Aureos Southern Africa Fund LLC

Southern Africa,Africa Manufacturing, Food and agriculture, Communications and IT Services, Financial services

This is a Southern Africa-focused fund.

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, Southern Africa
Countries

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

:
Angola, Madagascar, South Africa, Zambia
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.

:
Communications and IT Services, Financial services, Food and agriculture, Manufacturing
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

:
June 2003
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.

:
$12.6m
Domicile

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

:
Mauritius

Investments made by this fund

  • Active
  • Exited
Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Tofo Public Cellular Payphones (Pty) Ltd South Africa Africa, Southern Africa Communications and IT Services November 2004 Active
Real People Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Real People is a specialist provider of credit, education and debt collection services in the mass, previously unbanked market sector in South and East Africa. It also provides cellular and education products.

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South Africa Africa, Southern Africa Financial services October 2006 Active