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, Central Africa
For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Nigeria
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, Others
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- ECP Africa
- 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
- March 2007
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|
| GIH/Airtel Gabon (formerly Celtel Gabon S.A)|
GIH/Airtel Gabon is a GSM cellular company in Gabon.
|Gabon||Africa, Central Africa||Communications and IT Services||April 2007||Active|
| Semme Mineral Water PLC|
Semme Mineral Water bottles and distributes natural mineral water from a spring.
|Cameroon||Africa, Central Africa||Food and agriculture||April 2007||Active|
| Oragroup (Formerly Financial BC SA)|
Oragroup is a regional commercial bank operating in West and Central Africa. Orabank (formerly known as Financial Bank) currently operates in Benin, Chad, Gabon, Guinea, Mauritania and Togo. It provides a broad spectrum of financial services to a wide range of corporates, SMEs and retail customers.
|Africa, West Africa||Financial services||September 2008||Active|
| Continental Reinsurance Plc|
Continental Reinsurance is a reinsurance company offering life and non-life products, and is based in Nigeria. It is present across Africa, with offices in Lagos, Douala, Abidjan and Nairobi.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Financial services||February 2016||Active|