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, Southern Africa
For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- Nigeria, South Africa
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, Financial services, 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:
- 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
- October 2005
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|
Busby is a retailer and wholesaler of apparel, accessories, household goods and textiles.
|South Africa||Africa, Southern Africa||Other consumer services||June 2008||Active|
| Waco International|
Waco International Holdings is an industrial services company that provides forming, shoring and scaffolding, re-locatable and modular buildings, and sanitation products and services to industries such as construction and mining.
|South Africa||Africa, Southern Africa||Manufacturing||June 2012||Active|
| Ecobank (Formerly Oceanic Bank of Nigeria)|
Ecobank is a commercial bank in Nigeria listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Financial services||December 2018||Active|