JS Private Equity Fund I LLC

South Asia Food and agriculture, Others, Other consumer services, Health

A Pakistan-focused SME fund with investments in agribusiness, consumer, pharmaceuticals, and communications.

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.

:
South Asia
Countries

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

:
Pakistan
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.

:
Food and agriculture, Health, 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:
JS 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

:
December 2007
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.

:
$40m
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
Hot FM 105 (formerly Sachal Radio Group)

Sachal Radio operates 4 FM radio companies, owning 16 FM licenses across Sindh province, Baluchistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa regions.

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Pakistan South Asia Other consumer services September 2008 Active
Agrow

Agrow is an agribusiness in Lahore that sells agricultural inputs and services to farmers in rural areas of Punjab and Sindh. Products include fertiliser, seeds and diesel, as well as crop advisory and equipment rental services.

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Pakistan South Asia Food and agriculture April 2010 Active
Macter International

Macter International is amongst the leading pharmaceutical companies in Pakistan and manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products.

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Pakistan South Asia Health June 2011 Active