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.
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, Education, Financial services, Food and agriculture, Health, Infrastructure, Other consumer services
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- Ascent Capital Advisors Private Limited
- 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
- August 2009
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|
| GMR Energy Limited / Skyron Eco Ventures (GMR Infrastructure)|
GMR Energy Limited (GEL), is the subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Limited, and is focused on energy assets of the group. GEL has 3 operational plants aggregating to about 820 MW and 10 projects under construction/development.
|India||South Asia||Infrastructure||May 2010||Active|
| IVRCL Assets & Holdings Ltd|
IVRCL Assets & Holdings is a subsidiary of IVRCL Infrastructure & Projects. It is involved in various infrastructure segments including road, water and oil tankage facilities across India.
|India||South Asia||Infrastructure||November 2010||Active|
| Karaikal Port Private Limited|
Karaikal is an SPV promoted by Chennai based Marg Limited. It owns a port that has been developed about 320km south of Chennai on the eastern cost of India under a 30 year BOT concession.
|India||South Asia||Infrastructure||September 2011||Active|
| Supermarket Grocery Supplies Private Limited (Bigbasket.com)|
BigBasket is India's first comprehensive online grocery store targeting urban consumers.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||February 2012||Active|
| iNurture Education Solutions|
i-Nurture provides degree courses that impart practical and up-to-date skill sets that meet industry needs along with a strong theoretical base.
|India||South Asia||Education||July 2012||Active|
| Skanray Technologies Private Ltd|
Skanray Technologies was founded in 2007 and manufactures medical equipment such as patient monitoring systems, high-frequency X-rays, ICU ventilators and ECG machines.
|India||South Asia||Health||August 2013||Active|
| Maiyas Beverages and Foods Pvt Ltd|
Maiyas is a Bangalore-based food manufacturing company that produces snacks, cold drinks, mixes, spices and frozen foods.
|India||South Asia||Food and agriculture||March 2014||Active|
| Sequent Scientific (Alivira Animal Health Ltd)|
Alivira is a joint venture between Shasun Pharma and Sequent Scientific and is engaged in developing, manufacturing and marketing of animal health products and formulations.
|India||South Asia||Health||April 2014||Active|
| Vizury Interactive Solutions Pvt Ltd (Lemnisk)|
Vizury is a Bangalore-based digital CRM platform enabling online businesses to engage with customers through personalised marketing solutions and has clients across a variety of sectors including e-commerce, healthcare, financial services and travel/hospitality.
|India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||June 2014||Active|
|Vizury Interactive Solutions Pvt Ltd (Lemnisk)||India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||June 2014||Active|
| Radiant Cash Management Services|
Radiant Cash Management Services is expanding its services across India and serves over 23,000 pick-up and delivery points across 2,500 locations.
|India||South Asia||Financial services||January 2015||Active|
| Robosoft Technologies Pvt Ltd|
Robosoft Tecnhologies is an Indian information technology company, founded in 1996, which provides software product development services.
|India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||April 2015||Active|
| Talwalkars Better Value Fitness|
Talwalkars Better Value Fitness Ltd is India's largest fitness chain, with over 150 gyms across 80 cities offering a diverse set of services including gyms, spas, and health counselling. Talwalkars pioneered the concept of organised fitness centres in India, setting up the first centre in Mumbai in 1932.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||June 2015||Active|
|Solara Active Pharma Sciences||India||South Asia||Health||June 2018||Active|