Emerge Central America Growth Fund LLC

Rest of the World Manufacturing, Construction and real estate, Other consumer services, Health, Business services

This is a Central American-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.

:
Rest of the World
Countries

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

:
Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala
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, Health, 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

:
October 2006
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.

:
$5m
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
Constructora e Inmobiliaria Centroamericana S.A. de C.V.

Constructora e Inmobiliaria Centroamericana S.A. de C.V. (Conica) is a home construction company providing mid-income residences in El Salvador.

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El Salvador Rest of the World Construction and real estate June 2007 Active
Horizontes Capital Corporation

Horizontes Capital is a tour operator in Costa Rica.

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Costa Rica Rest of the World Other consumer services June 2008 Active
Mango Plantation (Pacific Plaza)

Pacific Plaza is a 22-hectare continuing care retirement community development with an integrated medical complex. The first phase of this development, Mango Plantation, includes the construction of a hospital and medical office building.

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Costa Rica Rest of the World Health July 2009 Active
Texas Ribs de Guatemala S.A (Tony Romas Guatemala)

Texas Ribs owns and operates restaurants specific to the Tony Romas brand in Guatemala.

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Guatemala Rest of the World Other consumer services August 2009 Active
Adalta Costa Rica

Adalta manufactures personal care, house and car cleaning products through Adalta sells Cruz Verde (insecticide), F40 (car cleaning products), and Limpex (house cleaning products) brands. The company also manufactures insecticides.

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Costa Rica Rest of the World Manufacturing March 2010 Active
Desarrollos Culturales Costarricenses

Desarrollos is a retail chain selling books in Costa Rica.

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Costa Rica Rest of the World Other consumer services August 2010 Active