Cote d'Ivoire Africa, West Africa Financial services June 2009 Active
Advans Tanzania

Advans is a microfinance institution providing financial products to micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Tanzania.

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Tanzania Africa, East Africa Financial services June 2010 Active
Advans Nigeria

Advans is a microfinance institution providing financial products to micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Nigeria.

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Nigeria Africa, West Africa Financial services June 2012 Active
Advans Pakistan

Advans is a microfinance institution providing financial products to micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Pakistan.

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Pakistan South Asia Financial services June 2012 Active
Advans Tunisia

Advans is a microfinance institution providing financial products to micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Tunisia.

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Tunisia Africa, North Africa Financial services September 2013 Active
Advans Myanmar

Mirofinance in Myanmar

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Myanmar South Asia Financial services March 2016 Active