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.
- Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Madagascar, Morocco, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda
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.
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- African Lion
- 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
- June 2008
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|
| Hummingbird Resources|
Hummingbird Resources is involved in the exploration and mining of gold in Liberia.
|Liberia||Africa, West Africa||Others||March 2010||Active|
| Kasbah Resources|
Kasbah Resources is involved in the exploration and mining of tin in Morocco.
|Morocco||Africa, North Africa||Others||May 2010||Active|
| Celamin Holdings|
Celamin Holdings is involved in the exploration and mining of phosphate in Tunisia.
|Tunisia||Africa, North Africa||Others||November 2010||Active|
| Indian Pacific Resources|
Indian Pacific Resources is involved in the exploration and mining of iron ore in Madagascar.
|Madagascar||Africa, East Africa||Others||March 2011||Active|
| Toro Gold|
Toro Gold Ltd is a private gold exploration and development company focused on the prolific Birimian and Archean geological terranes of Africa.
|Senegal||Africa, West Africa||Others||March 2011||Active|
| Predictive Discovery (Aurora Minerals)|
The company’s principal area of activity is Burkina Faso where the objective is to discover gold ore resources which could be profitably mined in a stand-alone operation
|Burkina Faso||Africa, West Africa||Others||September 2011||Active|
Roxgold is a gold exploration and development company with its key asset, the Yaramoko Gold Project, located in the Houndé greenstone belt of Burkina Faso, West Africa.
|Burkina Faso||Africa, West Africa||Others||November 2011||Active|
| IMX Resources (Formerly Continental Nickel Limited)|
Continental Nickel Ltd is owned by IMX Resources, and is involved in the exploration and mining of nickel in Tanzania.
|Tanzania||Africa, East Africa||Others||June 2012||Active|
| Graphex Resources Ltd|
Graphex was formed from the spin-out of IMX Resources. It is an Australian resource company which owns the coarse flake Chilalo Graphite Project in south-east Tanzania.
|Tanzania||Africa, East Africa||Others||June 2016||Active|