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.
- Africa, East Africa
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, Construction and real estate, Financial services, Food and agriculture, Health, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other consumer services, Others
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- Business Partners
- 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
- July 2006
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|
|Charleston Travel Ltd||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Other consumer services||June 2007||Active|
|Kimemiah Engineering Construction Ltd||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||June 2007||Active|
|Tintoria Ltd||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Other consumer services||June 2007||Active|
|Zingo Investments Ltd||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Financial services||June 2007||Active|
|Franconomic Enterprises Ltd||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||July 2007||Active|
|Mellech Engineering & Construction Ltd||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||November 2007||Active|
| BPI Kenya portfolio|
This is a quasi-equity risk capital fund established in Kenya. The fund invests in local Kenyan small and medium enterprises and provides post-investment technical assistance funding.
|Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Financial services||March 2008||Active|
|Bright Star Foods||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Food and agriculture||March 2008||Active|
|Elex Products||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Others||March 2008||Active|
|Forecast Electronics||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Communications and IT Services||March 2008||Active|
|Gathee Enterprises||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Infrastructure||March 2008||Active|
|Heritage Foods||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Food and agriculture||March 2008||Active|
|Match Electrical||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||March 2008||Active|
|Metha Collections||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||March 2008||Active|
|Newco Ltd t/a De Kelvins Auto Repairs||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Construction and real estate||March 2008||Active|
|Preciss International (BPI)||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Communications and IT Services||March 2008||Active|
|Tausi Freight Services||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||March 2008||Active|
|Universal Cabs||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Other consumer services||March 2008||Active|
|Westco Development Limited||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Construction and real estate||April 2008||Active|
|EEA Kenya Limited||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Communications and IT Services||July 2008||Active|
|Kawa Garments Limited||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||July 2008||Active|
|Mariakani Quarries Ltd.||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||July 2008||Active|
|Haematec Diagnostics||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Health||October 2008||Active|
|JAP International||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||October 2008||Active|
|MWEU Mbwika||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||October 2008||Active|
|Equator Apparels Company Limited||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||February 2009||Active|
|Brits Freighter Limited||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||April 2009||Active|
|Eldoville Farm||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Food and agriculture||April 2009||Active|
|Gesoko General Contractors||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||April 2009||Active|
|Ashley’s Kenya Ltd||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Other consumer services||August 2009||Active|
|Brand Track Ltd||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||August 2009||Active|
|Chris Manie Theuri T/A St Johns House||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Infrastructure||September 2009||Active|
|Mutsimoto Motor Co Ltd||Kenya||Africa, East Africa||Manufacturing||September 2009||Active|