Aureos South East Asia Fund II

Rest of the World Manufacturing, Other consumer services, Education, Business services

This is an SME-focused fund investing in South East Asia.

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.

:
Rest of the World
Countries

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

:
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
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.

:
Business services, Education, Manufacturing, 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:
Aureos Capital
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

:
December 2010
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.

:
$15m
Domicile

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

:
Canada

Investments made by this fund

  • Active
  • Exited
Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Swift Haulage Sdn Bhd Malaysia Rest of the World Manufacturing April 2012 Active
Orca Global Pte Ltd

Orca is an English language training education service provider.

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Indonesia Rest of the World Education July 2012 Active
Wine Connection

Wine Connection was founded in 1998 and offers affordable, high quality and exclusive wines from around the world through owned F&B outlets. It is now the largest owner and operator of wine-themed F&B concepts in Southeast Asia, with over 55 outlets in Singapore and Thailand.

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Thailand Rest of the World Other consumer services April 2014 Active
KPN Academy

Established in 2000 and originally a music education provider, KPN Academy is one of Thailand's leading out-of-school education service providers with 103 centres across Thailand offering a variety of subjects.

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Thailand Rest of the World Education May 2014 Active
Singapore International School

Singapore International School is a leading K-12 international school operator.

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Indonesia Rest of the World Education October 2014 Active
Ninja Logistics

Ninja Logistics, founded in 2014, is one of South East Asia's fastest growing express logistics companies focusing on last mile deliveries to the e-commerce sector. The company currently operates in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam supporting over 3,000 e-commerce clients. Powered by proprietary cloud-based technology, the company uses sophisticated algorithms to solve complex logistics to optimise delivery routes.

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Rest of the World Other consumer services April 2016 Active
Vietnam-US

The company was established in 1997 and has grown rapidly to become a dominant player in the value-focused/mid-market English language training segment in Vietnam. It offers high quality English language training at affordable price points. One of its strategic partners is the Oxford University Press.

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Vietnam Rest of the World Education September 2016 Active