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
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, Communications and IT Services, Food and agriculture, 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:
- Horizon 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
- April 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.
- South Africa
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
| Qorus Software (Pty) Ltd|
Qorus is a software provider based in Cape Town, South Africa, that provides document automation solutions.
|South Africa||Africa, Southern Africa||Communications and IT Services||October 2013||Active|
| National Urethane Industries (Pty) Ltd “NUI”|
National Urethane Industries is a polyurethanes house specialising in the manufacture of coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers. It is based in South Africa and employs approximately 60 people.
|South Africa||Africa, Southern Africa||Manufacturing||August 2014||Active|