Aureos West Africa Fund LLC

West Africa,Africa Manufacturing, Financial services, Business services, Food and agriculture, Others, Construction and real estate

This is a West Africa-focused SME 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, West Africa
Countries

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

:
Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal
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, Construction and real estate, Financial services, Food and agriculture, Manufacturing, Others
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.

:
$13m
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
Regimanuel Gray Ltd

Regimanuel is a real estate developer incorporated in Ghana with a subsidiary in Sierra Leone. It has expertise in turnkey project development including road works and electrical distribution networks.

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Ghana Africa, West Africa Construction and real estate December 2004 Active
C&I Leasing Plc

C&I was incorporated in 1990 as a private company to provide operating and finance leases & other ancillary services. In 1997, C&I concluded a major restructuring, converting to a public company and listing its shares on the Nigerian stock exchange.

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Nigeria Africa, West Africa Financial services September 2006 Active