In May 2018, CDC made a $20 million commitment to the $70 million first close of Ethos Mezzanine Partners III.
The fund will be one of the first providers of debt-based growth mezzanine financing in southern and eastern Africa, which will support the development of financial markets. The fund will also support the evolution of mid to large-sized family businesses by providing growth capital and value-add advisory services.
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- Ethos Private Equity
- 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
- May 2018
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.
- South Africa
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
|Chibuku Products Holdings Limited||Malawi||Africa, East Africa||Food and agriculture||August 2018||Active|